MANAGEMENT & DIRECTORS
DIRECTOR & PRESIDENT
Mr. Booth holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Geology) and an MBA. Previously Mr. Booth was a Vice-President, Investment Banking with RBC Dominion Securities Inc. in Toronto and Vancouver, specializing in corporate finance for the mining industry and a member of the Mining Group of Nesbitt Burns Inc. Mr. Booth has been a director of several public companies and is currently a director of four on the TSX Venture Exchange. He has served as CEO of exploration companies working in Canada, USA, Mexico and Peru conducting gold and base metals exploration. In addition, he was CEO of a mining company operating a copper-silver-zinc mine in Mexico.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
John F. K. Aihoshi
Mr. Aihoshi has been a Chartered Professional Accountant and is currently the Chief Financial Officer of N7 Exploration Ltd., an Alberta-based oil and gas company. Mr. Aihoshi holds a Business Diploma from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and a Logistics Lieutenant designation from the Canadian Forces Officer Candidate School. Mr. Aihoshi has been Chief Financial Officer of several public companies as well as a Corporate Controller.
DIRECTOR & VICE PRESIDENT, EXPLORATION
Mr. Walker is a professional geologist with over 52 years in exploration and production, the last 29 of which in South America. Mr. Walker has a BSc. (Geology) from the London School of Mines and a MSc. (Geology) from McGill University and is a P. Geo. He resides in the city of La Serena, Chile.
Al J. Kroontje
Mr. Kroontje has been involved in exploration, development and production operations in both the oil and gas and mineral exploration sectors for over 30 years. He has been very involved in mineral exploration activities for gold, copper, silver and lithium in Chile for the past 11 years. Mr. Kroontje holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Chemical Engineering) and has been involved in numerous corporate start-up and financing transactions which involve both publically listed and private enterprises.
Kevin R. Baker, Q.C.
Mr. Baker has extensive experience managing corporate startups, including management experience in relation with operations, corporate securities and initial public offerings. Mr. Baker holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) all from the University of Alberta. Mr. Baker serves as the President of Baycor Capital Inc., a private merchant bank with its head office in Calgary, Alberta. Mr. Baker has served on the boards of a number of oil and gas exploration and production companies and a number of oilfield service companies.