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Directors, Officers and Advisors

Craig Gibson

Director, President and CEO

Craig has experience in the minerals industry. He received his B.S. (1984) in Earth Sciences from the University of Arizona and M.S. (1987) and Ph.D. (1992) in Economic Geology and Geochemistry from the Mackay School of Mines, University of Nevada, Reno. He co-founded Prospeccion y Desarrollo Minero del Norte, S.A. de C.V. (ProDeMin) based in Guadalajara, Mexico, in 2009, a consulting firm providing a broad spectrum of exploration related services to the mining industry. Dr. Gibson is also a Director of Garibaldi Resources Inc., a Vancouver-based junior exploration company, is a Certified Professional Geologist of the American Association of Professional Geologists and is a Qualified Person under NI 43-101. His responsibilities with the Company in his capacity as Chief Executive Officer and President include managing day-to-day operations of the Company, executing policies implemented by the Board of Directors and reporting back to the latter.


Carmelo Marrelli

CFO and Secretary

Mr. Marrelli is the principal of the Marrelli Group, comprising of Marrelli Support Services Inc., DSA Corporate Services Inc., DSA Filing Services Limited, Marrelli Press Release Services Limited, Marrelli Escrow Services Inc. and Marrelli Trust Company Limited. The Marrelli Group has delivered accounting, corporate secretarial and regulatory compliance services to listed companies on various exchanges for over twenty years. Mr. Marrelli is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA, CGA), and a member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, a professional body that certifies corporate secretaries. He received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto. Mr. Marrelli acts as the chief financial officer to several issuers on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange and CSE, as well as non-listed companies, and as a director of select issuers.


Jorge Rafael Gallardo-Romero


Mr. Gallardo-Romero has been a consultant geologist of Cascabel since March 1992. He also acts as Mexico Exploration Manager of Gainey Capital Inc. (since January 2015) and of Minera Goldzone S.A. de C.V. (since March 2011). Mr. Gallardo-Romero graduated from the University of Sonora with a degree in Geology in 1984. He will devote approximately 10% of his time to the affairs of the Company. As a director, he is responsible for directing and overseeing management of the Company.


Jean-François Meilleur


Mr. Meilleur has been active in the capital market since 2006 as a Managing Partner of Paradox Public Relations and P.E. Partners providing strategic advisory, investor relations services and being a supportive shareholder providing development capital to different ventures. In May 2017, Mr. Meilleur was appointed President & CEO of Canada Strategic Metals. From 2012 to 2018, Mr. Meilleur was VP at Critical Elements Corp. Mr. Meilleur holds a bachelor’s degree from the HEC business school (Hautes Études Commerciales) in Montreal, with a specialization in marketing and finance. He is also a Managing Partner and co-owner of Paradox Public Relations. He will devote approximately 10% of his time to the affairs of the Company. As a director, he is responsible for directing and overseeing management of the Company.


Maria Guadalupe Yeomans Otero


Ms. Yeomans is a geologist graduated from Universidad de Sonora, Mexico, in 1986, with master studies in Business Administration at the same university. She has been a part of the team at Cascabel since 1992 and is now Office Manager. She speaks English fluently and has extensive experience in the administration, legal and commercial relations related to the mining activity. She will devote approximately 10% of her time to the affairs of the Company. As a director, she is responsible for directing and overseeing management of the Company.


Mr. Louis Doyle


Mr. Doyle has over 30 years of experience focused primarily on capital markets and public companies. Since 2016, he has also provided consulting services to private companies seeking listing on Canadian exchanges. Since January 2016, Mr. Doyle is the Executive Director of Québec Bourse. Between October 1999 and December 2015, he was the Vice-President, Montréal of the TSX Venture Exchange. As such, he was responsible for business development and listing activities in the Province of Québec and Atlantic Canada. During his tenure, he acted as chairman of TSX Venture Listing Committee and was a member of the Policy committee. Mr. Doyle also led the nationwide TSX Venture Mentorship program and further acted regularly as a speaker and advisor at conferences and workshops. He also holds directorship roles with two other publicly traded companies.


Allan Frame

Director of Business Development

Mr. Frame recently retired from the investment business. During his successful forty-seven-year career, Mr. Frame focused primarily on working with mining companies, helping them raise over $100 million and having had the benefit of being associated with multiple major discoveries, including the Snip Deposit now owned by Skeena Resources Ltd.


Dr. Peter Megaw, Ph. D. and C.P.G.


Dr. Megaw is best known as co-founder of MAG Silver Corp. (TSX: MAG) and Minaurum Gold Inc. (TSXV: MGG) and he and his team are credited with MAG Silver’s Juanicipio discovery in the famous Fresnillo District and Excellon Resources Inc’s (TSX: EXN) Platosa Mine. He received his doctorate from the University of Arizona and more than 35 years of experience exploring for silver and gold in Mexico. He is a Certified Professional Geologist by the American Institute of Professional Geologists and an Arizona Registered Professional Geologist. Dr. Megaw is the author of numerous scientific publications on ore deposits and is a frequent speaker at academic and international exploration conferences. He was awarded the 2017 Thayer Lindsley Award for the 2003 discovery of the Juanicipio silver deposit in the Fresnillo District, ultimately leading to a further 600 million ounces being identified in the immediate area. Dr. Megaw also received the Society of Mining Engineers 2012 Robert M. Dreyer Award for excellence in Applied Economic Geology.