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Introducing the BGGoPlan® Emergency Response App for Business

Make the best decisions and notify the right people at the right time on their smartphones during emergencies with a seamless, secure and effective mobile emergency response plan.

Available for iPhone and Android

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Transform how your team plans, coordinates and communicates in emergencies to keep your people safe and business running.

  • Incident tracking with time & event log
  • Mobile platform for multiple users
  • Secure instant group messaging & notification
  • GPS location-based visual field intelligence
  • Automated workflow, roles, responsibilities & forms for regulatory compliance
  • Push technology updates contact lists
  • Fully customizable
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Executive Problem
Always on the go.
How do I communicate with my team if an emergency happens?
What is the status of the emergency?
How do I get timely updates and be able to provide direction to my team?
Executive Solution
I can send and receive group text messages to ensure instant communication.
The status board tells me who, when and which role has been activated.
The time and event log gives me event updates as they are logged by key responders.
I can send and receive group text messages to ensure instant communication.
The status board tells me who, when and which role has been activated.
The time and event log gives me event updates as they are logged by key responders.
Responder Problem
I need to notify many people quickly, I wish I could just say it once.
I need information and maps out of the Emergency Response Plan—but I don’t have it with me.
I need up-to-date phone numbers for local support services.
Responder Solution
I can phone, text and email through one app.
I can access all of my Emergency Response Plan information plus smart functionality on the mobile device of my choice.
Up-to-date phone numbers are pushed to my device without me having to do anything.
I can phone, text and email through one app.
I can access all of my Emergency Response Plan information plus smart functionality on the mobile device of my choice.
Up-to-date phone numbers are pushed to my device without me having to do anything.
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Beyond the Binder: Environmentally Friendly Solutions for Your Emergency Response Plan


We’ll plant a tree for every BGGOPlan® App launched.


As part of our goal to be an eco-conscious company, BGGoPlan® has partnered with TreeCanada. For every BGGOPlan® App launched, we’ll plant a tree in Western Canada in your honour.

Tree Canada develops programs in partnership with the private and public sectors, communities and individual Canadians, to maintain a healthy environment through sustaining urban and rural forests.

Tree Canada works with companies and organizations to help green public community spaces, provides employee volunteer opportunities, promotes environmental stewardship, and identifies appropriate planting sites, tree species, and guides tree planting efforts.

For every new App launched, BGGoPlan® will plant a tree in Western Canada in your company’s honour as part of the Tree Canada National Greening Program. Contact us to learn more »
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Built by Emergency Response Experts

BGGoPlan® was built by a team with decades of experience in emergency response, business continuity and crisis management in a wide range of industries. Our highly skilled professionals saw the need to transform cumbersome paper emergency response plans to a more user-friendly, mobile tool that could be deployed and used company-wide in emergency situations.

Our team brings valuable learnings to develop emergency response and business continuity plans, customized mobile response tools, team training and true-to-life exercises that will make the difference when seconds count.
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Marlin Hovrisko
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Jason Swan
VP Operations
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Shona Belvoir
Technology Manager
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Marlin Hovrisko
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Founder & President

Marlin Hovrisko is the founder and President of Black Gold Emergency Planners and BGGoPlan®. With more than 20 years of experience in emergency preparedness, oil and gas project management and business operations, Marlin has helped grow the company from a loft to a continent.

As Black Gold president, Marlin oversees the consulting business, while at the same time driving innovation and growth across all markets. Prior to founding Black Gold, Marlin built a leading edge, technology-based consulting service.

Marlin has a BSc. from the University of Calgary. He is proud of the Black Gold family-like office atmosphere and attributes the company’s success to his committed, experienced, long-term project managers.
Jason
Jason Swan
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VP Operations

Jason is a passionate leader who ensures operational excellence in the company. He understands that preparedness and safety are integral elements of any successful business. His main motivation is to design meaningful programs to help people communicate and respond effectively in emergency situations.

Jason joined Black Gold Emergency Planners and BGGoPlan® in 2006 and manages employees, develops business goals and assists in the development of effective emergency response plans for a diverse group of clients.

Prior to joining Black Gold, Jason was the Environmental, Safety and Regulatory Manager at Samson Canada. He holds a BSc. from the University of Calgary, diploma in Chemical Engineering from Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and is a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP).
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Curtis Herron
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Emergency Response Manager

As Emergency Response Manager, Curtis Herron focuses on quality assurance and quality control in Emergency Response Planning. With a decade of experience in emergency response, he is well known in the industry as a skilled problem solver. His role with Black Gold Emergency Planners and BGGoPlan® includes being Project Manager, Senior Client Advisor and overseeing emergency response training programs.

In his previous position as a Senior Emergency Response Advisor with a major producer, he oversaw a multi-level emergency response process that helped protect people, the environment, corporate assets and reputation.

He has an Applied Degree in Criminal Justice from Lethbridge Community College.
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Chantale Reitenbach
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Operations Manager

A natural leader and strategist, Chantale Reitenbach is instrumental in developing and maintaining Emergency Response Plans for a wide range of clients. With over a decade of experience in the field, Chantale focuses on building practical programs that meet clients’ needs.

Chantale brings enthusiasm and resourcefulness to each of her projects in a continued effort to deliver value and improve efficiencies.

Prior to joining Black Gold Emergency Planners and BGGoPlan®, Chantale completed her BA in Psychology, followed by her BComm in Finance.
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Shona Belvoir


Technology Manager

Shona Belvoir joined the BGGoPlan team in 2017, taking on the role of Technology Manager. She brings enthusiasm, positivity and passion to our application development team along with over 17 years of training and education experience.

Before BGGoPlan, Shona worked for an engineering firm where she focused on marketing and business development. She has worked in a variety of industries, each with a different realm of clientele which has provided her a well-rounded business outlook.

Within the BGGoPlan ERP mobile APP department, Shona conducts training and demo sessions for clients in addition to ensuring the installation and administration of the application technology. Her focus for the APP is technological development and improvement, and to ensure clients understand its functionality.

Shona attended the University of Calgary and earned her Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Communications and Marketing.

Outside of work, Shona is very family focused, you can find her escorting her two children to their various sporting activities, volunteering and spending as much time with her kids as possible. She is very active, and enjoys walking her dog, running, skiing, playing tennis, swimming, and riding motorcycles.