John C. Power

Mr. Power was a co-founder of the Company and has served as a director and Executive Officer since its

inception. He currently serves as President, CEO & CFO.

Mr. Power has been an entrepreneur for over 25 years and previously served as President and Director of

a registered closed end mutual fund, Redwood MicroCap Fund, Inc., for over 20 years. Mr. Power through

Redwood and personal endeveours has been experience in oil & gas exploration and production, mining

ventures, hospitality and radio broadcasting industries.

Mr. Power attended Occidental College and University of California at Davis.

Brian E. Power

Brian Power has served as an officer or director of the company since its inception in December 2003. Mr.

Power has pursued different entrepreneurial opportunities in diverse industries ranging from agriculture to

international tourism.

Mr. Power has also served as an officer or director of several other public companies including Combined

Stock Fund, a registered close-end investment fund. Mr. Power attended Solano Community College and the

University of California at Davis.

LeRoy Wilkes

Mr. Wilkes has vast experience as a professional mining engineer. He is formerly the President of

Washington Group International, Inc.’s Mining Business Unit, from which he retired in 2007. In that

capacity, he oversaw mining development operations throughout the world. Washington Group International

merged with URS Corp. in 2007. From 1995 to 1997, he was the Chief Operating Officer of Santa Fe Pacific

Gold Corporation involved in the expansion of their Nevada operations. Santa Fe Pacific Gold Corporation

merged with Newmont Mining Corp (NYSE: NEM) in 1997. From 1980 to 1986, he was Senior Vice

President of Business Development for Anaconda Minerals, where he was involved in such projects as Greens

Creek, Alaska, Stillwater, Montana and Las Pelambres in Chile.

Mr. Wilkes is currently retired, and serves on the boards of directors of Quaterra Resources, Inc. (TSX:

QMM) and Sabina Gold and Silver Corp.(TSX:SBB). He holds a B.A. degree from the Montana School of