Chuck PeltonChuck Pelton, SCMP

Chuck is Sourcing Manager for Motor Coach Industries (MCI). He has over 10 years of supply chain experience working with Celestica, Monarch Industries and MCI.

Chuck received his SCMP Designation in 2013 and his CPIM Designation (APICS) in 2010. He completed his Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Summa Cum Laude) at McMaster University in 2001.


Jurgens BekkerJurgens Bekker, SCMP
Vice President and Director of Operations

Jurgens is the Assistant Manager for Purchasing Services and Construction Category Lead who partners with other professionals at the University of Manitoba to develop the most advanced educational research institution in the province.

Jurgens has contributed to the research and practice of supply chain management with over 20 years experience across the public and private sectors. He received his SCMP Designation in 2014 and holds degrees reflecting his interests in science and economics.


Vera KeyedeVera Keyede, SCMP
Registrar and Director of Finance

Vera is Purchasing Agent for Gerdau.  She has over 10 years of supply experience with Gerdau, Hudbay, Etisalat Nigieria, and MTN Communications.

Vera received her SCMP Designation in 2010.  She received her ACA Designation from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales in 2000.


Mari Ann WeberMari Ann Weber, SCMP

Mari-Ann is a Senior Purchasing Consultant with the University of Manitoba’s IT Procurement Centre. She has over 12 years of supply chain experience working with Crown Cap Limited, New Flyer Industries, and the University of Manitoba. Mari-Ann is currently Chair of the SCMA Manitoba Awards Committee.

Mari-Ann received her SCMP Designation in 2010. She completed her Bachelor of Human Ecology Degree in 2000.


Alexandra CristeaAlexandra Cristea

Alexandra is Director of Procurement for Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries (MBLL) Corporation. She has over 20 years of management experience with MBLL, Assiniboine Credit Union, and SGS Canada Inc.

Alexandra received her MBA in Economics & Finance from HEC Montreal in 1999 and completed the Strategic Decision and Risk Management Program at Stanford University in 2010.