Liberty Star Uranium & Metals Corp.
Combining Classic Mineral Exploration with State of the Art Technology
James A. Briscoe
Chief Geologist and Scientific Advisor / Director
P. Geo., BS/MS Geology University of Arizona, Mr. Briscoe is one of the chief founders of Liberty Star Uranium & Metals Corp. Mr. Briscoe’s involvement in mineral exploration and discoveries spans over 40 years. He is a Registered Professional Geologist in the States of California and Arizona since 1969 and 1972 respectively. Credited with expanding porphyry copper ore reserves at Silver Bell, Arizona and identifying major gold deposits in the Randsburg District in California, he was also instrumental in the discovery of the large disseminated McDermitt open-pit mercury mine in Nevada. Mr. Briscoe co-discovered and co-owned the Wind Mountain gold-silver mine in Nevada. In Alaska, he identified the Big Chunk caldera and the copper-gold-moly potential continuation from the Pebble mine and alteration zone which is a twin of the Silver Bell zone in the Silver Bell caldera, Arizona. Mr. Briscoe was the first geologist to identify the Tombstone Caldera in 1988. Recently, he discovered a significant intrusion indicating multiple mineral occurrences under the Tombstone Arizona caldera. He has served as either an officer and or director of three other publicly trading exploration and development companies.
President / CEO, Director
Mr. Gross is a mining engineer (BS, Ohio State University, 1982; MS Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1988; P.E., Colorado and Alabama) and attorney (JD, University of Denver, 2001) with over 30 years of experience, both domestic and international. His work experience includes surface and underground mining operations, engineering, and delivery of construction mega-projects across multiple industrial and commercial markets and the practice of law related to each of these sectors. Brett brings a combination of professional skills that benefits every aspect of Liberty Star’s business. Brett’s engineering career began at Virginia Tech with research focused on rock mechanics and the stability of underground openings, particularly the phenomenon of “coal bumps” and “rock bursts” and studying methods to monitor stress changes in the longwall barrier pillar during the onset of the active longwall face. The ensuing years of his career have been intimately involved with a broad spectrum of engineering, operations, management and project delivery. Since 2002, Brett has practiced law both in private practice and as in-house counsel negotiating and closing complex deals with what today is among the largest and most successful engineering and construction firms in the United States.
Ms. Patricia Madaris
Position: Vice President, Finance
Ms. Madaris joined Liberty Star in 2011 serving as the Executive Assistant to the CEO and Board of Directors. In May 2015 she was appointed to the position of Vice President, Finance upon the recommendation of Liberty Star’s CEO, James A. Briscoe, and unanimously elected by the Board of Directors. Since the beginning of her tenure with Liberty Star, Patricia has worked to engage, negotiate, and close financings, and has overseen the Company’s financial reporting and projected budgeting for ongoing operations. She has also worked as an accountant/manager for corporations in Arizona, Florida, and California since 2005. Ms. Madaris received a BS, summa cum laude, in Accounting with Indiana Wesleyan University. Ms. Madaris is currently pursuing a MBA with an expected graduation date in 2016.
Chairman of the Board
Mr. O’Heeron joined the board in September, 2012. Mr. O’Heeron leads an operational investment group which identifies early stage opportunities in the medical field with strong intellectual property positions. Through his 20+ years of medical product development experience, Mr. O’Heeron brings together the resources from strategic disciplines necessary to commercialize unique technologies. Prior to founding Advanced Medical Technologies LLC, Mr. O’Heeron founded NeoSurg Technologies, Inc. to develop a minimally invasive access system. As a result of his efforts, NeoSurg Technologies was successful in developing the T2000 Minimally Invasive Access System, the world leader in reposable surgical instrumentation. Mr. O’Heeron completed the sale of NeoSurg Technologies to CooperSurgical in 2005. Mr. O’Heeron graduated from Texas State University with a BS in Healthcare Administration and a minor in Business Administration. He received his Masters in Healthcare Administration from the University of Houston. Mr. O’Heeron currently holds 5 patents and has 4 patents pending.
W. Bradley Munroe
Mr. Munroe holds a B.S., Economics and Political Science from Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida (1964), and is an attorney, (J.D., 1967, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida) and AV Rated Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell. Mr. Munroe is a licensed Florida attorney admitted to practice before state and federal courts. Mr. Munroe’s experience as an attorney is extensive with a private law practice from 1970 to present. Emphasis on trial practice related to personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, workers’ compensation, commercial and construction law; and representation of building trades industries, and commercial real estate transactions and community bank. He has served as a Municipal Judge, a Staff Attorney for Florida Department of Commerce, a Staff Attorney, Governor Claude Kirk, an Assistant City Attorney, Tallahassee, Florida, Certified Civil and Family Law Mediator, and miscellaneous former lobbyist for numerous state associations. Mr. Munroe also is a Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker. Other Professional Experience includes Owner and operator of various business operations, including: Banking, Construction Company, Real Property Title Abstract Company – RV Park, and Marina. Mr. Munroe has also worked as a real estate investor. He has also served as receiver and trustee in bankruptcy in federal court. Mr. Munroe holds Memberships in all state and (Legal) local bar associations, the Florida Justice Association (Trial Lawyers), and is a member of the Episcopal Church, Exchange Club, Tallahassee Builders Association, Cotillion Club, and Colonels Club in Florida.
V.E. (Gene) Streety
Mr. Streety graduated in January 1954 from Florida State University with a BS in political science, and immediately started work as an assistant to the campaign manager in a successful governor’s campaign in the State of Florida. Later, he received an appointment on the staff of US congressman Bob Sikes in Washington D.C., returning to Tallahassee after 14 months. Mr. Streety is currently a Licensed Real Estate Broker working as such for over 50 years. At one time, he was a Florida Licensed Securities agent working on Private Placement for small businesses involving real estate. He worked as a Land Developer and investment real estate broker for the preponderance of his career. He also spent 14 years with the City of Tallahassee retiring there in 1998 as Real Estate Administrator managing the Division of Real Estate. He has additionally worked on mineral rights leases having been partners with a petroleum geologist working together securing mineral rights leases. Mr. Streety was one of the Founders/directors of a local bank, which was later sold to a regional bank. He has belonged to several boards throughout the years; was a member of the Chamber of Commerce and Civic boards. Throughout his career he has served in several Tallahassee area Presbyterian churches in such roles as church treasurer, church school teacher, deacon, and elder.
Dr. John M. Guilbert In Memoria:
Dr. John M. Guilbert held the position of Professor Emeritus at the University of Arizona. Dr Guilbert will be remembered as a world-renowned and award winning geologist & author. He was the co-developer of the Lowell-Guilbert porphyry copper model, and recipient of mining’s two most prestigious awards, the R. A. F. Penrose Medal (1998) and the D. C. Jackling Award (2001). Dr Guilbert has served as a director on two TSX Venture companies and now brought his extensive exploration experience to Liberty Star Uranium & Metals Corp. He passed away October 17, 2017.