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TSX-V: MAS
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  • TSX-V: MAS
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  • Volume: 2000
  • Date: 05-26-2017 - 17:15

Corporate

Management

 

Ronald K. Netolitzky, M.Sc. Geology

President & CEO, Director

Mr. Netolitzky has over 40 years of experience and has been very successful in mining exploration. He was the President and CEO of Santoy Resources Ltd., an exploration stage company focused on discovering and developing high-grade uranium deposits throughout North America, before becoming Virginia Energy Resources Inc. Mr. Netolitzky has been directly associated with three major gold discoveries in Canada that have subsequently been put into production including, Eskay Creek, Snip and Brewery Creek.

Ron Netolitzky was the first to recognize the gold potential of the La Ronge Gold Belt. In the late 1970s, Ron initiated the acquisition of a large land package comprised of a prospecting permit and claim blocks (about 200,000 hectares) covering most of the prospective area north of the Churchill River (similar to the area presently held by Golden Band).

Ron was later to be instrumental in the discovery of the Snip, Eskay Creek and the Brewery Creek gold deposits in BC and Yukon, earning him the Prospector of the Year Award in 1990 from the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada. Most recently, his Viceroy Exploration was acquired by Yamana Gold Inc. for its Gualcamayo gold deposit.

In May of 2010, Ron was an integral part of Osisko Mining Corporation's acquisition of 77.28% interest in Brett Resources Inc., which was strongly endorsed by the shareholders. The acquisition represents a healthy ROI for Brett Resources shareholders. Ron also sits on the board of several publicly traded companies.
 

Brian Grant, P.Geo.

Director

Mr. Grant is a Professional Geologist, with over 40 years of experience in the Canadian mining and mineral exploration sector, offering consulting and special advisory services. He was recently the President and Director of Goldbrook Ventures Inc, which made several significant nickel-copper-PGE deposit discoveries and which has subsequently been acquired by Chinese interests. Prior to Goldbrook, Brian was a Director of the regional mapping and economic geology group with the British Columbia Geological Survey, where for over 20 years he acquired extensive experience dealing with government issues and organizations. He also has had significant expertise in mineral exploration during his career with a number of senior mining companies, notably Falconbridge (now Xstrata) and the exploration of the Donaldson, Katinniq and 2&3 Ni-Cu-PGE deposits in the Raglan Belt, Quebec, during the early 1970s. Brian's career also includes managing exploration programs in Peru, project geologist exploring for diamonds and other commodities in Africa, managing diamonds, gold and base metals projects in British Columbia for BP-Selco, working on gold, coal, base metals and industrial minerals in the Canadian Maritimes, VMS exploration in Archean greenstones in central Canada, and he made uranium discoveries in the southern Athabasca Basin for Uranerz Exploration and Mining. Brian also published a book entitled "Geoscience Reporting Guidelines" which is used internationally as a guide to what constitutes good geoscience reporting for professionals in university, government and industry.
 

Robert V. Matthews, CA

Director

Mr. Matthews is President of Sheppards Building Materials (private company), director of SnipGold Corp. and previous CFO of Brett Resources until sold to Osisko. Mr. Matthews will serve on the Joint Venture supervisory committee regarding the operation of Greywacke bulk sampling activity.
 

Rodney H. Spooner, P. Eng., P. Geol.

Director

Member of Sask. Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists since 1978

Commenced mineral exploration career in 1966 -- 1970 doing summer work for Great Plains Development Corp. in northern Saskatchewan and NWT. Worked 1972 to 1975 with Hudson Bay Exploration Ltd., based in Flin Flon, MB. Moved to LaRonge in 1975, formed Highrock Contracting Ltd. and became active in the mineral exploration business in geological consulting, linecutting, geophysical surveying, claim staking, and prospecting. Work experience ranging from British Columbia, the Yukon, NWT, Nunavut, northeastern Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario. Has piloted a company-owned and operated float/ski-equipped Cessna-180 since the Fall of 1980. Currently has approximately 5000 hours as pilot-in-command.

Founding director in 1983 of Kristo Gold Inc., a private Saskatchewan company which optioned and now owns the rights to the Anglo Rouyn Mine property. Was a Director from 1983 to 1998 when he became President, a position he still holds.

In 2003, formed Anglo Rouyn Tailings Inc. and Anglo Rouyn Tailings Limited Partnership to gravimetrically process the tailings at the former Anglo Rouyn Mine, north of LaRonge, SK. Produced the technical/ Business Plan, arranged the $3 million financing, purchased and secured the necessary equipment, and managed the project from construction through operations, from 2004 to present. Currently involved in the dismantling and sale of the Partnership's equipment.

President, Spooner Gravimetrics Ltd., a company formed to manage the tailings processing operation at the former Anglo Rouyn Mine.

Former board member of Rocky Mountain Energy Ltd.
 

Eric W.(Bill) James, B. Sc. Geology

Director

From 1962 to 1968, Mr. James worked as a field technician involved with various geophysical exploration techniques including electromagnetic, magnetic, seismic and gravity surveys in both mineral and petroleum exploration. Petroleum exploration experience included work on winter seismic contracts for major oil companies in northeastern BC and northern Alberta.

From 1968 to 1975, Bill worked as an independent contractor on various mineral exploration prospecting projects throughout Western Canada including The Northwest Territories. The following 35 years saw Mr. James working mainly as a consultant to numerous oil and gas explorers in Western Canada and parts of Oklahoma and Texas.

From 2004 to 2009 -- Bill served as a director of Santoy Resources Ltd. (now Virginia Energy Resources Inc.) and contracted as a supervising field geologist for uranium exploration programs.

Mr. James will serve on the Joint Venture supervisory committee regarding the operation of Greywacke bulk sampling activity.
 

Karen A. Allan, CMA

Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary

Mrs. Allan is a Certified Management Accountant and has served as Chief Financial Officer and/or Corporate Secretary for the past twenty plus years for several public companies including Virginia Energy Resources Inc., Boss Power Corp., Anthem Resources Inc. and others.