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Directors

Mark J. Morabito

Director

Mr. Morabito has more than 20 years of experience in the public markets with expertise in raising capital and corporate development. He is the founder of King & Bay West, a merchant bank and technical services company that specializes in identifying, funding, developing and managing high-potential opportunities. Mark has been the principal driving force behind numerous resource development companies including Alderon Iron Ore Corp. and Excelsior Mining Corp., among others. He has raised more than $900 million in capital and commitments to date and has attained two listings on the New York Stock Exchange. Mark has a Bachelor of Arts from Simon Fraser University and completed his Juris Doctor degree at Western University.

Ken Brophy

CEO

Ken Brophy's career comprises over twenty-five years of experience in the natural resources sector, focused primarily on advancing and de-risking development-stage projects. Ken is an experienced executive with a successful track record of project management, building and leading teams, and has many years of experience with Environmental Social Governance (“ESG”) initiatives, such as Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Indigenous, government and stakeholder relations. Ken is currently president of Ram River Coal Corp., a private Canadian company with a steel-making coal project located in Alberta, Canada. He also serves as a director for Supernova Metals Corp, a TSX-V listed junior exploration company with assets in Canada and the US.

Jay Sujir

Director

Jay Sujir is a Partner in Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP. Following more than 20 years with Anfield, Sujir, Kennedy & Durno, he joined Farris’ Securities practice group. Jay has over 30 years’ experience acting for public and private companies. Jay was called to the BC Bar in 1986 after obtaining his LLB from the University of Victoria. He obtained his BA (Economics & Philosophy) in 1981, also from the University of Victoria.

Dr. Anthony Taylor

Director

Anthony Taylor is an exploration geologist and was a manager for 52 years with majors including Cominco, Selection Trust, BP Minerals, RTZ, and Gencor until 1994 in Europe, Mexico, Australia, South Africa and the USA. Tony contributed to major mineral discoveries, some of which became successful producing mines. He subsequently founded three junior exploration companies. Tony is currently President, CEO and Director of Selex Resources, a private Ontario Corporation, and is a retired Independent Director of Hecla Mining Company.

Mark Lotz

Director

Mark Lotz is a Chartered Professional Accountant practicing publicly through his firm Lotz CPA Inc. With more than 26 years of public practice experience focusing of public company reporting, tax and consulting. Formerly a CEO and CFO in the brokerage industry, he also has senior management experience in the mining, manufacturing, cannabis and digital media sectors. Mark provides strategic tax and business planning and is a sought-after expert for complex contractual issues and financial quantification. He regularly consults with legal firms acting as an expert witness on matters of securities regulation and litigation. Mark’s public company experience is extensive, including: Luff Enterprises (formerly Ascent Industries Corp., Global Crossing Airlines (formerly Canada Jetlines Corp), Candente Copper Corp, Xali Gold, Loop Insights Inc., TrackX Holdings, Gnomestar Craft Inc., Voleo Trading Systems Inc., Gold Basin Resources, and Prophecy Coal.