Technical Advisory Board
Garth Kirkham, BSc, P.Geo, P.Geoph., FGC, FCIM, SEGF
Mr. Kirkham obtained a Bachelor's of Sciences Degree from the University of Alberta in 1983. He became a Registered Professional Geoscientist in Alberta (APEGGA) in 1987, in Northwest Territories and Nunavut Association (NAPEGG) and BC (EGBC) in 2005, in Ontario (PGO) in 2011, in Manitoba (APEGM) in 2012. He is also a fellow of SEG (Society of Exploration Geologists), CIM (Canadian Institute of Mining) and Geoscientists Canada. In addition, he is a member of AMEBC (Association of Mineral Exploration of BC), GAC (Geological Association of Canada) and PDAC (Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada).
Garth is the Principal of Kirkham Geosystems Ltd., Vancouver, BC which is a full service provider of geoscience consulting services to the mining and environmental sectors focusing on offering 3D computer modeling expertise using a variety of leading volumetric modeling systems.
Kirkham Geosystems specializes in mineral resource estimation and as a Qualified Person in the context of NI43-101 Technical Reports. Mr. Kirkham is a Qualified/Competent Person for a wide variety of commodities (i.e. PGE, precious metals, base metals, coal, potash) and deposit types (i.e. vein type, porphyry, VMS, strataform) and has worked throughout the world as an author for technical reports in support of projects from initial resource estimations, Scoping Study and PEA (Preliminary Economic Assessment) through to Feasibility Studies. He also performs due diligence for the buy side for a wide variety of projects.
Mr. Kirkham is the Past-President of the Canadian Institute of Mining (CIM). He the co-Chair of the CIM Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves Committee and the Chair of the Geoscientists Canada, Securities Committee. He is also currently a representative for Canada on CRIRSCO (Committee for Mineral Reserves International Reporting Standards).
Now after more than 36 years of providing professional geoscientific services, Mr. Kirkham is currently heading Kirkham Geosystems Ltd. (established in 1997), which provides consulting services to the exploration, mining and environmental industries.
Vic Chevillon, M.A., B.A., QP.
Mr. Chevillon brings over 50 years of exploration experience and is credited with 3 major deposit discoveries. Over the course of his lengthy career, he has worked for both major and junior mining companies. In addition, he ran a consulting business including over 20 mining clients with a focus on descriptive field geology at the rock interface while utilizing leading edge exploration approaches and technologies. Mr. Chevillon worked for Noranda Exploration Inc., leading the New World copper-silver-gold discovery in Montana. With Placer Dome Exploration he recommended the Getchell-Turquoise ridge district acquisition that enabled Place Dme to control three of the four Nevada gold trends. He guided the derivation of the geological model for the Turquoise Ridge deposit and managed outlying district exploration. Most recently, Mr. Chevillon was Vice President of Exploration for Levon Resources Ltd. ("Levon"), where he was the technical member of the management team credited with discovering the Cordero porphyry deposit in Chihuahua, Mexico. The Cordero deposit is one of the largest known silver resources in the world. On the basis of the discovery, Levon consolidated 100% of the claim ownership that covers the entire district on his recommendations. Under Mr. Chevillon's direction, Levon merged with Discovery Metals (now Discovery Silver Corp. ("Discovery")). Vic is a former director and is currently a Technical Advisor to Discovery.