In 1990, Mr. Idziszek received the "Mining Man of the Year" award in recognition of his vital role in the discovery and development of the Eskay Creek gold deposit in Canada, as well as the prestigious "Prospector of the Year Award for 1994" in recognition of the major role he played in the discovery and development of the Eskay Creek gold deposit, as well as for his leadership of Adrian Resources Ltd. during its exploration and development of the Petaquilla copper-gold-silver-moly deposits in the Republic of Panama. He also served as director of Arequipa Resources Ltd., which discovered the Pierina gold deposit that was subsequently acquired by Barrick Gold Corp. in mid-1996 for more than $1 billion.
|Vivian L. Danielson|
Ms. Danielson is a journalist and author with more than 20 years of experience covering the international mining and metals sector. She is a former reporter and editor of The Northern Miner, a weekly mining and exploration newspaper, and co-author of Bre-X, Gold today, Gone Tomorrow: Anatomy of the Busang Swindle.
Derek Bartlett is a natural resource executive and is involved in various capacities with junior mining companies. He is currently president of Cadman Resources Inc. and Newport Gold Inc. He served previously on the Board of Directors of Oromin Exploration Ltd. Previously he worked as a geologist and exploration manager for international mining companies including Gold Fields Canadian Mining Limited.