Board of Directors
Richard Grayston, Ph.D., M.B.A., B.Comm.
Interim CEO and Director
Mr. Grayston has spent thirty years in public company management and as a finance and economics consultant. He sits on the board of several different public companies. Mr. Grayston received a Ph.D. in finance and economics from the University of Chicago in 1971, an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago in 1969 and a B. Comm. from the University of British Columbia in 1966 and became a Certified General Accountant in 1977.
Mark Lotz, CA
Mr. Lotz is a Chartered Accountant with 18 years of experience primarily in the minerals industry and related securities businesses. He has held CFO positions with several well-known mining and exploration companies including African Queen Mines, Sacre-Coeur Minerals, Ltd., and Prophecy Resources Corp.
He has also served as a senior executive officer for two Vancouver based securities firms and a financial compliance officer for the Vancouver Stock Exchange. Mr. Lotz holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a joint major in Economics.
Stewart Wallis, P.Geo
Stewart Wallis began his career with Cominco Ltd. carrying out exploration for base and precious metals throughout Eastern Canada. In the mid 1980s he was Western US Manager for Noranda Exploration and later Vice-President Exploration for Nevada Goldfields Inc, a mid-sized gold producer. Since 1994, he has been the managing director of Sundance Geological Ltd., a consulting company which provides geological services including due diligence, prefeasibility and NI 43-101 Technical Reports on gold, PGE, uranium and base metal operating and exploration properties located throughout the world. Mr. Wallis was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Jet Metal Corp. (formerly Crosshair Energy Corp.) (TSX) from 2009 until April 2012, and from March 2014 until July 2016 he was President and CEO of Logan Resources Ltd. He currently sits on the boards and is a member of the Audit Committees of Jet Metal Corp. (TSX) and Logan Resources Ltd. (TSX-V). Mr. Wallis received his B.Sc. in Geology from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. His professional affiliations include APEG B.C.
Mr. Aasen is a corporate and securities lawyer with more than 11 years of experience in corporate, securities, mining and regulatory matters. He has been the Corporate Secretary or General Counsel for various Canadian and U.S.- listed mineral resource companies. Olen obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the University of British Columbia and is a member of the British Columbia Bar. Olen was named to the 2016 Legal 500 General Counsel Powerlist for Canada