Dennis H. Peterson, Honours B.Comm, LLB


Mr. Peterson has 20 years experience as a corporate securities lawyer specializing in corporate finance matters for small cap companies, and previously served as a director of Probe from 2001 to 2006. Most of Mr. Peterson's practice focuses on junior natural resource companies, and he has extensive experience with all aspects of prospectus financings, private placements, mergers and acquisitions in the junior public markets. Companies he has worked with are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange.

John E. Hurley, CA

CFO, Director

Mr. Hurley, as one of the founding partners of McGovern, Hurley, Cunningham LLP, Toronto in 1980, worked on the initial TSE public offerings of such resource companies as Pangea Goldfields Inc. (acquired by Barrick Gold Corporation), Aurelian Resources Inc. (acquired by Kinross Gold Corporation), Detour Gold Corporation, Fronteer Gold Inc., and Labrador Iron Mines Holdings Limited to name a few. Jack graduated from Ryerson Polytechnical Institute (now Ryerson University) in Business Administration with a major in finance and accounting. Jack obtained his US CPA from the University of Illinois and his Canadian CA from the Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants while articling with Price Waterhouse&Co. in Toronto. Jack retired from public practice in 2010.

T. Patrick Reid

Director & Member of the Audit Committee

Patrick Reid has been associated with the Ontario Mining Association since 1984, originally as its Executive Director and recently retired as its President and CEO. From 1967 to 1984 Mr. Reid served as the MPP for the riding of Rainy River, Ontario and held various senior positions both within government and in opposition including Chairman, Public Accounts Committee, Finance and Revenue Critic for the Official Opposition, Member of the Select Committee on Guidelines for the Ombudsman, Vice Chair, Company Law, and Advisor - Canadian Comprehensive Auditing Foundation. Mr. Reid was the first president of the newly constituted Ontario Liberal party. Prior to his election to the Ontario Legislature he taught high school and was involved in the real estate and travel industry in the Lake of the Woods/Rainy Lake area. Mr. Reid holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Manitoba. He is a member of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, the John T. Ryan Safety Awards Committee, and a past member of the Executive Committee of the Toronto Branch of the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (CIMM). He was awarded the CIMM fellowship in 2001 for his outstanding contribution to the Canadian mining industry and the CIMM.

David Palmer, Ph.D., P.Geo.


A member of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario, Dr. David Palmer has spent the last eighteen years in the exploration industry in both executive and technical roles. He is the President and Director of Probe Metals Inc., a TSX Venture Exchange-listed company, and has managed projects and conducted research for major international mining companies in South America, South Africa, India, Greenland and Scandinavia, as well as working extensively throughout Canada. His work has covered a broad range of mineral commodities, including gold, base metals, diamonds, platinum group metals, and copper/nickel deposits.

David holds a B.Sc. (Geology) degree from St. Francis Xavier University, M.Sc. and Ph.D. (Economic Geology) degrees from McGill University, and is a member of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario. He has published scientific papers in journals such as Economic Geology and Chemical Geology.

Karen Willoughby

Director Corporate Communications

Ms Willoughby was Director of Corporate Communications since 2009. She is also Director of Corporate Communications for Probe Metals Inc. and its predecessor company, Probe Mines Ltd., from 2006 until 2015, when it was acquired by Goldcorp. With over 15 years of capital markets and investor relations/corporate communications experience, Ms Willoughby has extensive expertise with U.S. and Canadian listed companies. She utilizes highly developed industry best disclosure practices and is focused on the development/implementation/management of Canstar's IR/Corporate Communications strategies.
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