Board of Directors
CEO, President and Director
Mr. Barry is the President and CEO of Silver Bull Resources, Inc. Between September 2010 to March 2011, Mr. Barry served as Vice President of Exploration for Metalline Mining (now renamed to Silver Bull Resources), before stepping into the role of President and CEO in April 2011. Previously, he held the position of Chief Geologist for Dome Ventures Corporation, a publically traded company on theToronto Stock Exchange working on their projects in Africa. Mr. Barry has over 15 years of exploration and management experience and has worked as a Consulting Geologist and manager on projects in Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Mongolia and West and Central Africa. Mr. Barry also served as a Director for Dome Ventures Corporation between November 2008 to April 2010 and currently serves as a director for Acme Resources. Mr. Barry is a Registered Geologist (MAusIMM). Mr. Barry holds a BSc in Geology from the University of Otago in New Zealand.
Chairman of the Board
Mr. Edgar was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors in April 2010. Mr. Edgar has broad experience working in junior and mid-size level natural resource companies. He previously served as Dome's President and Chief Executive Officer from February 2005 until it was acquired by Metalline in April 2010. Further, Mr. Edgar served on Dome's Board of Directors from 1998 to 2010. Mr. Edgar currently serves as a director of BlackPearl Resources Inc., Denison Mines Corp., Lucara Diamond Corp., Lundin Mining Corporation, and ShaMaran Petroleum Corp. Prior to establishing Rand Edgar Capital Corp. (succeeded by Rand Edgar Investment Corp.), Mr. Edgar practiced corporate/securities law in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada for sixteen years.
Dr. Hitzman has extensive experience in the mining sector and began work in the mining industry with Anaconda Copper Mining Company. He worked for Chevron Resources Company and initiated and managed base and precious metal exploration projects throughout the world. As the Executive Branch Fellow he served as a senior policy analyst in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy specializing in natural resource, environmental, and geoscience issues. Dr. Hitzman became a professor at the Colorado School of Mines, and in 2000 was named Head of the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering (he stepped down as such in August, 2007). Dr. Hitzman serves as a director of several publicly held companies. Dr. Hitzman has a Master of Science in Geology from the University of Washington and a Ph.D. in Geology from Stanford University, California.
Mr. Kunz, Boise, Idaho, has over 30 years of experience in all areas of engineering, management, accounting, finance and operations. Mr. Kunz holds a Masters of Business Administration, Bachelor of Science in Engineering Science and an Associate of Accounting degree. Mr. Kunz has held positions in Ivanhoe Mines (President), MK Gold Company (President & CEO) and Morrison Knudsen Corporation (Vice President & Controller, and as CFO to the Mining Group).
Mr. Crumb is an engineer and mineral economist with a wide range of executive experience in the mining industry. He is a co-founder of LEC Minerals Inc., a private investment corporation that also provides advisory services for mining and exploration companies. Mr. Crumb was formerly the Senior Metals Strategist at Goldman Sachs, working in the commodity research division in London, has held various positions within the Lundin group of companies, and is currently serving as an independent director of Astur Gold Corp., Zazu Metals Corp., and Natural Resource Holdings, Ltd. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and Master of Science in Mineral Economics from the Colorado School of Mines.
Mr. McClintock has vast experience in all facets of the mineral exploration business. He currently serves as the President of McClintock Geological Management, which provides ongoing management services to NorthIsle Copper and Gold Inc. and Savant Explorations Ltd. From February 2007 to November 2008, Mr. McClintock served as President and CEO of Savant Explorations Ltd. From January 2006 to February 2007, he served as President and COO of Canarc Resource Corp., and from November 2004 to December 2005 he served as an Exploration Manager for BHP Billiton. Mr. McClintock holds an MBA from Simon Fraser University and an undergraduate degree in geology, with honors, from the University of British Columbia. He is a member of the Professional Engineers of British Columbia, the Prospectors and Developers Association of British Columbia, and the Association of Mineral Exploration of British Columbia.