About Us



The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is the national organization representing the mineral exploration and development industry. The association’s Board of Directors is responsible for the overall governance and stewardship of the association. The 48-member board represents the full spectrum of professions making up the mineral industry. Directors are elected at the PDAC’s annual meeting in March and serve a three-year term.

 Nominations are now invited for the Board of Directors. The following nominating rules apply:

  • Nominations may be faxed, mailed or sent via other electronic means, to the PDAC no later than November 15, 2014.
  • Each nomination must be supported by six (6) PDAC members in good standing. Click here for a nomination form.
  • Each individual being nominated must be a PDAC member in good standing who has consented in writing to serve as a director. Click here for a nomination consent form.
  • Nominations should be addressed to:
Alissa Reed
Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada
135 King Street East
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M5C 1G6
    Telephone:  +1 416 362-1969 ext. 227, Fax: 416 362-0101 or Email: areed@pdac.ca

Please note: Nominations delivered on November 15, 2014 must be delivered via electronic means only.  

Board of Directors


  • Rodney Thomas

    President, Votorantim Metals Canada Inc.

  • Robert Schafer

    First Vice President, Hunter Dickinson Inc.

  • Glenn Mullan

    Second Vice President, Golden Valley Mines

  • Dean Braunsteiner

    Treasurer, PwC

Board of Directors

  • Alex Christopher

    Teck Resources

  • Annita McPhee

    Tahltan Central Council

  • Augusto Baertl

    Gestora de Negocios e Inversiones S.A.

  • Barbara Hendrickson

    BAX Securities Law

  • Bob Valliant

    Tri Origin Exploration Ltd.

  • Bruce Sprague

    Ernst & Young LLP

  • Catharine Farrow

    TMAC Resources Ltd.

  • Charles Beaudry

    Xmet Inc.

  • Dave Thomas

    RCF Management (Toronto) Inc.

  • Debbie Hendsbee

    Tetra Tech

  • Dennis Jones

    GeoQuest International Inc.

  • Felix Lee

    A.C.A. Howe International Limited

  • Glenn Mullan

    Golden Valley Mines

  • Guy Gosselin

    Agnico Eagle Mines Limited

  • Ian Thomson

    On Common Ground Consultants Inc.

  • James Siddorn

    SRK Consulting Canada Inc.

  • Jim Glover


  • Joe Hinzer

    Watts, Griffis and McOuat Limited

  • John Steele

    Panasia Mining

  • Keith Spence

    Global Mining Capital Corp.

  • Marian Moroney

    Barrick Gold

  • Mary Louise Hill

    Lakehead University

  • Matthew Pickard

    Sabina Gold & Silver Corp.

  • Michael Bourassa

    Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

  • Michael Fox

    Fox High Impact Consulting

  • Michael Marchand


  • Mike Taylor

    Slam Exploration

  • Nick Kohlmann

    Monument Mining Ltd.

  • Normand Champigny

    Donner Metals Ltd.

  • Patrick Donovan

    Detour Gold

  • Patrick Reid

  • Peter Legein

    Legein Consulting Inc.

  • Ray Goldie

    Salman Partners

  • Raziel Zisman

    Alicanto Mining Corp.

  • Richard Moore

  • Robert Boyd

    Endurance Gold Corporation

  • Robert Schafer

    Hunter Dickinson Inc.

  • Rodney Thomas

    Votorantim Metals Canada Inc.

  • Ron Gagel

    TMAC Resources Inc.

  • Sherri Hodder

    Independent Geological Consultant

  • Stephen Masson

    Manitoba-Saskatchewan Prospectors and Developers Association

  • Stephen Morison

    SLR Consulting (Canada) Ltd.

  • Steve Vaughan

    Dorsey & Whitney LLP

  • Steven Deck

    Rare Earth Salts

  • Tara Christie

    Victoria Gold Corp

  • Tim Bremner

    Foraco Canada Ltd.

  • Tim Dohey

    Newmont Mining Corporation