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March 23, 2022: PDAC Board Elects Eight Directors

Toronto, March 23, 2022 – The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) approved the election of eight members to its Board of Directors during its Annual General Meeting.

Industry professionals who make up the Board bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to support and guide the work of the Association on behalf of its members and Canada’s mineral exploration and development industry.

“By welcoming these individuals to the PDAC Board of Directors, we are ensuring our ability to continue to influence the direction of Canada’s mineral exploration and development industry and to influence the changes needed for our members to continue to deliver successful outcomes,” says PDAC President Alex Christopher.

“Based on their extensive experience, this diverse group of industry leaders will help PDAC deliver success for the industry, which is always at the heart of what we do.”

The following individuals were elected or re-elected to PDAC’s Board of Directors:

  1. Alex Christopher
  2. Doris Hiam-Galvez
  3. Ellie Owens
  4. Scott R. G. Parsons
  5. Valerie Pascale
  6. Jeff Swinoga
  7. Ciara Talbot
  8. Mary-Carmen Vera

The following individuals were re-appointed as officers:

  • Alex Christopher, President
  • Ray Goldie, First Vice President
  • Karen Rees, Second Vice President
  • James Lusby, Treasurer
  • Maria Avramova Milanova, Secretary