Exploration Team

Debbie James, P.Geo.

Ms. James  has worked the bulk of her career in the Pacific Northwest on a variety of deposit types with 12 years of specific experience in the Yukon. Her work in the Yukon has led to a strong understanding of permitting requirements as well as environmental, First Nation and community .  As author of the company’s Ni 43-101 on the Stu Project as well supervising previous programs on the property she has extensive knowledge about mineralization and geology on the  property. 

Lauren Blackburn, P. Geo.

Ms. Blackburn has over 13 years of work experience in the Yukon through stints with the Yukon Geologic Survey, junior exploration companies and exploration service providers. Lauren has a vast understanding of Yukon geology and permitting requirements as well as environmental, First Nation and community considerations combined with her vast network of contractors, government officials and explorations.

Bill Harris

Technical Advisor

Mr. Harris is the Founder and former Executive of Triumph Gold, and President and CEO of Midnight Mining. A lifelong Yukoner with vast knowledge across all areas of mining, He is a highly experienced prospector and mining entrepreneur

Stuart Morris, P. Geo., RPG

Mr. Morris  has extensive experience in exploration and mine geology working in precious, base metals mineral deposits, specifically with epithermal polymetallic vein deposits, porphyry copper, Canadian shield gold and Busheled Ni-Pd-Cu and volcanic massive sulfide (VMS) systems. His previous experience has included various positions with NovaGold and NovaCopper, Vice President of Exploration for Spanish Mountain Gold and Chief Geologist of the Campbell Mine for Placer Dome. Stuart Has also been employed as an associate consultant for AMEC. 

Scott Petsel, P.Geo.

Mr. Petsel  has over 28 years of experience in global exploration, mine geology, project management and advancement including, former Project Mgr, Ambler & Bornite projects, NovaCopper (now Trilogy Metals), Exploration Mgr, Galore Creek project and Sr Geologist, Donlin Gold project, NovaGold as well as Sr Exploration positions with Placer Dome (now Barrick) & Echo Bay (now Kinross) in North America and internationally 

Dwayne McInnis

Technical Advisor

Mr. McInnis is an entrepreneur with 20 years.of experience in mineral exploration sector with a focus on community involvement.  He was involved in the creation of two joint venture companies, Tahltan Northern Exploration Services and Tahltan Drilling Services, which provided exploration services to clients in Tahltan traditional territory and aided exploration companies in securing access agreements throughout BC.  Previous to his involvement in mineral exploration, he served as an Environmental Manager in the forestry industry. 

Doug Warkentin

Technical Advisor

Mr. Douglas Warkentin is a Metallurgical and Process Development Consultant with over 30 years’ experience in the mining and mineral processing industries. Currently Senior Metallurgist at Kemetco Research Inc. in Richmond, British Columbia, he has conducted mineral processing, hydrometallurgy, minewater treatment and resource recovery on a broad array of base, precious and high-tech metals projects for Canadian and international clients.

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