APlus Team

Trained. Tested. Trusted.

President & CEO



Rebecca Winkel dares to take a positive and proactive approach to safety every day. She brings extensive management experience at the senior level in Commercial, Industrial, Institutional and Residential sectors along with expanding her education in numerous fields. Her clients have included Dawson Wallace Construction, Bird Construction, Primary Engineering, Western Weather Roofing Systems, Anthem Properties, SUMMA, and others.

As the lead for APlus Actions, Rebecca is committed to enabling clients to get on board with safety with detailed and personalized training programs for field, administrative and management staff. She can manage safety projects and clients to maintain, reviews, manage and monitors, quarterly in-house programs and create resolutions to committees such as the Joint Health and Safety committee in Alberta. Her goal is to take clients beyond the standard safety requirements, exceeds the expectations and performance currently practiced in the industry.



NCSO Certification
Health/Safety & Environment Certificate ( U of C ) 2016
Business & Leadership for HSE
Professionals ( U of C )
Standard First Aid Training
Project Management Certificate ( U of C )
Arbitration & Mediation Certificate ( U of C )
Alternatives in Dispute Resolution ( U of C )

Project Operations & Administration
Change Management Specialist (CMS)
Crisis & Media Relations


An award-winning and skilled project manager, certified Organizational Change specialist and communications expert, Donna focuses on the challenges at hand, analyzing/conceptualizing project requirements to deliver strategic, no-nonsense options and plans for 27 years.

She provides industry clients contract Change Management (Full Scale and ‘Lite” including Coaching/Training and Plans), Project Management, Crisis communications, strategies and training for media interviews.

Her flexible experience includes OCM/Comms for WSP Focus Oil & Gas, Corporate Communications Strategist and OCM for Sanjel Corporation; Reporter and Associate Producer/Production Assistant for CBC Radio One Windsor & Toronto, covering Chemical Valley in Sarnia, Reporter/Columnist for The Calgary Herald and The Sarnia Gazette, Senior Writer, Publications Manager, Media Relations Advisor for Parallel Strategies and Phoenix Group.

Donna is also an instructor/facilitator, offering professional development and continuing education for adult learners and corporate clients at Bow Valley College | Chiu School of Business and has previously taught at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. She is also a guest lecturer at Lung Hwa University in Taipei teaching business communications and cultural diversity.

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Change Management Specialist (2012)
CAPM (2016)
Instructor/Facilitator (Bow Valley College/Chiu School of Business,
Sask Polytechnic) (9 years)
Journalist & Broadcaster (27 years)

Safety Operations Strategist & Trainer
(Oil & Gas, Transportation, Manufacturing)


Art began his 40+-year career being born into a family-run petroleum transportation company. He was attracted to the excitement and opportunities that were possible within the petrochemical industry. He began working working for Imperial Oil Ltd. in Regina in 1974. He attained his Safety Professional designation at that time and continued to develop and implement Safety Management and Loss Control Systems for 25 years. His work experience includes:

R&G Transport Ltd. Regina , Sask.
Loraas Disposal Ltd. Regina, Sask.
Imperial Oil Ltd. Edmonton, Alta.
Petro-Canada/Suncor Burnaby B.C.
VANOC 2010, Vancouver B.C. (Fuel Logistics Lead)

Heralded as a “Practical Safety Professional”, Art is dedicated to providing guidance and assistance to management in their pursuit of total loss control.



Safety Systems Accreditation – DNV
Accident Investigation Accreditation – DNV
Safety and Loss Control Program Development and Auditing
BCHAZMAT First Responder Accreditation 2014
Transportation of Dangerous Goods Trainer 2014
WHMIS Instructor Accreditation 2014
Confined Space Pre-Entry Accreditation 2014
Hazardous Waste Operations Certification 2014
Platinum Level Sales Certification – Petro-Canada 2011

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