Board of Directors
Dino Cremonese, P. Eng., LL.B
President and Director of the Company since 1981. In 1982 he incorporated Teuton Resources and over the next three years, drawing on extensive research of many archival sources, staked several of the Company’s original properties (e.g., Treaty Creek, Del Norte, Four J’s, High North, etc.).
Dino graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in 1972 and a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1979. He has devoted 40 years of his life to exploration of the Eskay–Sulphurets-Stewart region of northwest British Columbia, Canada (the most precious metal rich portion of the Golden Triangle). Dino was one of the first to use the prospect generator model–since first public listing in 1985 over 50 options or joint ventures have been entered with over $50 million spent on exploration of Teuton properties.
Robert Gardner, BASc., MBA
Director of the Company since 2020. Robert retired in 2015 as Senior Vice President & Treasurer of TELUS Corporation, one of Canada’s largest tele-communications companies (current market capitalization of $31 Billion), after spending over 14 years with the firm. As an Officer and the Treasurer of TELUS, he was responsible for all treasury related activities including cash management, capital structure management, and pension investments. Mr. Gardner reported on such activities to the CFO, CEO and the Pension and Audit Committees of the Board of Directors of TELUS Corporation and gained extensive experience in corporate finance, governance, investor relations, bank and credit rating agency relations, M&A, tax and venture investment. In addition to responsibility for the TELUS sponsored pension plans, until his retirement, Mr. Gardner was appointed as trustee of the Telecommunication Workers Pension Plan.
Kenneth Konkin, P. Geo.
Director of the Company since 2020. Ken has 40 years of geological experience throughout North and South America as well as Russia. He worked for Silver Standard for 19 years and managed advanced exploration programs at Manantial Espejo (Argentina), San Luis and Berenguela (Peru) as well as Snowfields (Pretium) in the Golden Triangle, British Columbia. Mr. Konkin was appointed the project manager for Pretium Resources after it purchased the Snowfields-Brucejack project from Silver Standard in 2010. Subsequently, he was instrumental in the discovery of the Valley of Kings deposit at the Brucejack Lake mine, an eight-million-ounce gold deposit currently in production. He spent seven years managing all aspects of the exploration programs at Snowfield-Brucejack. During his tenure with Pretium, the company received the Bill Dennis award in 2013 recognizing an important and significant mineral discovery in Canada with potential economic viability (presented by the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada); Mr. Konkin was also the co-recipient of the prestigious H.H. “Spud” Huestis award for “excellence in prospecting and mineral exploration in B.C. and/or Yukon” in 2017. Currently, Mr. Konkin is employed as Vice-President Project Development at Tudor Gold, Operator of the Treaty Creek project.
Robert Smiley. LL.B Mr. Smiley is a business consultant working with junior companies. He has been self-employed in this capacity for the past twenty years. He is a former lawyer who specialized in securities law for twenty-five years. He has served on the boards of a number of junior and intermediate companies in the past.