Announcement – 2017 Alberta Institute of Agrology Awards

March 21, 2017 /in /by Trace Associates

2017 Alberta Institute of Agrology Awards

Calgary, Alberta – Mr. Darrell Haight, President and CEO of Trace Associates Inc. (Trace) is pleased to announce that Ms. Esther Vonkeman-Roset and Mr. Kirk Elliott are the 2017 Alberta Institute of Agrologists (AIA) award recipients of the Outstanding Young Agrologist Award and Outstanding Young Technologist in Agrology Award, respectively.

Ms. Vonkeman-Roset, based in our Lethbridge office, is an Environmental Scientist, specializing in remediation, reclamation, and soil classification programs. Esther is a member of the AIA Lethbridge Branch and is the former Secretary and Vice-President of the Lethbridge Branch. Esther also guest lectures at the Lethbridge College, teaching 2010 Reclamation Criteria implementation.

Mr. Elliott, based in our Didsbury office, is an Environmental Scientist and Partner at Trace. Kirk leads several of Trace’s large upstream oil and gas environmental programs and specializes in reclamation and vegetation management. Kirk is a coach and mentor for several of Trace’s junior scientists and has become a benchmark for top performers at Trace.

“I am extremely proud of the leadership Esther and Kirk provide both to Trace and the environmental consulting industry”, said Mr. Haight. “We value the work AIA does on behalf of our industry, and it was an honour to celebrate Esther’s and Kirk’s work at the 2017 AIA Conference.”


About Trace Associates Inc.

Founded in 2006, Trace is a 100% employee-owned environmental consulting firm serving Western and Northern Canada. Our purpose is to help our people and our clients have a great life. Our core values are simple and guide everything we do: safety, excellence, and balance.

Trace provides environmental consulting services to energy, mining, industrial, forestry, real estate, development, agriculture, and government clients during all stages of the project life cycle (planning, construction, operation, decommissioning, and redevelopment). Our operations are located in Alberta (Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge, Didsbury, and Stettler) and Saskatchewan (Saskatoon and Regina).


For further information, contact:

Lois Miller, MBA

Director Strategy & Business Development

T: 306.242.5865