Management

Michael Cathro, P.Geo

Interim President and CEO

Mike Cathro’s career includes work as an exploration geologist with major and junior mining companies in Canada and overseas, and 17 years with the B.C. Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources in technical and management roles. Prior to leaving government in early 2008, Mike led the team that successfully completed the aboriginal consultation, environmental review and permitting of the New Afton copper-gold project, now one of the largest underground metal mines in Canada. Mr. Cathro has served as vice president for several Jr resource companies and as Chair of Geoscience B.C. Over the years he has volunteered in various capacities with industry associations including the Kamloops Exploration Group (KEG) and the Association of Mineral Exploration British Columbia (AME BC). Mr Cathro is a registered professional geoscientist in British Columbia and holds a B.Sc. (Honours, Geological Sciences) from Queen’s University and a M.Sc. (Geology) from the Colorado School of Mines.

Richard Lee, CMA

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Lee is a graduate of the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and is a Certified Management Accountant having obtained his designation in 1991. Mr. Lee has spent over 30 years either working for public accounting firms or for companies that trade on a recognized stock exchange. He has a wealth of financial and accounting experience working with and for public companies which trade in Canada on the TSX-Venture Exchange as well as with companies registered with the SEC in the United States. In addition, he has been involved in numerous start-up ventures.

Sassan Liaghat, PhD, Geology

Senior Geologist/Project Manager

Sassan Liaghat is a Geologist with a background in technical research related to mineral deposits at McGill, U.B.C., and the Mineral Deposits Research Unit (MDRU) at U.B.C. Mr. Liaghat has also gained valuable field experience as an exploration geologist with Amarc Resources and Nova Gold Resources in B.C. Canada. Mr. Liaghat has worked full time with the Company since early 2009 and manages the Company’s field exploration team and the Company’s GIS and mapping database.