Uranium exploration in twenty-one uranium projects in Canada's Athabasca Basin

CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. Management


& Directors

Peter Dasler
President and CEO, Director

Mr. Dasler has over 30 years of experience in exploration geology including twenty years of geological consulting and contracting for junior and senior companies based out of Vancouver, BC. Mr. Dasler has a Masters degree in exploration and mining geology and is a member of the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists Association of BC. His background includes senior geological positions in New Zealand, and Mine Manager of the 10 million ton per annum Taharoa Ironsand Mine, as well as management of junior exploration companies in Canada.

Emil Fung
Vice President, Corporate Development, Director
Mr. Fung initially began his career as a design engineer of Canadian nuclear reactors, but moved on to New York in the mid 80's, where he headed mergers and acquisitions for Toronto Dominion Securities. During the 90's, Mr. Fung pursued his entrepreneurial interests in Asia where he founded several media, telecoms and entertainment companies. He later formed a venture capital fund to invest exclusively in entrepreneurial start-ups in mainland China. Mr. Fung returned to Canada in 2003 with a view to bridge the growing gap between resource-hungry Asian economies and the commodity riches of Canada. He teamed with CanAlaska Uranium early in 2005 to advance the company's corporate development efforts, completing a circle which originated in his scholastic fascination with all things uranium.

Dr. Karl Schimann
Vice President, Exploration
Dr. Schimann's experience includes 20 years in exploration with Cogema/Areva, and specifically in the Athabasca Project Manager for the Cigar lake discovery team in the early 1980's, as well as Manager of the McClean Lake Mine Geology Department for Cogema/Areva.

Dr. Schimann holds a PhD from the University of Alberta and has worked extensively in the Uranium industry. Dr. Schimann is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia, the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum, the Geological Association of Canada, and the Association of Exploration Geochemists.

Jean Luc Roy
Mr. Jean Luc Roy has over 20 years experience in the Mining Industry. The majority of Mr. Roy's experience has been in Africa for companies such as International Gold Resources, Ashanti Goldfields Inc., Semafo, and First Quantum Minerals. Mr. Roy has managed projects from exploration through to production in three different countries, and has extensive experience in negotiations at all levels. Mr. Roy, as Managing Director, played a crucial role in First Quantum Minerals' success in the Democratic Republic of Congo ("DRC") by successfully placing a mining operation into production during a period of major unrest in the country. During Mr. Roy's tenure with First Quantum Minerals, the company went from a being a $250 million dollar market cap. company to a multi-billion dollar enterprise. Mr. Roy was also instrumental in securing First Quantum Mineral's extensive land positions in the DRC. Mr. Roy is currently President and CEO of El Nino Ventures Inc., which is working on base metal exploration in New Brunswick, Ireland and the Congo.

Victor Fern
Mr. Victor Fern is the immediate past Chief of the Fond Du Lac Denesuline First Nation and lives in Fond Du Lac, Saskatchewan. Mr. Fern has lived in Fond Du Lac, Saskatchewan all his life, he is a traditional land user and still hunts and fish for food in the area. He is active in community development, and works on local committees. Mr. Fern, since 1984, has gained extensive experience at Uranium mining operations in Northern Saskatchewan. He is currently involved at the mill operations at a nearby mine. He has also been involved in numerous boards and committees related to mining at the mine site. Mr. Fern has been involved in environmental monitoring in the Northern Athabasca area, and is involved with various private business interests in the Fond Du Lac-Black Lake area.

Ambassador Thomas Graham, Jr.

Ambassador Thomas Graham, Jr. is one of the world's leading experts in nuclear non-proliferation. Amb. Graham has served under four successive U.S. Presidents as a senior U.S. diplomat involved in the negotiation of every major international arms control and non-proliferation agreement for the past 35 years. This includes the SALT, START, ABM, INF, NPT, CFE and CTBT Treaties. Amb. Graham has served with the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency and as the Special Representative of the President of the United States for Arms Control, Non-Proliferation, and Disarmament, in which role he successfully led U.S. government efforts to achieve the permanent extension of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.

Amb. Graham is Chairman of the Board of the Cypress Fund for Peace and Security. He is also Chairman of the Board of Mexco Energy Corporation (MXC) and Executive Chairman of Thorium Power, Ltd. (THPW.OB). Amb. Graham received an A.B. in 1955 from Princeton and a J.D. in 1961 from Harvard University. He is a member of the Kentucky, District of Columbia and New York Bars and is a member of the U.S. Council on Foreign Relations. He has taught at the University of Virginia Law School, Georgetown School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University Law Center, Stanford University, University of California at Berkeley and the University of Washington.

Hubert Marleau
Mr. Marleau has been the President & CEO of Palos Capital Corp. from 1998-present; Chairman of Marleau, Lemire Inc. from 1989-1998; Director of CanAlaska Ventures Ltd. and International Freegold Mineral Development Inc. from 1996-Present.

Frances Petryshen
Corporate Secretary

Ms. Petryshen brings a strong background of management and administration for junior resource companies. In the past, Ms. Petryshen had been a Director and Officer of several junior exploration companies located in Vancouver, B.C. More recently, she has been involved with commercial real estate ownership and management in the United States and agricultural projects in Hawaii and Canada.

Damian Towns
Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Towns is a qualified Chartered Accountant with a strong audit background, stemming from his prior engagement as Audit Manager for PricewaterhouseCoopers. He also brings to CanAlaska considerable corporate mining experience from First Quantum Minerals Ltd., where Mr. Towns held the title of Controller between 2002 to 2006. Mr. Towns has also been the CFO of Coro Mining Corporation since 2006, where he will continue his duties in a part-time capacity going forward.

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