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 15th, 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