Mr. Zimmer is currently a member of the board of directors of several publicly-listed companies including Capstone Mining Corp. and Ascot Resources Ltd. in addition to being a member of the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the Association of Professional Engineers of British Columbia.
Formerly, Mr. Zimmer was the President and CEO of Far West Mining Ltd. He has over 40 years of Canadian and international mining experience, including 15 years with Teck Cominco Limited, where he was Vice President and Project Manager of Teck-Pogo Inc. and also managed several operations and development projects. Prior to his work with Teck Cominco, Mr. Zimmer was Senior Staff Engineer with Bow Valley Industries Ltd. and held various positions at Key Lake Mining Corporation, where subsequently he became the Key Lake mine superintendent.
Mr. Zimmer holds a Bachelor of Science (Chemistry and Mathematics) from the University of Manitoba, a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) from the University of Alberta, and an MBA from the University of Saskatchewan.
Mr. Nauman brings over 35 years of diversified experience in the mineral industry, ranging from exploration and business development to operations and business management in the precious metals, base metals and coal sectors. Mr. Nauman is also currently the CEO of Asset Liability Management Group, and was General Manager of Kennecott Minerals from 1993-1998 and the President and CEO of Viceroy Resource Corporation from 1998-2002. Mr. Nauman holds a B.Sc. in geology.
Mr. Krepiakevich is currently a member of the board of directors of several publicly-listed and private companies since July 2011.
Prior to these appointments, he was Chief Financial Officer of SouthGobi Resources Ltd., a TSX and Hong Kong publicly-listed mining company from 2006-2011. Additionally, Mr. Krepiakevich was Chief Financial Officer for Extreme CCTV Inc., a publicly traded company on the TSX involved in manufacturing high tech surveillance equipment, and Vice-President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Maynards Industries Ltd., a private firm specializing in retailing, auctioneering, liquidating, and mergers and acquisition services. Mr. Krepiakevich was a senior officer in a number of private and public issuers.
Mr. Krepiakevich is a Canadian qualified Chartered Professional Accountant.
Ms. Sanders is Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Trilogy Metals Inc. (“Trilogy”) and responsible for all aspects of financial services, financial reporting, and corporate governance.
Prior to Trilogy, Ms. Sanders served as Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary for NovaGold Resources Inc. and has more than 25 years of experience in audit, finance, and accounting with public and private companies. Ms. Sanders has been involved with numerous financings and acquisitions, and has listed companies on both the TSX and NYSE-AMERICAN.
Ms. Sanders holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta, is a Canadian qualified Chartered Professional Accountant and a Certified Public Accountant in the United States.
Mr. Van Nieuwenhuyse has over 30 years’ experience in the natural resources sector in Alaska and Western Canada, managing projects from grassroots discovery through to advanced feasibility, production, and closure. He is President and CEO of Contango Ore Inc., which is developing the Peak Gold deposit on the Tetlin Tribal Village lands in Alaska.
Prior to joining Contango Ore Inc., Mr. Van Nieuwenhuyse was President and Chief Executive Officer of Trilogy Metals, founder, President and CEO of NovaGold Resources Inc., and Vice President of Exploration for Placer Dome Inc.
Mr. Van Nieuwenhuyse holds a Candidature degree in Science from the Université de Louvain, Belgium, and an M.Sc. in geology from the University of Arizona. He received the Thayer Lindsley award in 2009 for his role in the Donlin Gold discovery and the Colin Spence Award in 2016 for his role in the Bornite Discovery.
Ms. McMaster has over 25 years of experience in the natural resource sector. After graduating from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences and Queen’s University with her Bachelor of Laws, Ms. McMaster continued her education with the Schulich School of Business, graduating with a Masters of Business Administration in Business and Sustainability.
Ms. McMaster’s positions have included In- house Legal Counsel and Investor Relations Advisor for Caledonia Mining Corporation, In-house Legal Counsel for Rio Algom Limited, Senior Internal Auditor for BHP Billiton PLC and Operations Leader for the Alaska Highway Aboriginal Pipeline Coalition in the Yukon. Her various consulting positions over the years have emphasized due diligence, risk assessment, innovation, community capacity building, environmental continuous improvement and strategic development. Throughout her career, Ms. McMaster has remained passionate about environmental and community issues, and advancing mine development projects in a responsible manner.
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- Compensation Committee
- Nominating and Governance Committee
- Environment, Health, Safety and Technical Committee
*Pursuant to the requirements under Rule 10A-3 under the United States Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), Section 803(A) of the NYSE American LLC Company Guide and NI 52-110 in Canada, Terry Krepiakevich, Richard Zimmer and Elaine Sanders have been determined as both independent and financially literate. Further, Terry Krepiakevich and Elaine Sanders have been determined to be a “financial expert” as defined in Item 407(d)(5)(ii) and (iii) of Regulation S-K under the Exchange Act and is “financially sophisticated” as determined under Section 803(B)(2)(a)(iii) of the NYSE AMERICAN LLC Company Guide.