|Mr. Todd Hilditch|
Position: Director, President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Hilditch has over 15 years experience in the natural resource sector and has held the position of President, CEO and Director of numerous TSX Venture listed companies including Salares Lithium Inc. (TSX.V: LIT) which merged with Talison Lithium Inc (TSX: TLH) to become the world's largest producing lithium company in a $340 million merger. Mr. Hilditch has been President and CEO of Terraco since inception in 1995 and manages all aspects of the day to day business of Terraco. Mr. Hilditch graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management, majoring in Finance.
|Mr. Charlie Sulfrian|
Position: Vice President, Exploration
Mr. Sulfrian, P.Geo, has more than 25 years of national and international exploration experience; the majority of his tenure with Barrick Gold Corporation. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Geology from Colorado College, Colorado, majoring in structural and economic geology. Mr. Sulfrian has participated in and helped lead successful exploration programs and project evaluations in the Southwestern United States and China. He has extensive experience at Barrick's Goldstrike Mine. In 1982, his work lead to the discovery of the Post Oxide Deposit and in 1984 co-discovered (with Keith Bettles) the Deep Post Deposit.
|Dr. Ken Snyder|
Position: Consulting Geologist
Dr. Snyder, PhD, P.Geo, has over 28 years of national and international exploration experience directed toward the discovery and mining of precious, base metal and mineral deposits. Highlights of his career include the discovery of the Templemore Lead-Zinc Deposit in the Republic of Ireland and the discovery of the Rex Grande gold vein in Nevada, which became known as the Ken Snyder Mine and is currently in production with Newmont Mining. As a mineral exploration geologist, Dr. Snyder specializes in the planning, design coordination and implementation of mineral exploration programs.
|Mr. Richard F. DeLong|
Mr. DeLong, P.Geo, has worked in the minerals industry for over 25 years with experience as a geologist and environmental manager in all aspects of exploration and development in North America and overseas. Mr. DeLong is President and the Principal Scientist of Enviroscientists, Inc., a property development and environmental consulting firm. He is an expert in mine and mineral exploration permit acquisition and environmental review. Mr. DeLong's expertise includes environmental site assessment services, the National Environmental Protection Agency, United States mineral access permits and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Toxic Release Inventory. He is an appointed Commissioner of Mineral Resources for the State of Nevada, is the current President of the Northwest Mining Association, a member of the Nevada Mining Association, the Geological Society of Nevada, and the Society of Mining Engineers.
Mr. DeLong holds two Master of Science Degrees from the University of Idaho, one in Geology in 1986 and the other in Resource Management in 1984, which he obtained while a Fellow at the Institute for Resource Management. He also received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Geology from California State University at Chico in 1980. Mr. DeLong is a Professional Geologist in California and Idaho, and a Certified Environmental Manager in Nevada.
|Mr. William Lamb|
Mr. Lamb has over two decades of experience in the mining operations and project development industry. Having obtained a NHD in Extraction Metallurgy for the Technicon of the Witwatersrand, he worked for Rand Mines, gaining production experience in the gold, platinum, chrome and coal sectors. In 1994, Mr. Lamb joined De Beers working as a research officer in the Johannesburg based research laboratories. Three years llater he joined Kvaerner Metals as their lead process design engineer, responsible for all metallurgical design aspects of the non-ferrous division. After focusing on heavy mineral concentration design, Mr. Lamb returned to De Beers as their Dense Medium Service Specialist. Mr. Lamb transferred to De Beers Canada Inc in 2002 as their Metallurgical Superintendent, responsible for process design and certain project management aspects of the Canadian projects. In 2005 Mr. Lamb took up the role of Process Manager for the Victor mines in Northern Ontario. After completing an MBA through the Edinburgh Business School, Mr. Lamb joined the Lundin Group (May 2008) and is now Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Lucara Diamond Corp.
|Mr. Alfred F. Fischer|
Mr. Fischer, P.Geol, has been an independent geological consultant since 1996. Prior to that period, Mr. Fischer was employed for over 20 years by Gulf Canada Resources Limited in a management capacity relating to exploration, development, acquisition and divestment activities. He is currently CEO of Optimal Resources Inc., an oil and gas company, and CEO of Quadrise Canada Corporation, an oilfield services company. During the last 20 years, Mr. Fischer has been a director and audit committee member of various public oil and gas companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. He is Treasurer and CFO of the Calgary Saddledome Foundation, a large municipal society. He has a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree from the University of British Columbia and is a Professional Geologist..
|Mr. Zahir Dhanani|
Mr. Zahir Dhanani has been a director of Terraco Gold Corp. since January 25, 2011. He was a director, Chairman of the Board and Secretary of Western Standard Metals Ltd. ("WSM"), a previous TSX Venture Exchange listed company, prior to the completion of the Plan of Arrangement between WSM and Terraco Gold Corp. WSM is now a wholly owned private subsidiary of Terraco. Mr. Dhanani is President and CEO of Bread Garden Franchising, Inc., a coffee house and café franchising company; and CEO and a director of Arvana Inc., a business development company.
|Bryan McKenzie, CPA, CA|
Position: Chief Financial Officer
Mr. McKenzie joined Sama Resources Inc. in March 2010 as Chief Financial Officer. He brings a varied knowledge of finance, accounting, auditing, tax and public markets. Mr. McKenzie has held the position of Chief Financial Officer for numerous publicly listed companies including Salares Lithium Inc. (TSX.V: LIT) which merged with Talison Lithium Inc. (TSX: TLH) to become one of the world's largest lithium production companies. Mr. McKenzie has been directly involved in corporate transactions (which include mergers, acquisitions and financings) in excess of $0.5B. Prior to that he worked at a leading mid-size accounting firm where he specialized in the mining and technology sectors. Mr. McKenzie holds a Bachelor of Technology in Accounting from the British Columbia Institute of Technology and is a Chartered Accountant.'
|Ms. Kathleen Jones-Bartels|
Position: Corporate Secretary
Ms. Jones-Bartels has over 25 years' experience in the TSX Venture Exchange industry working as a senior securities paralegal, as well as providing regulatory and corporate services to both public and private companies. Ms. Jones-Bartels has also served in the capacity of Corporate Secretary for companies listed on both the TSX Venture Exchange and NYSE MKT.