Management

Alan Edwards,Interim CEO and Director

Alan Edwards has more than 35 years of operations and executive mining industry experience. In the course of his career, he has overseen the development and operations of world class base and precious metals deposits in the Americas and Indonesia. Mr. Edwards is currently the President of AE Resources Corp., an Arizona-based company. He formerly led Oracle Mining Corporation (CEO), Copper One Inc. (President and CEO), Frontera Copper Corporation (CEO) and Apex Silver Corporation (COO). Currently, Mr. Edwards serves as the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Tonogold Resources, Inc. He also acts as Non-Executive Director for Americas Gold and Silver Corporation, Entrée Resources Ltd., and Orvana Minerals Corp. Mr. Edwards has previously held the positions of Non-Executive Chair of the Board for Mason Resources Corp. (acquired by Hudbay Minerals Inc.), Rise Gold Corp., AQM Copper Inc. (acquired by Teck Resources Ltd.) and AuRico Gold Inc. Mr. Edwards began his career at Phelps Dodge Mining Corp. in Arizona.

He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mining Engineering and an MBA (Finance) from the University of Arizona.

Ian McMullan, Chief Operating Officer

Ian McMullan has over 25 years of mining experience in operational and management roles. Ian’s career has advanced through a variety of progressive responsibility roles whilst spanning both underground and surface mining applications in the United States and Canada, including a 20-year tenure with Newmont Mining Corporation. Ian is well versed in planning and execution and throughout his career, has helped companies transform their operations via continuous improvement. Until the acquisition of Klondex Mines by Hecla Mining Company, Ian also served as Vice President, Mining for Klondex.

Ian holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering from Dalhousie University (Technical University of Nova Scotia) and a Masters in Business Administration from Lansbridge University. Ian is also licensed with the province of Ontario as a professional mining engineer.

Rodney Prokop, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Prokop brings to Elim Mining over 26 years of experience in financial leadership in the mining industry, more specifically in the copper industry of Arizona. He was Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for Cupric Canyon Capital LLC from 2010-2017 and Vice President of Investor Relations at Frontera Copper Corporation from 2008-2009. Prior to that, he was employed by Phelps Dodge Corporation for 16 years, where he held positions of increasing responsibility in the financial area, including assignments as Director of Corporate Financial Analysis, Assistant Treasurer, and Director of Investor Relations. In addition, he served as Vice President of Finance for one of Phelps Dodge’s manufacturing operations headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Mr. Prokop received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Minnesota State University – Moorhead and an MBA in Finance from Arizona State University. He is also a licensed Certified Public Accountant.

Douglas Bowden, Vice President Exploration

Doug has over 40 years’ experience in the minerals exploration industry focused on gold, silver, uranium and base metals throughout North America and parts of Mexico. Doug’s career evolved rapidly from field geologist to a variety of management and executive positions with major and junior mining companies. He successfully managed exploration programs for Amselco Minerals, BP Minerals, Kennecott and Western Uranium – managing large projects and directing regional generative programs. Doug served in senior executive positions with Gold Summit, Western Uranium and Concordia Resources. He is a licensed Professional Geologist in Utah and has consulted for junior mining companies since 2012.

Doug holds Geology Degrees from Grand Valley State University (BSc-1974) and Michigan Technological University (MSc-1978). He is a member of the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG) and a past officer of the Geological Society of Nevada (GSN).

Travis Snider, VP Sustainability and External Relations

Travis Snider, VP Sustainability and External Relations, is an Arizona-based mining executive with over 20 years of broad industry experience in exploration, production, permitting, development, and consulting for mining companies. With an engineering background, Mr. Snider specializes in developing new mining ideas and opportunities utilizing innovative approaches, particularly in Arizona. Mr. Snider’s focus on sustainability and efficiency has led numerous mining operations to design and implement onsite solar energy projects. Most recently he was the Mining Project Manager at Engineering & Environmental Consultants. Previously Mr. Snider has served as a Director for Alliance Mining Corporation, Elm Tree Minerals, and was on the Board for the Arizona Mining Association. He has also worked for Phelps Dodge Mining Corporation and served as Senior Vice President of Operations for Sierra Resource Group Inc. in restarting operations at the Emerald Isle Mine in Arizona. Mr. Snider also was Vice President of Mining and Oil Operations for the engineering firm, Wilcox Professional Services. Wilcox specialized in EPC services for large industrial projects and specialized in exploration drilling. Along with Wilcox Mr. Snider worked for several other large engineering and environmental firms, including NV5, Kleinfelder and Mactec. While at Mactec, he developed renewable energy projects for mining companies to utilize their lands for energy development.

Mr. Snider holds Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Chemistry from Arizona State University and is part of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration and the Chemical Heritage Foundation.

Alison Dwoskin, Investor Relations

Ms. Dwoskin has more than 10 years of experience in investor relations and corporate communications for publicly traded companies. She began her career at a Toronto-based investor relations firm where she was responsible for the development and implementation of IR programs. She held the position of Manager, Investor Relations at Klondex Mines Ltd. from early 2013 to 2016, followed by IR activities for a Quebec-based gold exploration company. At Klondex, she played a key role in developing and executing the IR and communications plan to support the company’s transition from exploration and development, into a low-cost gold producer.

Ms. Dwoskin graduated with an Hons. BA in Art and Archaeology, and subsequently completed a Marketing Management Certificate. She followed-up her formal education by earning the Certified Professional Investor Relations (CPIR) designation in conjunction with the IVEY Business School and CIRI. She currently serves on the Canadian Investor Relations Institute board of directors.

Anthony Bottrill, Principal Mineral Resource Consultant

Anthony is a Principal Resource Geologist with over 20 years’ experience in the mining industry with expertise across several countries and range of commodities; from low tonnage high grade precious metals deposits to bulk tonnage base metals deposits. He has experience in Resource modeling of underground and open pit targets from exploration through to production, as well as performing production reconciliations and defining drill programs. Anthony is a high-level Vulcan user and is an advocate for practical geological modelling. Anthony was a Senior Resource Geologist with BHP Billiton for the Olympic Dam Copper-Uranium-Gold-Silver Mine and until recently was Corporate Mineral Resource Manager for Klondex Mines Limited.

Anthony is the Principal Resource Consultant for InterGEO Resource Consulting based in Brisbane Australia. He has a bachelor’s degree in Science, majoring in Geology, with Honours focused on Structural Geology from the University of Adelaide. Anthony is a member of the AusIMM.

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