company > managementDavid H. Brett, MBA, President & CEO
David has 25 years of public company management and financing experience, including being president of the Pacific Bay from 1995 to 1999, and Managing Director from 1985 to 1992. This is David's second term as CEO of the Company (as of Dec 2007). As former CEO and President of TSE listed Cusac Gold Mines Ltd. from 2004-2008 (CFO 1996-2004), David financed and oversaw the restart of gold mining operations in 2006, the acquisition of a 1 million ounce gold resource, and negotiated the successful merger with another public mining company in April of 2008. David is also CEO and founder of Knexa Solutions Ltd., an innovative information technology company focused on web-based collaboration and intellectual property trading. David obtained a BA from the University of British Columbia and an MBA from Simon Fraser University.
Guilford H. Brett, BA & B.Ed, Chairman
Mr. Brett is best known for his work with Cusac Gold Mines Ltd., he founded Cusac in 1965 and can be described as one of the more successful prospector/mining-man/financier personalities in the Vancouver mining industry. Under Mr. Brett's astute management Cusac went public on the VSE in 1966, graduated to NASDAQ in 1980 and was listed on the TSE in 1987. Cusac is one of the few Vancouver mining juniors to "hit for the cycle" by taking a gold property from grass-roots exploration to profitable, full scale gold production. Mr. Brett's mining experience and knowledge covers a wide variety of mineral projects from large scale porphyry deposits to epithermal gold environments. Mr. Brett brings this background and wealth of experience to the Board as President of Pacific Bay Minerals Ltd.
Douglas Blanchflower, P. Geo., Director
Mr. Blanchflower brings a wealth of exploration experience to the Pacific Bay team. Prior to founding Minorex Consulting in 1982, Mr. Blanchflower worked for a number of major mining firms. As President of Minorex, Mr. Blanchflower implemented innumerable exploration programs from grass-roots to advanced-stage throughout North & South American and Asia. Mr. Blanchflower has particular expertise in property evaluation, 43-101 technical report preparation and resource calculation.
E. Trent Pezzot, P.Geo., Consultant.
Mr. Pezzot is a geophysicist with significant expertise in the analysis and interpretation of geophysical data including uranium exploration. A great deal of Pacific Bay's exploration efforts to date have involved airborne geophysical surveys both in Quebec and Argentina. Trent's technical skill and expert insight has been invaluable to the company. Mr. Pezzot is a "Qualified Person" under NI 43-101. The Company on Mr. Pezzot from time to time to review and approve of its technical disclosures, including the technical contents of this website.
James G. Evaskevich, Director
Mr. Evaskevich has 28 years of experience in the resources sector, and is currently president and chief executive officer of Yangarra Resources Inc., a TSX Venture Exchange-listed oil and gas company, and is also president and CEO of Cascadia International Resources Inc., a TSX Venture-listed mining exploration company.
Joel Tarrida, Director
Mr. Tarrida is a real estate developer and builder in Washington, and formerly worked in the banking sector with CIBC and the Canadian Western Bank. Mr. Tarrida brings a wealth of financing and banking experience to board.
Leanora Brett, Corporate Secretary/CFO
Lea brings 15 years of public company experience to the team, managing corporate governance for Pacific Bay.