BOARD OF DIRECTORS

William R. Wilson

WILLIAM R. WILSON

Executive Vice-President and CFO, Director

Mr. Wilson has over forty five years experience in the resource industry.  He has spent the last twenty-five years creating and managing seventeen international mining companies as a director and an officer. He is currently a director of Delrand Resources Ltd., and Loncor Resources Inc. and was most recently President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of New Horizon Uranium Corporation.  His previous involvement in gold projects includes: President of Gold King Mines, Inc.; President and CEO of Banro Corporation; Vice President of Mining, Nevada Manhattan Mining Inc.; and President of Humphreys Mineral Industries.  Mr. Wilson holds a professional degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and received an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California in 1972. He is a member of the Mining and Metallurgical Society of America (Qualified Professional in Mining, Metallurgy/Processing and Environmental Compliance in accordance with CIM NI 43-101), the Canadian Institute of Mining, the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, and the Prospectors and Development Association of Canada. He is also an instructor at the Colorado School of Mines in mining and industrial minerals.