Mr. Weicker is a geologist with more than thirty years of experience in all aspects of the minerals exploration and mining industry. Mr. Weicker has worked for both major (Asarco, Noranda, Lac Minerals) and junior mining companies and has his own independent consulting company specializing in exploration, management and administrative roles. His experience includes development and production of the largest gold mine in Canada, development and production of an open pit zinc operation, development of an underground gold mine, and numerous exploration projects for precious, base, and industrial metals. He has authored or co-authored prefeasibility studies, feasibility studies, assessment reports, valuation studies, 43-101 reports (both domestically and internationally) and technical reports and reviews for the TSX-Venture and AIM exchanges.
Garry Clark is the Executive Director of the Ontario Prospectors Association (OPA). He has been a Director, Vice President or President of OPA since its formation in the early 1990s. Garry currently serves on the Minister of Mines Mining Act Advisory Committee (Ontario) and the Ontario Geological Survey Advisory Board. He graduated with an HBSc (Geology) from Lakehead University, Thunder Bay. Mr. Clark brings to the company extensive experience in managing large scale exploration and development programs internationally including Asia and North America. In addition to over 30 years of consulting experience, he had held geological positions with a number of mining companies and has served as a director of other TSX Venture Exchange listed companies including his current position with Challenger Deep Resources Corp., Scientific Metals Corp., and Elissa Resources Ltd.
Jay has been a mining and securities lawyer in Vancouver for over 30 years. He is currently a partner at the firm Farris LLP and is a director of several publicly traded natural resource companies.
Señor Romero is a prominent lawyer with the mining industry in Mexico, a former General Director of Mines in the Ministry of Economy from 2010 to March 2013, within that period he coordinated the efforts to update the Regulations of the Mining Law and collaborated to make public the mining cartography of the country. Señor Romero is also an Honorary Member of the Business Mining Council of Mexico (CONMIMEX).
Dr. Bursik is professor emeritus in the Department of Geological Sciences at the University at Buffalo (UB), SUNY. He received his BA (summa cum laude) in geology from Fresno State University, his MS in geophysics and his PhD in geology from Caltech in volcanic and tectonic geology. After an NSF-NATO post-doctoral position at the University of Cambridge and a National Research Council post-doc at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), he continued to work on volcanoes and tectonics at UB. Dr. Bursik has authored over 120 refereed journal articles, book chapters, etc., and is a Life Member of the scholarly society for the study of volcanoes, the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior.