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Executive Leadership

CEO   Scott Dockter

Scott Dockter

Mr. Dockter has had comprehensive involvement in all aspects of the mining business, including exploration, permitting, mine development, financing, operations, asset acquisitions, and marketing and sales. His experience covers a wide range of commodities including industrial minerals, gold, silver, copper, and other precious metals. In addition, he has personally owned mines, operated mines, constructed mine infrastructures (physical, production and process) and produced precious metals.

CFO  Al Calvanico

Al Calvanico

Mr. Calvanico holds an Executive Master’s degree of Business Administration as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics – Accounting. He has accumulated nearly 30 years of senior financial management experience having served most recently as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Robar Enterprises Inc. and its subsidiaries. Mr. Calvanico career highlights included, being responsible for the implementation of all company accounting systems while simultaneously overseeing and being instrumental in helping grow the previous company’s revenues from $100 million per year to $2 billion.

Board of Directors

Director   Tom Swett

Tom Swett

Thomas M. Swett, Esq. holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Resource Management from University of Nevada, Reno and a Master of Science degree in Forest Products with a minor in Business Administration from Oregon State University. Mr. Swett is also a graduate of the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. Mr. Swett manages the 16,000-acre Rancho Arroyo Seco property including active sand and gravel, hard rock, and clay mining operations, including regulatory compliance issues. Mr. Swett also supervised the entitlement of the Newman Ridge Quarry and Edwin Center industrial area, a 210-million-ton hard rock mining entitlement coupled with a 135-acre industrial/manufacturing area permitted for aggregate processing and value-added manufacturing such as ready-mix and asphalt production.

Director   John Bremer

John Bremer

John Bremer is a seasoned executive, managing successful businesses for the past 35 years. He is president of U.S Mine Corp. and remains the current CEO of GroWest, Inc. a holding company with subsidiary companies in the heavy equipment rental and property development. Mr. Bremer designed material input methodologies to reduce the Nitrogen Oxide emissions from calcining cement, and this interaction and knowledge of the cement industry pioneered the creation of proprietary cement replacement products. Mr. Bremer earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Cal. Poly. University, Pomona, California.

Chairman   Scott Dockter

Scott Dockter

Mr. Dockter has had comprehensive involvement in all aspects of the mining business, including exploration, permitting, mine development, financing, operations, asset acquisitions, and marketing and sales. His experience covers a wide range of commodities including industrial minerals, gold, silver, copper, and other precious metals. In addition, he has personally owned mines, operated mines, constructed mine infrastructures (physical, production and process) and produced precious metals.

Director   David Jenkins

David Jenkins

David Jenkins graduated from Brigham Young University with a Masters Geological Science. He has worked throughout his career as a petroleum geologist for the Union Oil Company developing oil fields offshore in the Santa Barbara Channel and major gas fields in the Gulf of Thailand. In 2002, Mr. Jenkins formed lone Minerals and purchased the existing lone kaolin clay plant and mining operations in Amador County, California from NARCO where he successfully continued the clay milling business as President and CEO for the following fourteen years. In 2016, Mr. Jenkins and his partners sold lone Minerals to U.S. Mine Corporation. In addition to operating Ione Minerals Inc. Mr. Jenkins has served for the past eight years on the board of directors for Core Systems, a privately held technology company and world leader in semi-conductor ion implant outsourcing technology.

Director   Calvin Lim

Calvin Lim

Calvin Lim, appointed to the Board of Directors on October 27, 2014. Mr. Lim obtained his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Sacramento State University. Currently he has over 36 years of Business and Management experience accumulative. Adding to his management repute, Mr. Lim has owned and operated two large Chinese restaurants in the Sacramento Valley ranging from 1981 to 2003. In addition, Mr. Lim had served as President of Hoi Sing Inc. from 1984 to 2006, at which time he spearheaded investments in properties located throughout Hong Kong.