Board of Directors and Officers
Douglas J. Andrews, BSc, MSc, President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mr. Andrews has over 40 years experience as an independent exploration geologist in the mining and petroleum industries. He received his BSc at McMaster University (Thesis – The Concentration and Distribution of Gold in the Catharine Tholeiitic Basalt and Andesite Sequence, Catharine Township, Kirkland Lake, Ontario), and his MSc from the University of Manitoba (Thesis – The Petrology, Chemistry and Sulphide Mineralization of the Dixie Lake Cu, Zn, Ag Prospects, Red Lake, Ontario). Mr. Andrews began his mining career with Cominco Ltd., Selection Trust and Petromet Resources Ltd. and currently provides geologic consulting services to several private and public exploration companies throughout the Abitibi Greenstone Belt. He is a strategic advisor for Visible Gold Mines Inc. and worked extensively with Vanstar Mining Resources Inc. since 2016 on the Nelligan deposit. Mr. Andrews has also recently provided geologic services to RT Minerals Corp. on the Link-Catharine property and on the contiguous 102 sq km Catharine Gold Inc. ground controlled by RTM and situated approximately 22 km SSE of Kirkland Lake, Ontario.
Matt Anderson, CPA, CA, Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Anderson is a Managing Director with Malaspina Consultants Inc., a private company that provides accounting and administrative infrastructure to junior public companies primarily in the natural resource sector. He has extensive experience in financial and accounting related functions and has served as CFO of various junior public companies since 2010. Mr. Anderson holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University and obtained his Chartered Professional Accountant designation in 2008 while articling at a large accounting firm.
Mark Lofthouse, Director
Mr. Lofthouse has over 20 years experience as a real estate agent and private businessman. He worked with the RE/MAX 2000 Realty Inc. (January 1999 to October 2007) in the BC lower mainland and has worked for Royal LePage Northstar since October 2007 and more recently has become a principal of LA Marketing which is a private real estate investment and marketing group. Mr. Lofthouse has been a member in good standing with the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board since 1987.
William Elston, Director
Mr. Elston has over 37 years of experience in the development, finance and management of public and private companies.
GEOLOGICAL AND FIELD CONSULTANTS
Mr. Garry Clark, B.Sc., P.Geo., Qualified Person
Mr. Clark has been providing consulting services to many exploration and mining Companies for over 35 years. Mr. Clark is the Executive Director of the Ontario Prospectors Assn (“OPA”). Mr. Clark has served on several provincial government committees and boards including Minister of Mines Act Advisory Committee, Ontario, and the Ontario Geological Survey Advisory Board.
Mr. Stew Carmichael, P.Geo., Chief Geologist
Mr. Carmichael, P.Geo., is the Chief Geologist of the Company. Mr. Carmichael has over 35 years experience in the exploration and mining industry and was named the 2006 Ontario Prospector of the Year with Mr. Michael Sutton, P.Geo., for the discovery and delineation of the South Mine Complex at the Macassa Mine, owned by Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd.
Mr. Fred Kiernicki
Mr. Kiernicki has over 30 years of domestic and international experience as an exploration contractor, manager and field consultant for both private and public companies involved in the mineral exploration business for gold and base metals.