Tracy Stevenson, B.S. Accounting magna cum laude
Chairman of the Board
Mr. Stevenson has been a director of Quaterra Resources since June 2007 and Non-Executive Chairman since 2008. He is also a director of Vista Gold Corp. and is a founding member of Bedrock Resources LLC, a private financial advisory services firm. Mr. Stevenson is a senior mining executive who worked for Rio Tinto for 26 years. He held many senior positions in the Rio Tinto group including Global Head of Information Technology, Global Head of Business Process Improvement, and Chief Financial Officer and a director of two of Rio Tinto's major operating companies, Kennecott Corporation and Comalco Aluminium Ltd. Mr. Stevenson holds a B. Sc. Accounting from the University of Utah, is a CPA, and spent four years with a predecessor of the firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP.
Thomas C. Patton, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.
President & CEO, Director
Dr. Patton graduated from the University of Washington in 1971 (Ph.D.) and has worked in the exploration industry for over forty years as a field geologist, consultant and executive officer of both junior and senior mining companies. His work has been primarily in North America, where he and his teams have played major roles in several significant discoveries and reserve expansions of existing operations. Before joining Quaterra on a full-time basis, Tom was President and COO of Western Silver Corporation from 1998 to May 2006. The highlights of this period were the discovery and delineation of the world-class Peñasquito silver-gold-lead-zinc deposit in Zacatecas, Mexico, and the subsequent sale of the company to Glamis Gold Ltd.
Mr. Hilditch is President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Terraco Gold Corp., a TSXV listed gold exploration company focussed in the western United States. He is a Director of Sama Resources Inc., a TSXV listed base metals company focussed in West Africa, and was its President and Chief Executive Officer until 2010. Until 2010, Mr. Hilditch was President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Salares Lithium Inc., which was acquired by Australia based Talison Lithium Limited, the world's largest lithium producer and a TSE listed company. He is also a Director of Bryant Resources Inc. Mr. Hilditch is the President and owner of Rock Management Consulting Ltd., a private mining management services and consulting company. Over the past 18 years, Mr. Hilditch has been responsible for significant capital raising, negotiating, acquiring and the directing of all other aspects of managing a public company. He holds a Bachelor of Science Management degree (finance concentration) from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York State.
John R. Kerr, B.Sc.
Mr. Kerr holds a BASc degree in Geological Engineering, from the University of British Columbia (1964). Over the course of a career of more than 45 years he has been continuously engaged in mineral exploration and has extensive field experience throughout North America. Mr. Kerr has been a geological consultant since 1970 and has held senior positions with a number of public companies, both as an officer and director. He has been involved with the discovery and development of a number of significant mineral deposits, including two producing mines and two additional projects currently awaiting production decisions.
Lawrence Page, B.A., LL.B., Q.C.
Corporate Secretary, Director
Lawrence Page obtained his law degree from the University of British Columbia in 1964 and was called to the Bar of British Columbia in 1965 where he has practiced in the areas of natural resource law and corporate and securities law to the present date. Through his experience with natural resource companies and, in particular, precious metals development, Mr. Page has established a unique relationship with ﬁnanciers, geologists and consultants and has been counsel for public companies which have discovered and developed producing mines in North America. Speciﬁcally, he has been a director and ofﬁcer of companies which have discovered and brought into production the David Bell and Page Williams mines in Ontario, the Snip, Calpine/Eskay Creek and Mascot Gold Mines in British Columbia, as well as the discovery of the Peñasquito Mine in Mexico. Mr. Page is the principal of the Manex Resource Group of Vancouver which provides administrative, ﬁnancial, corporate, corporate ﬁnance and geological services to a number of public companies in the mineral resource sector. He currently serves as a director of six public companies, including Homestake resource Corporation, Duncastle Gold Corp., Bravada Gold Corporation, Quaterra Resources Inc., Southern Silver Exploration Corp. and Valterra Resource Corporation. .
Anthony (Tony) Walsh
Mr. Walsh has more than 20 years experience in the field of exploration, mining and development. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Miramar Mining Corporation from 1999 to 2007 when it was sold to Newmont Mining Corporation. From 2008 to 2011, Mr. Walsh was President and CEO of Sabina Gold & Silver Corp., and from 1989 to 1992 was Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice-President, Finance of International Corona Resources Ltd., a gold producer. He is currently Chairman of Stornoway Diamond Corporation and serves as a director of several other public companies, namely, Sabina Gold & Silver Ltd., Dunav Resources Ltd. and Avala Resources Ltd. Mr. Walsh graduated from Queen's University (Canada) in 1973 and became a member of The Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants in 1976.
Roy Wilkes, P.Eng
Mr. Wilkes retired as president of Washington Group International's Mining Business Unit. As leader of this group he participated in many developing mining projects throughout the world, including Latin America, Canada, Europe and the United States. Mr. Wilkes was the Chief Operating Officer of Santa Fe Pacific Gold Corporation during the expansion of its Nevada operations. He has been involved in the development of such projects as Greens Creek, Alaska; Stillwater, Montana; and Las Pelameres in Chile, while serving as Senior Vice President of Business Development for Anaconda Minerals. Mr. Wilkes is a graduate mining engineer from the Montana School of Mines.