Board of Directors

Gary Robertson

Chairman and Independent Director

Mr. Robertson is a Certified Financial Planner. He has worked in the financial industry for the past twenty years, and presently serves on the board of several private companies as well as on the board of 5 Canadian junior gold mining companies, including Bralorne Gold Mines Ltd., Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd., Coral Gold Resources Ltd., Mill Bay Ventures Inc. and Sage Gold Inc.


David Wolfin

President & CEO, Director

Mr. Wolfin brings 30 years of experience in mining and finance. He learned the business from the ground up, starting as a geologist’s assistant in Nevada, a metallurgist’s assistant at the Avino mine in Mexico and later in a number of mining and exploration-related capacities. In the late 1980s, Mr. Wolfin worked on the floor of the Vancouver Stock Exchange and also for several brokerage houses, gaining a solid foundation in the finance side of the industry.

Since 1990, Mr. Wolfin has worked for the Oniva Group of Resource companies, including Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. (CEO, President & Director); Bralorne Gold Mines Ltd. (CEO, President & Director); Coral Gold Resources Ltd. (CEO, President & Director); and Levon Resources Ltd. (Former Director). In his various roles with these firms, he has helped raise over C$100 million.


Jasman Yee, P.Eng

Director

Mr. Yee, BASc, P.Eng (BC) is a 1970 graduate of the University of British Columbia with a degree in chemical engineering, a 1974 graduate of Toronto’s Ryerson Polytechnical Institute with a degree in economics, and holds a certificate for completing the Canadian Securities Course. He has over 35 years of operational, managerial, engineering and consulting experience in the processing of precious and complex polymetallic base metals ores within North America and abroad.

Mr. Yee is currently the managing director of his own consulting firm and has held senior positions with H A. Simons, Bateman Engineering and Bacon Donaldson & Associates. He has commissioned and started up mines for Falconbridge Copper in Ontario; Canada Wide in Gays River, Nova Scotia; Erickson Gold Mines in Cassiar, BC; and the autoclave restart for the Con Mine in Yellowknife, NWT. In addition, he has provided operational assistance and guidance at the Campbell Mine during the switchover from roasting to autoclaving for gold flotation concentrates.


Michael Baybak

Director

Mr. Baybak is principal of Michael Baybak and Company Inc., headquartered in Florida with affiliate offices in California. The company serves a diversified North American clientele of financial advisors and resources-sector public companies. Mr. Baybak and the firm have acted for leading Canadian companies in the resource sector for more than thirty years. He has served as a Director of Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. since 1988.

Mr. Baybak graduated from Columbia University and attended Yale Law School. Prior to entering the financial communications field in 1977 as an account executive, he was a business writer for a number of organizations including McGraw-Hill and The Christian Science Monitor.


Ross Glanville, BASc, PEng, MBA, CGA, CAMV

Director

Mr. Glanville has forty-six years of mining and exploration/development experience in many countries, and has been involved in the exploration, financing, development, and operation of a number of mines. He worked at various mine sites with a major mining company, and subsequently became Vice President of Wright Engineers Limited (since acquired by Fluor Corporation) and then President of Giant Bay Resources Ltd. Mr. Glanville has been a director and founder of a number of exploration, development, and mining companies, and is currently a director of two mining companies and two exploration companies.

Mr. Glanville graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1970 with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree (Mining Engineering) and became a member of the Association of Professional Engineers of British Columbia in 1972 (P.Eng.). In 1974, he obtained a Master of Business Administration degree (MBA), specializing in finance and securities analysis; and in 1980 he became a member of the Certified General Accountants of B.C. (CGA). Since 1985, Mr. Glanville has specialized in valuations, fairness opinions, and litigation support related to the natural resource industry.

Mr. Glanville has prepared more than 200 fairness opinions for mergers, amalgamations, and acquisitions of public and private companies. These assignments were undertaken for investment dealers, regulatory bodies (including stock exchanges), banks, various government agencies, venture capital firms, forestry companies, mining and exploration companies, oil and gas companies, energy companies, and others. He has also valued more than four hundred mining and exploration companies/projects in Canada, the U.S.A., Australia, and Mexico, as well as over two hundred in many other areas of the world, including Africa, South America, Europe, and Asia. He has formed public companies (listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, the Australian Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, NYSE-MKT, and the TSX Venture Exchange) and has served on the boards of directors of five companies with producing mines. Mr. Glanville has also acted in more than 50 court cases and assessment appeal board hearings in Canada, the U.S.A., Australia, and the U.K. He has written several articles and given many presentations related to valuations of exploration and mining companies.


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