Board of Directors
Nick Appleyard, President & CEO, Director
Mr. Appleyard has been the CEO of Chaparral Gold (CHL), VP Corporate Development for International Minerals (IMZ) and has had 25+ years managing precious metals exploration, development and production JVs in North and South America.
Mark E. Jones III, Chairman of the Board
Diane R. Garrett, CEO and President Wellgreen Platinum
Diane R. Garrett has more than 20 years of senior management and financial expertise in the mining industry with a track record of developing projects, building companies and creating value for shareholders. Dr. Garrett is currently the President and CEO of Nickel Creek Platinum Corp. Board Chair of Revival Gold and Board member of OceanaGold Corp. Previously, Dr. Garrett was President and CEO of Romarco Minerals. Earlier in her career Dr. Garrett was the Senior Mining Analyst and Portfolio Manager in the precious metals sector with US Global Investors.. Dr. Garrett has an M.Sc. in Mineral Economics (1986) and a Ph.D. in Engineering (1993) from the University of Texas at Austin.
Quinton Hennigh, Director
Dr. Quinton Hennigh, Chairman & Director of Novo Resources, is an economic geologist with more than 20 years of exploration experience with firms including Homestake Mining, Newcrest Mining and Newmont Mining. Dr. Hennigh was the former director and Chief Geologist of Evolving Gold Corp. where he helped assemble a world class portfolio of gold projects and led successful explorations resulting in three significant discoveries including the Rattlesnake Hills deposit, Wyoming. Currently, Dr. Hennigh is a director and Technical Advisor to Gold Canyon Resources., where he helped refocus exploration at the company's Springpole Gold Project in Red Lake, Ontario. Dr. Hennigh is also currently the Chief Geologist of EurOmax Resources, the Technical Advisor and a director to Prosperity Goldfields Corp. and a director to NV Gold Corp. Dr. Hennigh obtained a Ph.D. in Geology/Geochemistry from the Colorado School of Mines.