Jan M. Alston B.A., LL.B., President & C.E.O.
Mr. Alston was born in Calgary, Alberta, Mr. Alston attended the University of Alberta where he obtained a BA in 1978 and an LLB in 1981. Mr. Alston has been involved in public junior natural resource companies for over 30 years. He practiced law in the 1980's in the areas of business law, oil and gas, securities regulation and corporate finance. Mr. Alston has been a member of the Law Society of Alberta from 1982 to present (inactive list). He led the management team as President, Chief Executive Officer, director and co-founder of Purcell Energy Ltd., an oil and gas exploration and production company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. After sixteen years, Purcell in 2005 sold two-thirds of its oil and gas assets for more than $150 million and spun out Tenergy Ltd. From November 2005 Mr. Alston was Chief Executive Officer and director of Tenergy Ltd., a Toronto Stock Exchange-listed natural gas exploration and production company, until its sale in March 2006 for $92 million. Since 2006, he has been involved in several private businesses in management and as an investor.

Randal E. Squires B.Sc. (Bus. Admin), MBA, Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Squires is President of a commercial construction company in California. During his 21 year tenure he has held positions including Controller and Vice President of Business Development and Strategy. As Controller his responsibilities included budgeting, cash management, financial statement preparation and analysis, audit preparation, and bank, bonding and insurance relationship management. Mr. Squires has also held the position of Chief Financial Officer for Azteca Gold Corp. for the past six years. He received his M.B.A., Finance from Golden Gate University in 1995 and B.Sc. in Business Administration from Oregon State University in 1989.

James P. O’Sullivan, B.Sc., LL.B., Corporate Secretary
Mr. O’Sullivan is a partner in the Calgary office of Dentons LLP.  His current practice focuses on providing corporate and commercial advice to junior issuers, including start-up and growth companies active in the energy, mining, healthcare and technology markets.  Mr. O’Sullivan’s expertise includes corporate governance, regulatory compliance and continuous disclosure matters.  He has extensive experience in financings, mergers and acquisitions and other corporate reorganizations.  He also serves as corporate secretary for several Canadian public companies.  Mr. O’Sullivan has been a member of the Law Society of Alberta since 2007.

Richard T. Walker M.Sc. (Geology), P. Geo., Consulting Geologist

Mr. Walker attended the University of Calgary where he obtained his B.Sc. (Geology) in 1986 and his M.Sc. (Geology) in 1989. He is a Professional Geologist registered with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia. With over 25 years of practical field experience working with organizations of all sizes from junior to major mining companies, both private and public in Canada, the United States and South America, Mr. Walker’s primary role has been management of exploration programs for precious metals (with an emphasis on silver) and base metals. He has successfully completed programs in diverse jurisdictions, including British Columbia, Alberta, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon Territory, Saskatchewan, New Brunswick, Montana, Alaska, Brazil, Peru, and Chile. Mr. Walker’s broad field experience includes geological, structural and alteration mapping of Proterozoic to Paleozoic sedimentary, metamorphic and igneous lithologies in undeformed to multiply deformed complex environments. His background includes experience with a variety of deposit types including porphyries, sedimentary exhalative (SEDEX), volcanogenic massive sulphides (VMS), low tonnage / high grade polymetallic vein and manto mineralization, industrial minerals, gold, silver, base metals, rare to strategic metals and diamonds. Mr. Walker provides consulting services through his firm, Dynamic Exploration Ltd., of which he has been President since 1996. He was the President of the East Kootenay Chamber of Mines (1994-2006) and a Director of the B.C. and Yukon Chamber of Mines (1999-2004).

Glen R. Alston, B.Comm., Corporate Development Consultant
Mr. Alston attended the University of Calgary where he obtained his B. Comm. in 1986.  He has over 25 years of experience in executive and management roles with public junior mining exploration companies.  Mr. Alston has been a senior officer and director of several junior companies, as well as being involved in many different aspects of the business, including stock exchange listings, corporate finance activities, corporate development, project management, and accounting and audit functions.  He has extensive experience in facilitating exploration projects for precious metals, diamonds and base metals.

Robert B. Corrigan, Clayton Mine Project Consultant

Mr. Corrigan lives in Idaho, U.S.A. and as a youth spent time working some of the small mines in the state. He has a career spanning several decades with extensive experience in management and organization of heavy industry development, steel fabrication and erection, machine fabrication, industrial and municipal waste stream processing, power generation facilities, and mining property development and operation. Since 1976, Mr. Corrigan has been providing professional services as a business development consultant and/or owner-partner in heavy industry development projects, which have included development, management and finance of a U.S. $60+ million, 22 MW hydroelectric production and transmission facility in Belize, Central America, and as owners’ representative supervising construction of a 2.5 MW hydroelectric production facility in NW Colorado (production commenced April 15, 1993). Another major project was for the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Fort hall, Idaho where Mr. Corrigan conceived, organized, and managed development of a major steel fabrication facility. Mr. Corrigan joined the Idaho National Guard, 116th Armored Cavalry, at Pocatello, Idaho in 1950.  He spent a total of seven years in the Guard, including three and one half years active duty, of which for 18 months he was based in South Korea where he managed the Army Field Maintenance Facility.