Ken Booth, Director and President of the Corporation, was appointed as a Director of the Corporation on April 10, 2000 and President on February 1, 2012. Mr. Booth has been the President of Highwood Advisory Services Inc., a financial consulting firm, since February 1999. Previously Mr. Booth was a Vice-President, Investment Banking with RBC Dominion Securities Inc. in Toronto and Vancouver, specializing in corporate finance for the mining industry and a member of the Mining Group of Nesbitt Burns Inc. Mr. Booth holds an M.B.A. from St. Mary’s University and a Bachelor of Science degree in geology from Carleton University. Mr. Booth is a Director of Angkor Gold Corp.; NV Gold Corporation, Lithium Chile Inc and Redstar Gold Corp. which are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange.
Kerry M. Spong, Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation, graduated in 1978 and has maintained an accounting consultancy in Vancouver since 1994. Mr. Spong is Chief Financial Officer of Riverstone Resources Inc. and Canasil Resources Inc. which are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange.
Stuart Ross, Director has assisted public companies listed on the TSX Venture exchange and the NASDAQ exchange for 29 years. He has held various senior positions including President, CEO, CFO and Executive Vice President as well as directorships within various sectors of industry including, mining, beverage production and distribution, medical services, gaming and merchant banking. He was President and CEO of El Tigre Silver Corporation from 2007 until April 2015. El Tigre is a TSX listed mining and exploration company with properties in Mexico, prior to that he was a senior officer and director of Clearly Canadian Beverage Corp from Sept 1986 to Dec 2003. During this time period his duties included directing public transactions including, raising equity funding, arranging debt financings, administrative and financial advisory roles and property acquisitions. He is currently CEO of Cardero Resources, a copper exploration company.
G. Robert Matthews, Director, is a businessman residing in Vancouver who currently works in commercial and residential real estate sales and property development. Robert has previously served as a Director of other listed-companies and has maintained an active interest in the junior resource sector through the years. Mr. Matthews is a member of the Company’s Audit Committee.
Jesse Grady, B.Sc., M.Sc, Director, Mr. Grady has previously held positions as an exploration geologist, project manager, and geological consultant for various exploration companies through feasibility stage projects within Alaska and Nevada. Mr. Grady has extensive experience in Alaskan Exploration where he managed exploration and delineation of gold-copper deposits within Interior Alaska. He is a co-founder and President of Intercept Minerals Corp, and was a partner in YKPS Professional Services LLC which provides exploration services to companies working in Alaska. Mr. Grady holds a B.Sc. and an M.Sc. in Geology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and is a member of the American Institute of Professional Geologists.