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Management
Profiles
· Brad Sparkes
President and CEO
· Pat Bowes
Vice President Development
· Keith Knudsen
Manager Development Engineering
· Shelly Sammartino
Executive Assistant
and Office Manager
· Alan Moon
Director
· Reid Brodylo
Director
· Carri Clarke
Director
Management Profiles
Brad Sparkes, President and CEO
Mr. Sparkes brings extensive experience developing, financing and managing power projects in North America to the BowArk team. He was instrumental in creating and implementing the structure to finance the St. Leon Wind Energy Project in St. Leon Manitoba and served as the Chief Financial Officer of AirSource Power Fund I LP. Prior to BowArk, Mr. Sparkes led Calpine Canada’s acquisition and development team which successfully built, acquired and financed over 600MW of generation in less than two years. Mr. Sparkes started his career at TransAlta Corporation’s (TA-T) and was part of their Independent Power Projects Development team.
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Pat Bowes, Vice President Development
Pat Bowes joined BowArk in September 2003 as Vice President Development, and is responsible for the technical development of power projects. Most recently, Mr. Bowes was instrumental to the success of Air Source’s St. Leon Wind Energy Project, acting as the technical lead for owners and lenders due diligence, equipment supplier contracts (construction, warranty and maintenance agreements) as well as equipment selection and resource analysis. Mr. Bowes is an engineer with more than 15 years of experience. Prior to joining BowArk, he led Calpine Canada's Technical Development Team.
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Keith Knudsen, Manager Development Engineering
Keith joined the BowArk team in 2007 as the Manager Development Engineering and assists in the technical development of power projects.  Keith graduated with a Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering with a specialization in Environmental Engineering in the summer of 2006.  He brings with him a strong background in power cycle theory and data analysis.  He has a wide range of previous work experiences including: Engineering, procurement and construction for the Oil and Gas processing industry, engineering design and fabrication for natural gas reciprocating engines, and operations planning for natural gas pipelines. 
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Shelly Sammartino, Executive Assistant and Office Manager
Ms. Sammartino joined BowArk in 2007 as the Executive Assistant and Office Manager.  Previously, she held the position of Administrative Assistant with Grand Banks Energy Corporation a public company traded on the TSX Venture Exchange.  Ms. Sammartino has over twenty years experience in the Oil & Gas industry as an Executive Assistant and in office management.
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Alan Moon, Director
Mr. Moon currently serves on the boards of six publicly traded companies. He holds the position of the Chairman of the Board with both Lake Shore Gold Corp. (LSG-T) and Superior Diamonds Inc. (SUP-VN). Mr. Moon is on the Board of Trustees of Avenir Diversified Income Trust (AVF.UN-T), Calpine Power Income Trust (CF.UN-T) and on the Board of Directors of TransAtlantic Petroleum Corp. (TNP.U-T) and Maxy Gold Corp. (MXD-VN). Previously, he held the position of President of TransAlta Energy Corporation, an international independent electric power generation and distribution company with approximately $1 billion in assets. Mr. Moon has invested with BowArk in the St. Joseph Wind Park as well as other projects.
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Reid Brodylo, Director
Mr. Brodylo is a professional geologist with 20 years of experience in the energy industry. He is the President of Fort Calgary Resources and previously held the positions of Senior Geologist at Renaissance Energy Ltd. and Vice President of Exploration at Bellator Exploration Inc.
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Carri Clarke, Director
Ms. Clarke is a Chartered Accountant with 14 years of senior level finance and accounting experience. She specialized in the area of oil and gas accounting during her tenure as a Senior Audit Manager with Deloitte and Touche in Calgary. Currently she is the Vice President of Finance with Fort Calgary Resources Ltd., and previously held the role of Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Interaction Resources Ltd.
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