Chairman: Mr. Douglas L. Mason
Former President and CEO of Clearly Canadian Beverage Corporation, Mr. Mason has spent many successful years in the public and private financial arenas. Mr. Mason is President and CEO of Waterfront Capital Corporation and President, Director and sole shareholder of Criterion Capital Corporation ( a private investment and financial consulting company).
President: Mr. Ronald A. Coombes
Mr. Coombes is an experienced entrepreneur and fundraiser and has been involved in mineral exploration and junior exploration company management for the past 15 years. Mr. Coombes also holds the position as President of International Bethlehem Mining Corp., Black Panther Mining Corp., White Tiger Mining Corp. and Rainy Mountain Royalty Corp.
Mr. Sead Hamzagic, CGA - CFO and Director
Mr. Hamzagic has over 20 years of public practice accounting and financial management experience. Mr. Hamzagic is on the board of directors and Chief Financial Officer for a number of private and publicly trading companies that form part of the conglomerate group of companies chaired by Mr. Mason. Mr. Hamzagic is a member in good standing with the Certified General Accountants Association of British Columbia.
Director: Mr. Bruce E. Morley, LLB, BComm
Mr. Morley has extensive experience in assisting public companies with legal and business matters. Mr. Morley is currently a director of Waterfront Capital Corp, Columbia Yukon Explorations Inc and Black Panther Mining Corp. Mr. Morley has been a practicing lawyer and a member in good standing with the Law Society of British Columbia since 1981. Prior to that, Mr. Morley received a bachelor of commerce degree with specialties in finance and real estate.
Director: Benjamin Ainsworth, MA, PEng
Mr. Ainsworth is a senior Geologist and mining consultant who has been involved in the mining industry for over thirty-five years. He graduated in 1963 with an honors degree in Geology from Oxford University in England. He joined Placer Development in 1965 and held positions of Senior Geologist, Chief Geochemist, Exploration Manager -- Eastern Canada, Exploration Manager - Chile, and President - Placer Chile, South America. Throughout the 70's, Mr. Ainsworth was involved in the design, budgeting and implementation of exploration programs that included large and small drill programs, geophysical surveys, geological mapping, geochemical surveys, and a full range of project evaluation studies. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of British Colombia and is a Canadian citizen by naturalization.
Mr. Edward Yurkowski, Independent Director – Audit Commitee
Mr. Yurkowski is a founder and the President of Procon Mining and Tunnelling Ltd. (“Procon”), a Vancouver based full service mining contractor with operations in North America and other continents. Prior to forming Procon (from 1981-1991), Mr. Yurkowski was the President and a part owner of Tonto Mining, a successful mining contractor. Mr. Yurkowski also serves on the Board of Directors of Imperial Metals Corporation, Cross Lake Minerals Ltd. and Selkirk Metals Corp.
Director: Andrzej Kowalski – Audit Commitee
Andrzej is a successful entrepreneur and multiple business owner. He is also a qualified lawyer experienced in commercial law and litigation. Much of Andrzej’s business career has involved founding, financing, operating and selling technology companies both in the private and public sectors. He also has experience with real estate development and investing. Andrzej holds Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws degrees from Monash University, Australia and a Master of Laws degree from The University of British Columbia.