Kevin Van Koughnett is an electrical engineer with 35 years of experience in electric power across Canada and around the world.  Since 2000, he has been involved in the development of wind farms.  He recently retired from the position of Director of Site Development with TransAlta Corporation, where he was responsible for all site development activities of the company, including wind, hydro, and thermal facilities.  He has a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Queen's, a MBA from the University of Calgary, and a Certificate in Financial Planning from the Canadian Institute of Financial Planning.  Mr. Van Koughnett has served on SASCI's Board since 2006 and is currently the Secretary/Treasurer.  Mr. Van Koughnett resides in Calgary and owns property in the MD of Pincher Creek.