Board of Directors

  • Lawrence Page, B.A., LL.B., QC

    Director & President

    Lawrence Page obtained his law degree from UBC 1964 and was called to the Bar of BC in 1965 where he has practiced in natural resource, corporate and securities law. Through his experience with natural resource companies Mr. Page has established a unique relationship with financiers, geologists and consultants, and has been counsel for public companies known for discovery and production in NA. Specifically, he has been a Director and Officer of Companies such as the David Bell and Page Williams mines in Ontario, the Snip, Calpine/Eskay Creek and Mascot Gold Mines in BC, as well as the discovery of the Penasquito Mine in Mexico. Mr. Page is the principal of the Manex Resource Group of Vancouver which provides administrative, financial, and geological services to a number of public mineral resource companies. He currently serves as a director of four public companies, including Southern Silver Exploration Corp., Bravada Gold Corporation, Equity Metals Corporation and Valterra Resource Corporation.

  • Brian McGrath, B.Sc., P.Geo.


    Mr. McGrath is a member of APEGBC and attained his Bachelor’s degree in Earth Sciences from Memorial University in Newfoundland in 1992. He’s dedicated over 25 years to the mineral exploration industry through geosciences, education and sustainability. His background includes exploration for gold and base metals via banded iron formations, VHMS deposits and lode gold systems. Brian joined Manex in 2007 after spending six years with Cumberland Resources Ltd. on a team that brought the Meadowbank Gold Project in Nunavut to a multi-million ounce reserve. Other key past-positions include: Mineral Resource Officer with BC’s Ministry of Energy and Mines, and Project Geologist positions with Homestake Exploration Canada; Echo Bay Mines Ltd. and Redfern Resources.  Currently he is the Principal of bmx Geological Services.

  • Joseph A. Kizis, Jr.


    Mr. Kizis is a Registered Geologist and a Certified Professional Geologist with a B.S. in Geology from Kent State University and an M.S. in Geology from the University of Colorado. He has 40 years of experience in exploration for gold, silver, copper, molybdenum, lead, zinc, and uranium in the U.S., Canada and abroad. He is the President and a director of Bravada Gold Corporation and Equity Metals Corporation and previously of Homestake Resource Corporation as well as Fortune River Resource Corp. (which amalgamated with Bravada Gold Corporation in 2011). Mr. Kizis has held previous executive positions and directorships with Fairmile GoldTech, Sierra Geothermal, the Geological Society of Nevada, and the GSN Foundation.

  • John Kerr, P.Eng.


    Mr. Kerr graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1964 with a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc) degree in Geological Engineering. He has participated in the mining industry continuously since graduation as an exploration geologist. His expertise is epithermal and sedex-hosted precious metal deposits in the southwest United States, strata controlled gold deposits and porphyry copper, gold, and molybdenum deposits of the western Cordillera and VMS deposits in all areas of North America. Mr. Kerr has served as a director of numerous public companies and is currently a director of Quaterra Resources Inc. (QTA), Bravada Gold Corporation (BVA), Equity Metals Corporation (EQTY), Searchlight Resources Inc. (SCLT) and Valterra Resource Corporation (VQA), all listed on the TSX-V.