Doug Eaton B.A., B.Sc., has been active in the mineral exploration industry for 46 years and has been a director or officer of various junior mining companies for more than 30 years. He is President of Archer, Cathro & Associates (1981) Limited, a large geological consulting firm, and President and CEO of Strategic Metals Ltd., a successful project generator. In 2012 Mr. Eaton was a co-recipient of the H.H. Spud Huestis Award, which recognized exploration done on behalf of ATAC Resources Ltd., a gold explorer he founded.
David KelschPresident, COO and Director
Mr. Kelsch is a registered professional geologist with over 30 years in the mineral exploration industry. Since 1992, when he joined Rio Tinto, his core focus has been diamond exploration. Mr. Kelsch managed Rio Tinto’s multi-million dollar exploration efforts at Lac de Gras, Northwest Territories, from initiation through to advanced discovery on what was later to be commissioned the Diavik Diamond Mine. Since leaving his tenure at Rio Tinto in the late 1990s, he has held senior management positions with several publically listed companies and explored for diamonds on four continents. Notably he co-founded Indicator Minerals Inc. in the mid-2000s and led that exploration team to the discovery of numerous diamondiferous kimberlites in Canada’s north. Mr. Kelsch remained active with Indicator Minerals through its transition to Bluestone Resources Inc. and subsequent acquisition from Goldcorp in 2017 of the Cerro Blanco gold deposit in Guatemala.
Mr. Donaldson is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 40 years of accounting, auditing and tax experience. He graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. He is the managing partner of a local Chartered Professional Accountant office and has extensive experience in public company audits, and in accounting and tax planning for mineral exploration based companies. He is currently the CFO of ATAC Resources Ltd., Califfi Capital Corp., Rockhaven Resources Ltd., Silver Range Resources Ltd., Strategic Metals Ltd., Trifecta Gold Ltd. and is a Director of Pacific Empire Minerals Corp.
Linda KnightCorporate Secretary
Mrs. Linda Knight is a Certified General Accountant and has served with GGL Resources Corp. since 2000. From 1992 to 2000 Mrs. Knight was employed by a management company that included GGL and two other public companies. Before GGL, Mrs. Knight was controller at Westley Mines Limited.
Mr. Barclay is a Chartered Professional Accountant and a retired tax partner from an international CPA firm. He continues to work as a financial and tax consultant to a variety of long time clients. Mr. Barclay has been a consultant to the Company for a number of years.
Mr. DeMare is a Chartered Professional Accountant and through his company, Chase Management Ltd., provides management, administrative and accounting services to public companies. Until forming his own company in 1986, he spent a number of years working in various senior capacities with Coopers Lybrand. Mr. DeMare has a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce and Business Administration and he has been a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (previously known as the Institute of Chartered Accountants) since 1979.
Matt Turner has managed and participated in a wide variety of exploration projects throughout Northern Canada over the past 20 years. These projects include the 1.36 million ounce Klaza Gold deposit located in Yukon Territory and the former producing Snap Lake Diamond Mine in Northwest Territories. Mr. Turner holds a B.Sc. in Earth and Ocean Science from UBC and is currently President and CEO of Rockhaven Resources Ltd.
Ms. Flavelle has earned a B.Sc. in Earth and Ocean Science from UBC and an MBA from Thompson Rivers University. Since 2011, she has progressed through various geologic and financial positions and is presently articling for a CPA with DMCL Chartered Professional Accountants.