Board of Directors

» Peter Gommerud | President & CEO, Director

  • President & CEO, Director
  • Board member since 2003.
  • President of Tsuga Forestry Services, a silviculture, site prep and surveying firm.

» Robert (Bob) Morrison | P.Eng., Director

  • Board member since 2006.
  • Robert (Bob) Morrison graduated from the University of Alberta in 1970 with a B. Sc. in Civil Engineering. Prior to his retirement in May, 2009 he had been involved in the Construction Industry in Alberta for 37 years. He worked for a Specialty Trade Contractor and was President of the Company responsible for its Canadian operations for 14 years prior to his retirement. He is Past President of the Edmonton Construction Association.

» Russel J. Renneberg | P.Eng., FCSCE, Director

  • Board member since 1993.
  • President of W&R Foundation Specialists Ltd., specializing in design-build foundation restoration.
  • President of Renneberg & Walker Engineering Associates Ltd., a forensic engineering firm specializing in motor vehicle accident reconstruction and failure analysis.

» Don Bossert | CMA, CFO and Director

  • Director since February 2006 and CFO since September 2009.
  • Don Bossert achieved his Certified Management Accountant designation from the Society of Management Accountants of Alberta in 1992. From 1990 to January 2008 he was Director of Finance of a national distributor of stainless steel and special alloy pipe, fittings and flanges. Since 2008 he has been the President of Bossert Consulting Ltd., a company providing Management and Accounting services. He is also the CFO of Rio Plata Exploration Corp., a junior resource company exploring a silver property in Mexico, and the Controller for Pro-Tech Valve Sales Inc. and Armor Alloys Ltd.

» Terrence H. Byberg | Director

  • Mr. Byberg has 42 years of international mining experience in Canada, USA, Mexico, Greece, Australia and the Philippines, with extensive public company experience in the areas of management, production and operations. Since January 2014 he has been the President and CEO of Silver Stream Mining Corp.  He was a Founder and Vice President of Mining for Chieftain Metals, Inc. from 2009 to 2012 where he helped facilitate the negotiation and acquisition of the Tulsequa Chief Mine. He was a Founder, President and CEO of Silver Eagle Mines, Inc. from 2003 to 2009 where he optioned a past-producing mine property in Mexico and raised in excess of $50M. Mr. Byberg served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Philippine Gold from 1997 to 1999 where he controlled the various stages of exploration, feasibility and permitting for eight separate properties throughout the Philippines. He was General Manager for Exall Resources from 1996 to 1997 where he commenced operations from ground zero and achieved a production rate of 600 tonnes per day of gold ore. Since 2012, and at various points in his career, Mr. Byberg has served as an Independent Mining Consultant providing management and mining services to firms worldwide. Mr. Byberg began his career, in 1972, with the Dome Group in Red Lake working as a Surveyor and Ventilation Engineer, Miner, Shift Boss, Training and Safety Superintendent and Production Superintendent. Mr Byberg is a Graduate of Halleybury School of Mines.