Mr. Morris is owner of Ruby Mountain GIS, founded in 2003 and specializing in property and project evaluations and acquisitions. He has over 37 years of experience in the minerals industry, exploring for precious and base metals, uranium, lithium and other minerals in a variety of geologic environments, with an emphasis in the western U.S., particularly Nevada, Alaska, and Yukon, Canada. His experience with lithium brine deposits in western Nevada dates from 2010. He has held exploration geologist positions at various companies during his career, including Gulf Mineral Resources Corp., Fischer Watt Mining Company, Barrick Gold Exploration, Placer Dome Corp., Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd., U.S. Gold Corp. (McEwen Mining), and Kinross Gold Corp. Mr. Morris has supervised numerous generative and drilling projects including planning, budgeting, permitting, contract administration, reclamation, and reporting. Mr. Morris is a Certified Professional Geologist with the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG), a Licensed Geologist in the state of Utah, USA, and a Registered Professional Geologist in the State of Alaska, USA. Mr. Morris is a fellow with the Society of Economic Geologists, a member and past officer of the Geological Society of Nevada, and a member of the Nevada Mineral Exploration Coalition.
Mr. Fernback has over 25 years of finance experience as a director and officer of public and private technology, natural resources, health and biosciences companies. In the past, he has held senior executive positions within the investment banking and venture capital industries, as well as progressively senior executive officer positions within growing businesses, including CubicFarms Systems Corp., ModoHR Technologies, Fuse Cobalt, Deep-South Resources and Ronin8 Technologies. In addition to these senior finance and operations positions, Mr. Fernback has successfully worked as a consultant in a variety of industries including biotechnology, software, hospitality, manufacturing, mining, oil and gas, and real estate development. Mr. Fernback has served on the board of numerous companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (“TSXV”). He currently holds directorships in TSXV-listed Deep-South Resources and Tri Capital Opportunities. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from McMaster University and a Master of Business Administration degree specializing in Finance from the University of British Columbia. He is also a designated Chartered Professional Accountant and Certified Management Accountant.
Jeremy Hanson is professional geoscientist with over a decade of experience in mineral exploration throughout Canada. He is the founder of Hardline Exploration Corp, a geological consulting firm focused in Western Canada. Jeremy is a Director and the VP Exploration for Garibaldi Resources Corp as well as a director of the Smithers Exploration Group. He graduated with a B.Sc. Hons with distinction from Simon Fraser University and brings a strategic mindset to every project, along with broad geological knowledge coming from experience in magmatic Ni-Cu, porphyries, epithermal, lode gold, and VMS deposits.