David H. Brett, MBA, President & CEO. David has 30 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 Toronto Stock Exchange listed Cusac Gold Mines Ltd. from 2004-2008 (CFO 1996-2004), David financed and oversaw the restart of gold mining operations at Table Mountain in BC 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 Director of Inovent Capital Inc., a Capital Pool Company. 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 and is a part-time faculty member at Trinity Western University where he teaches Venture Finance in the MBA program.
Guilford H. Brett, BA & B.Ed, Chairman. Mr. Brett is best known for his work with Cusac Gold Mines Ltd., which he founded in 1965. Guil Brett has been a part of the Vancouver mining community for over 50 years. Mr. Brett took Cusac public on the VSE in 1966, which then graduated to NASDAQ in 1980 and finally was listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange 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 a wealth of experience to the Board as Chairman of Pacific Bay Minerals Ltd.
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.