President and Director
Mr. Cohen is also the Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Gulf & Pacific Equities Corp., a publicly listed real estate company. As well, he currently serves as a director of Gendis Inc., a public energy, real estate and agribusiness company. Mr. Cohen was a past director of Chauvco Resources Ltd., an international oil and gas company. He received a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration degree from Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska.
Mr. Hubacheck is a consulting geologist and President of W. A. Hubacheck Consultants Ltd. He has over 40 years of experience as a project geologist, exploration manager and Qualified Person for the purposes of NI 43-101, with experience in the exploration for gold, silver, base metals, uranium and diamonds in Canada and the USA. He holds a Mining Technologist (1974) diploma from the Haileybury School of Mines and Technology, Haileybury, Ontario and a B.A.Sc. (Geol. Eng. 1977) degree from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, South Dakota. From 1996 to 1998, Mr. Hubacheck served as a director of Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd. (TSX: AEM) and, from 2004 to 2006, he served as a director of Contact Diamond Corporation (acquired by Stornoway Diamond Corporation). Mr Hubacheck served from 2008 to 2013 as a director of Sheltered Oak Resources Corp. (TSX-V: OAK), acquired by Foundation Resources.
John H. Paterson
Mr. Paterson has a diversity of experience gained with both major and junior mining companies. He is a professional engineer and currently serves on the boards of several mining and exploration companies. Mr. Paterson was President and CEO of Aurogin Resources Ltd. (“Aurogin”) from 2002 to 2007, which developed the El Sastre gold mine prior to merging with Morgain Minerals (which formed Castle Gold Corp.). Before joining Aurogin, Mr. Paterson was President and CEO of Geomaque Explorations Ltd. from 1991 to 2001, where he directed the development of two heap leach gold mines, the San Francisco gold mine located in Sonora, Mexico and the Vueltas Del Rio gold mine located in Honduras. Mr. Paterson is also a director of MillenMin Ventures Inc. (TSX-V: MVM). Mr. Paterson received his B.Sc.(Eng.) and M.Sc. from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.
Dr. Hugh Squair
Dr. Squair is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Arts in geology and the University of London, UK, with a Ph.D. in mining geology. He has over 40 years of field, managerial and exploration consulting experience in the search for precious and base metals within North America and abroad. Dr. Squair has held senior exploration positions with Falconbridge Ltd., Selection Trust Group, Newmont Exploration of Canada, and has worked as a consultant to Kennecott Canada and Watts Griffis & McOuat Ltd., Toronto. He is also a director of Lexam VG Gold Inc. (TSX: LEX) and Rome Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: RMR).
Robert E. Van Tassell
Corporate Secretary and Director
Mr. Van Tassell currently serves as a director of Lexam VG Gold Inc. (TSX: LEX) a mining company listed on the TSX Exchange. From 1982 to 1998, he served as Vice President Exploration for Goldcorp Inc. Mr. Van Tassell has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geology from Mount Allison University.