Technical Advisory Committee
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Technical Advisory Committee:

Thomas E. Callicrate  Mr. Callicrate has extensive and wide-ranging experience in generative and project exploration fof precious metals, base metals, diamonds, gemstones, and industrial minerals. He is either responsible for, or contributed to, the discovery of several precious metal deposits during his 30- year career. Most recently he co-founded and was President, CEO, and Director of Consolidated Goldfields Corp. Prior to that, he co- founded and was a Director and VP-Exploration for Western Goldfields which was merged into New Gold, Inc., currently a mid-tier gold producer. Mr. Callicrate has held senior technical and management positions with several companies, including New Gold, Kennecott Exploration, and Romarco Minerals. He has served as a Director of several junior resource companies, including Calumet Mining Company, Mountain Gold Exploration LLC, and Nevada Natural Stone Supply. He has served as a consulting geologist for a variety of companies including Newmont Mining, Freeport Exploration Co., FMC Gold, US Borax, and Golconda Resources. Patrick R. Smith Mr. Smith is a mining executive and professional geologist with 35 years of experience in senior management, corporate development, strategic planning, and exploration in the international minerals industry. He served 32 years in the Rio Tinto organization including posts as Managing Director Exploration for the Australasia Region and as a London-based Exploration Executive.  He was also Exploration Manager for Alaska while with the Kennecott Exploration division. He is experienced in all aspects of mineral exploration and evaluation and has a track record of managing successful exploration teams and advancing projects through the pre- feasibility stage.  Mr. Smith is currently President and CEO for Heatherdale Resources Ltd., a Hunter Dickinson Inc. (HDI) group company. He holds a B.Sc. (Honors) in Geology from Eastern Washington University and has completed the Business Leadership Development program at Duke University as well as the Strategic Leadership Program at the London School of Business. He is a Professional Registered Geologist in Utah, Wyoming, and Washington, a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists, and a member of the Alaska Miners Association. Jon Lindberg  Geologist/Hydrogeologist Mr. Lindberg is a professional hydrogeologist with over 35 years of experience in environmental compliance of groundwater and coal exploration.  Early in his career he worked for the Coal Department of Getty Oil Company conducting coal exploration in Utah, Colorado, and Washington.  The remainder of his career has been spent in geologic characterization and regulatory compliance of groundwater at the Hanford Nuclear Site in Washington State operated by the U.S. Department of Energy.  Mr. Lindberg was responsible for groundwater regulatory compliance of a large portion of the Hanford Site to ensure compliance with Federal laws such the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (AEA), the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA), the Resource, Conservation, and Recovery Act of 1976 (RCRA), and the various applicable portions of the Washington Administrative Code (WAC).   Mr. Lindberg has Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Geology from Washington State University. He is certified as a geologist and licensed as a hydrogeologist in Washington, and registered as a geologist in Oregon.  He recently started the small company Lindberg Hydrogeologic to provide geologic and hydrogeologic services related to environmental compliance for companies at the Hanford Site and elsewhere.