Vice-President, Human Resources and Safety
Kathy McCrum was appointed Vice-President of Human Resources and Safety in November 2017. Prior to accepting this role, Mrs. McCrum held the position of Director, Human Resources at the Co-op Refinery Complex., She was responsible for the Human Resource function and contributed to the operational strategy.
Previously, Mrs. McCrum worked for Kramer LTD (CAT) as Vice-President, Human Resources and Safety. This provided her with the opportunity to work with executive industry peers from across the Americas, as well as with Caterpillar leadership in Illinois.
Mrs. McCrum started her career with Canadian Pacific Railway, where she held various managerial roles within Human Resources, Customer Service Operations and Business Development. She played an integral role as a member of the American Railway Engineer and Maintenance Association (AREMA) and helped shape the direction of the North American railway engineering field.
Graduating from the University of Regina with a Bachelor of Business Administration, Mrs. McCrum holds her Canadian Professional Human Resource (CPHR) designation. She also received her Personal and Professional Coaching Certification and is a certified personal and professional coach through Concordia University.
She has a passion for health and fitness having spent many years volunteering as a certified fitness instructor. Mrs. McCrum currently serves on the Regina Exhibition Association Limited board (operating Evraz Place), as well as the WorkSafe Board of Directors in Saskatchewan.