Steve Cope

CEO & Director

Steve Cope has 12 years experience in the mining sector. He has worked in corporate development for Orko Silver Corp, Barsele Minerals Inc, Orex Minerals Inc and Timmins Gold Corp. His responsibilties with these companies have covered a wide range of areas including financing companies, project evaluation, investor relations and mergers and acquisitions.

Stephen Brohman, CPA, CA

CFO & Director

Mr. Brohman has nine years of working experience in a variety of roles with public companies and has become proficient in corporate finance, project acquisition, executive management, corporate communications, corporate branding, shareholder relations and investor lead generation. Mr. Brohman has extensive experience in the audit of publicly traded companies on the TSX, TSX-V and OTC markets, and has worked with mining and exploration, oil & gas, real estate investment, and merchant banking companies during his time in public practice. Mr. Brohman serves as either a Director and/or Officer for several publicly traded companies, including as CFO of Dolly Varden Silver Corp.

Dale Brittliffe, P.Geo.

Vice President Exploration

Mr Brittliffe is a professional geologist with 20 years of experience in design and management of mineral exploration programs in Australia, Canada, Mexico and Brazil. Mr. Brittliffe has particular expertise in identifying and upgrading early stage projects and boasts a solid track record of successful stakeholder negotiations resulting in amicable and productive land access agreements. Based in Vancouver, Mr. Brittliffe has 8 years of experience managing exploration projects in northern Mexico and has previously completed such work for Kootenay Silver, Astral Mining and Orex Minerals Inc. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Geology degree from Curtin University of Western Australia and a Bachelor of Science (Environmental) degree from the University of Western Australia.

Melissa Martensen


Melissa Martensen has served as Corporate Secretary to junior mining companies since 2008 with Orko Silver Corp. and others. Currently, she serves the Boards of Orex Minerals Inc., Barsele Minerals Corp., Silver Viper Minerals Corp., and Dolly Varden Silver Corp. She has a B.Comm (Finance) from UNBC.