|Richard Clement JR, P.G., MSc.|
President, CEO & Director
Mr. Clement is a professional geologist with 30 years' experience in uranium corporate management. He spent the early part of his career with Mobil Oil Corp., where he was responsible for operations management of uranium exploration in the United States. He also developed a worldwide mineral exploration strategy for Mobil Energy Minerals Australia Inc. In 1983, he joined Uranium Resources Inc., a Canadian company specializing in ISR development. He later became President of Uranium Resources' New Mexico Subsidiary, Hydro Resources. Mr. Clement stayed with Hydro Resources until 1999, where he was responsible for securing the company's mining permits for ISR development.
|Douglas Eacrett, C.A.,LL.B.|
Mr. Eacrett is a practicing corporate finance and securities lawyer and a chartered accountant registered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in British Columbia. He obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia in 1972, and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of British Columbia in 1974. Mr. Eacrett has worked at the executive level for a number of public companies.
|Malcolm F. Clay, B.A., FCA.|
Mr. Clay was a partner of KPMG Chartered Accountants for 27 years. As a public accountant, he served as lead audit or concurring partner for public companies listed on AMEX, NYSE, and the Canadian Stock Exchanges. Mr. Clay was Partner in Charge of the Vancouver Audit Practice of KPMG for ten years. In 1997, he was elected non-executive Chairman of KPMG Canada. Mr. Clay retired from his career at KPMG in 2002 and since this time he has served as a consultant and advisor to numerous private and public companies. Mr. Clay currently serves on the board of directors and as Chairman of the Audit Committee of three Canadian public companies.
|Jim Bonner, P.G., BSc.|
Vice President Exploration
Mr. Bonner has an extensive background in the uranium industry. He was most recently the Exploration Manager for Union Pacific Railroad (UP) during the height of uranium exploration and development. In the 1970's and 1980's, he made a number of highly profitable uranium discoveries. Mr. Bonner brings to Powertech his extensive knowledge of uranium deposits and will lead the company's exploration program to develop ISR deposits in the U.S. Mr. Bonner is a Professional Geologist in Wyoming. He received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Wyoming.
Vice President of Health, Safety and Environmental Resources
Mr. Blubaugh brings to Powertech more than 20 years of experience in project and program management, primarily in the environmental, health and safety sectors. He has in-depth experience in permitting and environmental management, and he has worked in cooperation with state and federal agencies. Prior to joining Powertech, Mr. Blubaugh led a consulting company geared to helping industry participants navigate the permitting process with government agencies. Mr. Blubaugh was Director of Business Development and Government affairs for Atlas Minerals, Inc. (formerly Atlas Corporation) where he oversaw all of the permitting and management activities in the environmental arena. As Powertech's Vice President of Health, Safety and Environmental Resources, Mr. Blubaugh is responsible for all permitting activities for the Company's Dewey-Burdock uranium properties and also for obtaining the permits for all aspects of the Company's operations. Mr. Blubaugh holds a Masters of Arts in Public Administration, and a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from the University of New Mexico.
|Frank Lichnovsky, P.G.|
Mr. Lichnovsky has been involved in uranium exploration and development activities for more than 40 years in both the United States and Australia. During the course of his career, he has been responsible for the design and operation of numerous uranium in situ well fields. He has also supervised all phases of field activities, including drilling programs, design and installation of groundwater monitoring systems, and assessment of geologic parameters. Mr. Lichnovsky is a Registered Professional Geologist, Wyoming, 2002, and a Registered Professional Geoscientist, Texas, 2003. He received his BSc. in Geology in 1967 from Sul Ross State University, Alpine, Texas.
|John M. Mays, P.E., BSc.|
Vice President Engineering
Mr. Mays brings more than 20 years of engineering experience to Powertech in the uranium industry, focusing on in-situ mining in both the United States and internationally. He has experience in all facets of in-situ mining spanning the design, construction, and operation of in-situ recovery ("ISR") uranium mines. Most recently, from 2006 until joining Powertech, Mr. Mays served as the Chief In-situ Mining Engineer for UrAsia Energy Ltd. ("UrAsia") (a wholly owned subsidiary of Uranium One Inc.) at UrAsia's three ISR projects in Kazakhstan. Prior to joining UrAsia in Kazakhstan, from 2003 to 2006, he held the position of Senior Mining Engineer with Searles Valley Minerals of Trona, California. Mr. Mays also held the position of Superintendent of Well Field Construction for Power Resources Inc. on both their Smith Ranch and Highland Uranium Project in Douglas, Wyoming. Mr. Mays worked for Rio Algom Mining Corp. from 1996 through 2002 starting off as Production Engineer, (Quivira Mining Co.) Grants, New Mexico, then as Restoration Engineer and Well Field Engineer at their Smith Ranch Facility, prior to the sale to Power Resources where he continued on with the project. Mr. Mays holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering and Petroleum Refinement from the Colorado School of Mines.
|Mark Hollenbeck, P.E. |
Project Manager - Dewey-Burdock Project
Mr. Hollenbeck holds a BSc. in Chemical Engineering from the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, and he is also a Professional Engineer. He has been involved in energy-producing industries for much of his career, designing and managing natural gas systems for the Black Hills Division of Montana Dakota Utilities and, then as the Executive Director of the South Dakota Office of the American Petroleum Institute. Mr. Hollenbeck was elected to the South Dakota House of Representatives where he served from 1989 through 1994. He was also Mayor of Edgemont, South Dakota from 2001 - 2006.
|Dr. James Munro, Ph.D.|
Senior Process Design Engineer - Dewey-Burdock Project
Dr. Munro is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of South Dakota. Dr. Munro was a Professor of Chemical Engineering for 28 years and was the Department Chairman of Chemical Engineering for 10 years at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, ("SDSM&T") before retiring in 2005. Dr. Munro holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Utah and has B.S. and M.S. degrees from SDSM&T.