Board of Directors

BARRY COUGHLAN, BA

BARRY COUGHLAN, BA

Chairman & Director

Mr. Coughlan is a Vancouver based businessman and financier who for over 30 years has been involved in the financing of publicly traded companies. He has been involved in the financing of over thirty private companies and their subsequent listings on North American Stock Markets. He has been employed as a Stock Broker in New York City, Toronto and Vancouver, and has extensive knowledge of both local and international financial markets. He is presently a director of five publicly traded companies and was previously a director of Taseko Mines Ltd., Great Basin Gold Ltd., Farallon Mining Ltd., and Continental Minerals Corp. He is the Executive Chairman of Mineral Mountain Resources Ltd. He is also the CEO of Quadro Resources Ltd. He has been a director of Vatic since 2011.

BRIAN CORRALL, CA

BRIAN CORRALL, CA

Director

Mr. Corrall has previously been the President of CWA Consultants Inc. and the Chief Financial Officer of GB Energy Holdings Inc. He held Various financial positions at MacMillan Bloedel/Weyerhaeuser, BC Coastal Region for 30 years and served as a Director of Finance until November 2005. He has been a Director of Quadro Resources Ltd. since January 2005. He served as an Independent Director of ICN Resources Ltd (formerly Icon Industries Ltd.) until September 2009. Mr. Corrall has been a Chartered Accountant and Financial Consultant since December 2005.

TREVOR THOMAS, LL.B.

TREVOR THOMAS, LL.B.

Director

Mr. Thomas has practiced in the areas of corporate commercial, corporate finance, securities, and mining law since 1995, both in the private practice environment as well as in-house positions and is currently general counsel for Hunter Dickinson Inc. Prior to joining Hunter Dickinson Inc. he served as in-house legal counsel with Placer Dome Inc.

NELSON BAKER, P.ENG

NELSON BAKER, P.ENG

Director

Mr. Baker, P.Eng., has been active in the mineral exploration industry for over 50 years. He received his Mining Technology Diploma (1964) at the Haileybury School of Mines, in Ontario followed by a B.Sc. degree in Geological Engineering in 1968 from the South Dakota School of Mines, in Rapid City, South Dakota. Mr. Baker has been the President and CEO of Mineral Mountain Resources Ltd. since July 2010. Over the years he has served on several boards particularly in the junior resource sector. He was one of the founding principles of Rainy River Resources Ltd., and served as a director, President and CEO of Rainy River from March 2005 to June 2009. During that period, he and his team successfully expanded the Rainy River gold deposit from 450,000 ounces to 5 million ounces of gold.

ADVISORS TO THE BOARD

STEPHEN STARES

Mr. Stares is a successful mining entrepreneur with over 25 years’ experience in mineral exploration. He spent seven years with Noranda exploration on projects including the Hemlo gold mines, Eagle River gold deposit and the Geco and Mattabi base metal camps. He spent ten years managing the operations of Stares Contracting Corp., a successful mineral exploration services company based in Thunder Bay, Ontario. In March 2007, Stephen and brother Michael, along with the rest of the Stares/Keats family, were the proud recipients of Prospectors and Developers Association (PDAC) Bill Dennis Prospector of the Year Award. This award was given to recognize the family’s contributions to the industry of the past 40 years. He is the President and CEO of Benton Resources.

ALEXANDER "SANDY" STARES

Mr. Stares has more than 18 years’ experience in mineral exploration, spanning a variety of Canadian geological terranes, from Newfoundland to Yukon. Prior to forming his own Contracting Company - Stares Prospecting Ltd. - he worked with IndoMetals, Rubicon Minerals Corporation, Freewest Resources of Canada, New Millenium, Lac Des Isle Mines and Noranda. He was instrumental in the discovery of the H-Pond Gold Prospect and the Lost Pond Uranium Prospect. He has discovered numerous major mineral occurrences in Canada and abroad which have been the subject of extensive exploration programs. He was also one of the recipients of the PDAC’s ìBill Dennis Prospector of the Year Award” in March 2007, which was awarded to members of the Stares/Keats family. He is the President and CEO of Metals Creek Resources.

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