George F. Fink
Mr. Fink is the Chairman of the Board of Pine Cliff and is also the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Bonterra Energy Corp. Mr. Fink sits on the Board of Directors of the Explorers and Producers Association of Canada (EPAC) and has formerly served on the Board of Governors of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP). Mr. Fink's career spans 40 years, primarily in the oil and gas industry. After articling with Ernst & Young and obtaining the Chartered Accountant designation, Mr. Fink worked for Shaw Pipe Industries, Ranger Oil and Comstate Resources before starting Bonterra Corporation (a spinoff from Comstate).
Philip B. Hodge
Mr. Hodge joined Pine Cliff in January 2012 as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director and its first employee. Prior to Pine Cliff, Mr. Hodge held the positions of Vice President, Business Development and Vice President Acquisitions and Divestments at Penn West Exploration, one of the largest conventional oil and natural gas producers in North America. Prior to that, Mr. Hodge was a Managing Director at Mackie Research Capital Corporation and J.F. Mackie & Co., Calgary based investment banks, Vice-President, General Counsel and Director of Westport Innovations Inc. and President of Westport’s China Division and a partner at Bennett Jones LLP, a Canadian national law firm, practicing in that firm's securities and mergers and acquisitions teams in its Calgary office.
Randy M. Jarock
Mr. Jarock joined the Board of Directors of Pine Cliff in May, 2012 and is the Chair of its Audit Committee and Reserves Committee. He previously held the position of Chief Operating Officer at Pine Cliff and was also engaged as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Bonterra Energy Corp. where he had previously held several roles with increased responsibility throughout the years. He is also a director of Bonterra Energy Corp. Mr. Jarock's career in the oil and gas industry spans more than 25 years and has worked for major oil and gas companies before joining Comstate Resources Ltd. as Operations Manager
Jacqueline R. Ricci
Ms. Ricci joined the Board of Directors of Pine Cliff in May, 2020. Ms. Ricci has been a Vice President and Director at J. Zechner Associates, Toronto, Ontario, since 1997, where she is responsible for stock selection and portfolio mix in J. Zechner's Canadian Small/Mid-Capitalization Portfolios. In this position, Ms. Ricci has significant experience evaluating business plans and management performance in small and midcapitalization companies in the Canadian market.
William S. Rice, Q.C.
Mr. Rice joined the Board of Directors of Pine Cliff in May, 2016 and is the Chair of its Governance, Nomination and Compensation Committee. Mr. Rice was Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Alberta Securities Commission from 2005 to 2015 and Chair of the Canadian Securities Administrators from 2011 to 2015. From 2000 to 2005, Mr. Rice was National Managing Partner of the Bennett Jones LLP law firm. Prior to taking his position with the Alberta Securities Commission, Mr. Rice served as a chair or member of a number of corporate boards of directors.