Board of Directors and Management
Corwin (Cor) Coe, B.Sc., P.Geo.
CEO and Director
Mr. Coe brings over 35 years of experience in mineral exploration, development and production throughout North America. He has served as a Director and/or Officer of several public companies including the positions of CEO, President and VP Exploration. From 2010 to 2011 Mr. Coe was the President and CEO of Silver Predator Corporation during which time he and his associates raised over $8 million in financing, assembled a portfolio of 21 mining properties, and successfully listed the company on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Prior to this, Mr. Coe served as the VP Exploration for Northern Freegold Resources Ltd., where he was responsible for $20 million in exploration expenditures and the delineation of a 1 million ounce gold resource in the Yukon. Mr. Coe has a successful track record of project generation, including the staking and discovery of a 2.0 million ounce intrusion related gold deposit in the Yukon and the acquisition and definition drilling of a 5.0 million ounce silver epithermal vein deposit in Arizona.
Most recently, Mr. Coe was the founding CEO and a Director of Tundra Copper Corp., where he lead the company from its inception through property acquisition, exploration and the successful sale of the company over an 18 month period.
Mr. Coe is a Professional Geologist and a Mining Engineering Technologist, holding a Bachelor of Science degree in Earth Sciences from Simon Fraser University and a Diploma in Mining Engineering Technology from the British Columbia Institute of Technology. He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC), the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists (NAPEG) and the Association of Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia (ASTTBC).
Donald Penner, B.Sc.
President and Director
Mr Penner brings over 40 years of technical and managerial experience in the mineral industry. Mr Penner graduated in 1976 from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology. Throughout his career, he gained extensive experience at all levels of mineral property evaluation from grassroots to feasibility-stage on projects in Canada, United States, Africa, South America and Europe. During the late 1970’s, Mr. Penner was a key participant in the discovery of several silver/lead deposits in the central Yukon. His success continued as a member of the exploration team that discovered the Eskay Creek deposit for Prime Resources Ltd in the late 1980’s. Other world class deposits he worked on include Donlin Creek in Alaska and Galore Creek in northwestern British Columbia for NovaGold Resources Ltd. Mr. Penner founded his own successful geological consulting practice in 1990 which he operated for 30 years.
Scott Price, B.Sc., M.Sc.
Mr. Price has over 25 years experience with major and junior mining and exploration companies in the U.S and Canada. Most of his career has focused on gold exploration in Nevada, where he worked on the discovery and definition teams at the Hollister epithermal deposit, and the Phoenix (Battle Mountain district) and Mount Hamilton Carlin-type/intrusion-related gold deposits. Mr. Price also contributed to discovery of the deep east ore body at the Pebble porphyry Cu-Au deposit in Alaska. Much of his career involved early stage exploration and prospect assessment in Nevada. He began a geologic consulting business in 2008, in order to devote more time to his own Nevada research and prospecting. Mr. Price holds a B.S. degree from the University of Wyoming and a M.S. degree from Washington State University, both in geology.
Stephen Pearce has a law degree from the University of British Columbia and an honours degree in economics from York University with an emphasis on corporate finance. He focuses in corporate and securities work. Mr. Pearce serves as a director and officer of several resource related public companies and has been involved with several small underground mining operations including brief periods acting as Mine Manager. Mr. Pearce is active in his community and serves as President of Western Regional Advocacy Group Society, a non-profit organization which works in partnership with Sleep Country Canada to provide free mattresses to those in our community most in need.
Peter Maclean is an economist with a B.A. from Acadia University and and M.A. from the University of New Brunswick. He has been a Director and/or Officer of several public companies and has played a significant role in raising over $100 million in previous equity financings.
Ryan Coe, B.Sc., MBA
Mr. Coe has 20 years of experience working in mineral exploration. As the founder and president of Fox Exploration Ltd., he has presided over a number of exploration projects across Arizona, British Columbia, the Yukon Territory and Nunavut. His expertise encompasses a range of exploration activities from initial land acquisition and grassroots evaluation to drilling advancement and site reclamation. He is also a director or founder of several privately held companies that span across multiple sectors including digital media, health and wellness, apparel, residential development and mining. Mr. Coe holds an MBA from University Canada West and a B.Sc. from the University of Victoria.
J. Greg Dawson, M.Sc., P.Geo.
Mr. Dawson has over 30 years of experience in the mineral exploration industry and is currently Director of Exploration with GroundTruth Exploration. He holds a B.Sc. in geology from the University of British Columbia and an M.Sc. from Queens University and is a registered Professional Geoscientist with EGBC. His work experience includes acting as Vice President Exploration for Colorado Resources, President and Vice President, Exploration of Copper Ridge Exploration and serving as District Manager and General Manager with Teck Exploration Ltd. in Central Asia and South America. He also spent several years earlier in his career working for the Hunter Dickinson Group and its associated companies.