Graphite One Resources Inc.
Graphite One Resources is exploring with the intent to develop the Graphite Creek Deposit, USA’s only advanced stage large-scale, large flake graphite deposit.
Charles Chebry, Chairman, President, and CEO
Sean Mager, CFO and Director
Dr. Adrienne Ross, VP Exploration,
John Robins, P.Geo., Director
John Williamson, P.Geol., Director
Peter Kleespies, P.Geo., Director
Charles Chebry, Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mr. Chebry, age 47, is an independent business consultant. He has been the Chief Financial Officer and a Director of Kaminak Gold Corporation since April 2007, a mineral exploration company listed on the TSXV. Mr. Chebry was Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Finance and a Director of Olympia Financial Group Inc. (TSXV:OLY), from March 1997 to December 2006 and remains a Director. He served as the Vice President-Finance, Chief Financial Officer and a Director of Olympia Trust Company from April 1999 to December 2006 and remains a Director. Mr. Chebry also served as the Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer and a Director of Eyelogic Systems Inc. (TSXV:EYE.A), an automated eyesight testing company, from April 1998 to December 2006 and remains a Director. Mr. Chebry has been a Director of Committee Bay Resources Inc., (TSXV:CBR), since July 2002 and served as President and founder of its predecessor company Arta Enterprises Inc. from December 2000 to July 2002. Mr. Chebry has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Alberta and is a Certified Management Accountant.
Sean Mager, Chief Financial Officer and Director
Mr. Mager, age 40, has spent more than fifteen years in private and public management and consulting. From 1998 to 2000, Mr. Mager was the VP Corporate Development for a TSXV listed logistics firm serving northern mining clients such as Billiton Limited's Ekati diamond mine and Cumberland Resources' Meadowbank gold project in northern Canada. Since 2000, he has applied his expertise in corporate affairs to the development and governance of a number of public junior mining and mineral exploration companies. Mr. Mager is a founder of the Discovery Group of Companies and he currently serves as Director and/or Chief Financial Officer for Committee Bay Resources Ltd. Brilliant Mining Corp., Indicator Minerals Inc., Grizzly Diamonds Inc. and Kaminak Gold Corporation, all of which are listed on the TSXV. Mr. Mager has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta.
Dr. Adrienne Ross, Vice-President, Exploration,
Dr. Ross has over 15 years of experience in the mineral industry, and brings to this position a combined exploration, mining and research perspective.
Dr. Ross has worked for both junior and major exploration companies in both Canada and Australia. Dr. Ross has also worked with the Geological Survey of Western Australia as a regional geoscientist.
Dr. Ross obtained her doctorate at the University of Western Australia for her thesis on the four-million-ounce Kanowna Belle gold deposit.
She was commended for ending a 10-year controversy on the origin of the deposit. Dr. Ross's personal interest is in the integration of business, geology and science to grassroots exploration and subsequent discovery.
John Robins, Director
Mr. Robins, age 47, is a registered professional geologist based in Vancouver, BC, and has over 25 years of experience as an independent exploration geologist and entrepreneur. He is a principal in Hunter Exploration Group, a private exploration and venture capital group, and is one of the founders of the Discovery Group of Companies. Mr. Robins has been involved as an officer, director and founder of numerous public junior exploration companies in Canada.
Mr. Robins has a Bachelor of Science (Geological Sciences) from the University of British Columbia.
John Williamson, Director
Mr. Williamson, age 46, is a professional geologist registered with the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA) and he is also a Fellow of the Geological Association of Canada. Mr. Williamson has 20 years of experience in conducting mineral exploration and development, mining, project management, property evaluations, geoscientific and environmental studies throughout Canada, South America, Russia and Western Australia. His exploration and production experience includes precious metals, base metals, diamonds and aggregate deposits.
Mr. Williamson has applied technical methodologies to conceptualize and advance many grass roots projects as well as develop a number of significant advanced exploration projects, including production phases.
Mr. Williamson has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Committee Bay Resources Ltd. since August 1998 and Chief Executive Officer of Brilliant Mining Corporation since January 2006, both mineral exploration companies listed on the TSXV. Mr. Williamson is also a director of several other publicly listed companies.
Mr. Williamson has a Bachelor of Science (Geology) from the University of Alberta.
Peter Kleespies, Director
Mr. Kleespies, age 44, is a professional geologist registered with the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA) and has 19 years experience in exploration geology for both precious and base metals in North and South America. He worked for both junior and senior companies, including BHP Minerals Canada Limited, Metallic Resources and Miramar Mining Corporation on a broad range of exploration projects including the High Lake and Hope Bay Greenstone Belts in the Slave Province, Proterozoic aged greenstones both in Canada and Venezuela, and younger intrusion related deposits within poly-deformed carbonate terrains in Mexico and Canada. His expertise ranges from conceptual project generation, grassroots exploration, large-scale surface and underground drill programs, deposit modeling and resource estimation. Mr. Kleespies has demonstrated the application of sound technical principles and ability to integrate complex geological, geochemical and geophysical datasets in the search for, and delineation of economically viable mineral deposits. Most recently he was a Senior Exploration Geologist with Committee Bay Resources Ltd. and formerly managed exploration projects at Hope Bay for Miramar Mining Corporation.
Mr. Kleespies has a Bachelor of Science (Hon. Geology) and Master of Science (Geology) from the University of Alberta.