VANCOUVER, BC, May 27, 2021 – Relevant Gold Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment and election of its board of directors today at its annual meeting of shareholders. Shareholders voted to create a five-member board and approved a slate of directors to fill those positions until the next annual shareholder meeting.
Newly installed directors include:
Rob Bergmann – Rob Bergmann is CEO, chairman of the board, and co-founder of Relevant Gold. A passionate, professionally trained geologist, Rob has over 13 years of exploration and mineral development experience across North America on commodities including gold, silver, copper, nickel, uranium, industrial minerals, and rare earth elements. Rob co-founded Big Rock Exploration in 2010 and has led the company through 10x growth. Today Big Rock is a premier North American mineral exploration service provider with over 40 scientists working with some of the largest mining companies in the world. In addition to Relevant Gold, Rob is also president and co-founder of several privately held, innovative mineral resource companies, including Exsolve Recycling Technologies, F3 Gold, and Relevant Copper Corp. Rob has a B.Sc. in Geology from Winona State University and is a member of the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG), Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME), and several other mineral resource-related organizations.
Brian Lentz – Brian Lentz is cofounder and director for Relevant Gold. Brian has over 13 years of experience in the mineral exploration and mining industry, servicing clients and projects across North America. An exploration geologist by training, he quickly carved out a specialty as an innovative entrepreneur within the metal and mineral industries. In 2010, Brian co-founded Big Rock Exploration, a geological and technical consulting firm specializing in metals and minerals. As Vice President, he has helped to establish Big Rock as a leader for geological consulting in North America, with a team of over 45 staff providing consulting services to companies ranging from small, private explorers to many of the world’s largest mining companies. Brian is also a co-founder of several other mineral asset and development companies, including F3 Gold, Relevant Copper Corp., and Exsolve, an emerging recycling technology company focused on extracting high-value battery metals from industrial metal waste. Brian is a Certified Professional Geologist through the American Institute of Professional Geologists. He is a Licensed Responsible Explorer through the State of Minnesota and an active member in a number of industry organizations including Society of Economic Geology (SEG), and Society of Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME). Brian holds a B.Sc. in Geology from Winona State University.
Sarah Weber – Sarah Weber is the President and CEO of C3 Alliance Corp., a strategic advisory and consulting firm providing project consulting in the natural resource sector. She has over 20 years of diversified experience working closely with Indigenous Communities, the natural resource sectors, all levels of government, and communities. The foundation of her practice is based on trust, respect, and a commitment to create benefits and certainty. Sarah holds a B.Sc. in Geology from the University of British Columbia and an Executive MBA from the Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University. Sarah currently sits as an independent Director on the Boards of Happy Creek Minerals Ltd. and Snowline Gold Corp.
Peter Megaw – Dr. Peter K.M. Megaw is a Consulting Exploration Geologist, President of IMDEX/Cascabel, and co-founder of Minera Cascabel, MAG Silver, and Minaurum Gold. His Ph.D. work at the University of Arizona was an exploration-focused geological/geochemical study of the Santa Eulalia Ag-Pb-Zn District, Chihuahua, and Carbonate Replacement Deposits (CRDs) of Mexico in general. He has published extensively on the CRDs and Epithermal Vein deposits of Mexico and is a frequent speaker at international academic and technical symposia; often presenting in Spanish. His primary exploration foci are CRDs, Epithermal Vein Deposits and Porphyry Copper Deposits, which he has worked on throughout the Cordillera of North and South America, Australia, Ireland and Turkey. He and his team are credited with the significant discoveries at Juanicipio-Fresnillo, Zacatecas; Platosa, Durango; and Cinco de Mayo-Pozo Seco, Chihuahua. Peter was awarded the Carnegie Mineralogical Medal for 2009, the Society of Mining Engineers 2012 Robert M. Dreyer Award for excellence in Applied Economic Geology and the PDAC 2017 Thayer Lindsley Award for Outstanding Exploration Success based on his signal discoveries in Mexico.
Ronald Parratt – Ronald Parratt has over 40 years of exploration experience for precious metals including service with Santa Fe Pacific Gold, Homestake Mining Company, AuEx Ventures, and Renaissance Gold Inc. During his years of precious metals experience, Ron had direct involvement in the discovery of the Rabbit Creek (now Twin Creeks), Lone Tree, Trenton Canyon, Gold Hill, and Long Canyon gold deposits in Nevada. Ron is a graduate of Purdue University with degrees in geochemistry and economic geology. He is a Certified Professional Geologist with the American Institute of Professional Geologists, a Registered Geologist in California, and a Professional Geologist in Wyoming. He is a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists and a past President of the American Exploration and Mining Association. Ron is a Distinguished Member of Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration and a past board member of the society.
“On behalf of Relevant Gold, I am thrilled to welcome such experienced and knowledgeable members to our Board of Directors, and I look forward to serving alongside each of them as we continue to advance our gold exploration projects in the coming year,” said Rob Bergmann, CEO and Chairman of the Board for Relevant Gold.
Shareholders also approved a stock option plan and appointed Smythe LLP to serve as auditors of the company for the coming year.
About Relevant Gold Corp.
Relevant Gold Corp. is a North American gold exploration company founded by experienced exploration geologists and operated by a highly respected team with a proven record of significant value creation for shareholders. Relevant Gold is focused on the acquisition, exploration, discovery and development of district-scale gold projects in the state of Wyoming – one of the most mining-friendly jurisdictions in the United States and globally.