Board of Directors

Dixie Energy Trust Invesment

David G. Anderson


Mr. Anderson has over 20 years of financial experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to his appointment as the President of the Administrator, he has been Chief Financial Officer of EmberClear Corp. (a project development company) since 2003. Mr. Anderson has been Chief Executive Officer of Winsome Capital Inc. (a private venture capital firm) since 1993.

Mr. Anderson was a founder and director of Bison Resources Ltd. (an oil and gas exploration and production company), from May 1997 to January 2006. David was a founder, director and Executive Vice President of Outrider Resources Ltd. from August 1993 to December 1996. David has extensive experience in the structuring and finance of public and private corporations.

Dixie Energy Trust Invesment

Ian Atkinson

Director, President & CEO

Ian Atkinson was a founder and executive officer of Athabasca Oil Corp., a Canadian company focused on the development of oil resource plays in Alberta, Canada.

Mr. Atkinson began his career as a development engineer with Talisman Energy Inc. and joined Renaissance Energy Limited as an exploitation engineer. Following that, he worked as a senior acquisitions engineer with Northrock Resources. During his 19-year career, he has held several executive positions, including manager, engineering and operations, at Quarry Oil & Gas and vice-president engineering and operations at Morpheus Energy Corp.

Mr. Atkinson obtained a B.Sc. in petroleum engineering from the University of Alberta, and a M.Sc. in chemical engineering from the University of Calgary. Mr. Atkinson is currently enrolled in the Directors Education Program through the Institute of Corporate Directors’ at the University of Toronto.


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Michael Kelly


Michael Kelly is a proven leader in the oil and gas industry with over 25 years experience in managing growth oriented companies in domestic and international markets. Currently, Mr. Kelly is consulting with ARC Financial Corp. where is he actively pursuing investment opportunities in the Canadian oil and gas service industry. Prior thereto he was a member of the executive team that led Trican Well Service Ltd. (TSX: TCW) from a Canadian focused microcap service company to a multi-billion market cap full service provider with operations extending through North America, Russia, Australia, North Africa and the Middle East.

Mr. Kelly is a Chartered Accountant and is a past President and founding member of the Petroleum Service Association of Canada Standing Committee on Finance.