J. Lindsay Hood
Lindsay Hood is a passionate supporter of CKUA, an avid listener since 1975 and a financial supporter since 1997 when he served as co-chair of CKUA and assisted in resurrecting CKUA after the station went off the air.
In his professional life, Mr. Hood has been actively involved in many notable oilfield service ventures in his 41 years in the sector. He has served as a field engineer, marketer, manager, executive, owner, founder and financier of successful oilfield service companies. Mr. Hood has served on the Boards of charitable and arts organizations, and both public and private companies.
He is currently the Chairman of Kobold Corporation – a privately-held oilfield service technology company founded in 2007.
BSc, PhD, PEng, FEC, FCAE
Bill Roggensack began listening to CKUA broadcasts in the 1960s and has been a committed financial and volunteer supporter since before the dark days of 1997. He delights in sponsoring some of his favourite programming on a regular basis, assisting CKUA in its mission to bring quality curated music to listeners in Alberta and around the world.
Bill currently chairs the Board of Directors for Volant Products Inc., a privately held specialty equipment manufacturer. In 2013, he began transitioning out of executive duties, but still provides corporate and strategic oversight. Before founding Volant, Bill served in senior technical and management roles in the energy sector with an industrial research laboratory (11 yrs), and before that, as a geotechnical consultant for hydrocarbon and mineral resource development projects in the Canadian Arctic and Alaska (17 yrs).
Bill has held volunteer roles with numerous professional organizations including APEGA, CGS, SPE, NRC, ASCE and the APEGA Education Foundation. Additionally, Bill has served on APEGA’s Council (3 year elected term) and has been both a Board Member and President of the APEGA Education Foundation (a charitable foundation). He has also served on advisory boards in academic and technical settings.
Bill lives in Calgary, where he enjoys having grandchildren close by, and pursuing his passions of music, gardening, fly fishing, travel, and reading.