Dr. Shane W. Ebert P. Geo.

President and Director

Dr. Ebert has 27 years of gold, copper, and base metal exploration experience in North America, South America, Australia, and Europe. Dr. Ebert was involved in the discovery of a large copper deposit in Mexico (Bahuerachi Deposit), a gold deposit in eastern Canada (Viking), and a Cu-Au porphyry in British Columbia (West Seel) and has worked with numerous Major and Junior exploration companies.  Experience includes exploration and research on epithermal and porphyry deposits in Canada, USA, Mexico and Europe, reduced intrusion related gold deposits in Yukon and Alaska, and polymetallic carbonate hosted deposits in Peru.  Dr. Ebert is also President and Director of Surge Copper Corp. (TSXV-SURG) and a director of Jade Leader Corp. (TSXV-JADE).  Dr. Ebert was Vice President Exploration and a Director of Tyler Resources Inc. (TSX-TYS) until March 2008, the time at which the Company was sold to a large multinational mining consortium.  He is a registered professional geoscientist with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia.

Jean Pierre Jutras P. Geol.

Vice President and Director

Mr. Jutras, a professional mineral exploration geologist, has 29 years experience in the exploration industry and has worked in over 15 countries on four continents, with numerous public companies including Placer dome, Prism Resources, Golden Star Resources and Jade Leader Corp.

He was the President and a Director of Tyler Resources Inc. from 2001 until March 2008 when Tyler was taken over by Jinchuan Group Ltd. of China for Cdn $214 million. JP then remained as Feasibility Study Coordinator 2008 to 2010 for Tyler Resources Inc., post-takeover transaction.  Mr. Jutras is also currently a President and Director of Jade Leader Corp. 

Lesley Hayes, MBA


Ms. Lesley Hayes has been a director of the Company since February 11, 1997. Ms. Hayes is CCO of HessePartners and CEO of NoDrama Media, training CEOs and Presidents with Young Presidents Organization and Entrepreneurs Organization in the US, Canada and internationally. Ms Hayes holds an MBA from the University of Calgary/University of Alberta and completed PhD graduate coursework with Athabasca University. Ms. Hayes has management and board experience with a number of public companies with operations in the US and Canada, and international experience including Belgium and Costa Rica. Those companies include Crailar Inc, Burntsand Inc, Vicom Multimedia Inc and Tyler Resources Inc.

Douglas Cageorge


Mr. Cageorge is retired as a partner with SCP LLP (formerly Smith Cageorge Perry) Chartered Accountants. From 1990 to 1998 he was a self employed chartered accountant providing income tax and accounting services to a variety of clients. From 1986 to 1990 he was a tax manager with Deloitte & Touche Chartered Accountants.