Management and directors
Ellen Clements, Director, President and Chief Executive Officer - Ellen manages and directs the exploration programs at the Silver Queen Project and the Monument Property. She is also a Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Kettle River Resources Ltd.
John Jewitt, P. Eng., Director - Mr. Jewitt has served as an Officer and Director of several mining companies over the past 35 years; notably as President of The Granby Mining Company and Granisle Copper Limited, former BC copper producers. He also served as Manager of Engineering & Development for Chevron Resources Inc. in the U.S.A. (Stillwater Mining PGMs) and Chile (Andacollo gold) and as President of Chevron’s mining subsidiaries in Australia (Mt Wilkinson gold), Canada (Golden Bear) and Ireland (Lisheen Zinc). He served as a Director and Vice President of Redfern Resources Ltd. while undergoing permitting and feasibility studies for the Tulsequah Chief massive sulphide deposit in northern BC, and as Vice President of Auspex Minerals managing feasibility studies for reopening the copper-lead-zinc-silver deposits at Aljustrel, Portugal.
William Meyer P.Eng., Director - Mr. Meyer is a Professional Engineer with a degree in Geology (UBC, 1962) and was Vice-President, Exploration for Teck Corporation from 1993 to1998 and President of Teck Exploration Ltd. from 1979 to 1998. He joined Teck Exploration Ltd. in 1979 as Exploration Manager for Western Canada and the United States. In 1991, he was appointed Vice-President, Exploration, for Teck Corporation responsible for the direction of exploration activities for Teck and its associated companies worldwide. His career has spanned more than 40 years, starting as an exploration geologist with Phelps Dodge Corporation of Canada and later as senior geologist with Gibraltar Mines Ltd. He was a partner at the consulting firm of Western Geological Services in 1967 and formed his own consulting firm in 1975. He is currently on the Board of Minco Base Metals (unlisted), GGL Resources and Golden Reign Resources Ltd.
David R. Huck M.A. ( Leadership) C.E.C., Director - David lives with his partner, Angie, in the beautiful Okanagan Valley in British Columbia, an area famed for its quality wine production, vineyards and orchards. David began in the investment and trust business as a Trust Officer on the Investment Board for a large Trust Company and over his career has been on the Board of several private companies, a gold mining company and a U.S. public company as CFO. David has functioned on several volunteer boards and currently serves on two non-profits; the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) and the Human Resource Management Association (HRMA).
David began early in organizational leadership with a B.A. Equivalent in Industrial Psychology, holds a Master’s Degree in Leadership from Royal Roads University and is a Doctoral Candidate (PhD) in Organizational Psychology. He is certified in several psychometric instruments. David is a member of several professional organizations including the International Coach Federation (ICF) the Human Resource Management Association member, (HRMA), the American Psychological Association, (APA) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). David also has completed the Canadian Securities Course and other related investment programs.
David is an avid athlete, and has completed Ironman Canada, the Apple Canada National Triathlon, Provincial Triathlon championship, many half-marathons and the Banff Gran Fondo to name a few. David loves to travel the uncharted parts of Africa; Senegal, Gambia, Southern Morocco, Tunisia, Kenya, Tanganyika and Mexico are favourite destinations. In one of his paramount team leadership challenges, he skippered a racing yacht in the challenging 2,500 mile Victoria-Maui International Ocean Yacht Race.