William E. Threlkeld
William E. Threlkeld is acknowledged as one of North America's outstanding geologists. For the past 16 years, Mr. Threlkeld has served as Senior Vice President of Seabridge Gold where he has designed and executed exploration and resource delineation programs which have defined more than 45 million ounces of measured and indicated gold resources. His successes include the discovery and definition of the Mitchell and Iron Cap deposits which have made the KSM project in British Columbia the largest gold reserve in Canada.
Mr. Threlkeld began his career at Noranda Exploration Inc. but achieved his greatest recognition at Placer Dome Inc. From 1991 to 1997, as Exploration Manager and Vice President, he was responsible for all of Placer Dome's exploration activity and investment in Latin America, directing programs that resulted in the discovery and delineation of Las Cristinas, Venezuela (9.7 million ounces), Cerro Crucitas, Costa Rica (2.3 million ounces) and Mulatos, Mexico (2.0 million ounces). From 1997 to 2000, he was Vice President, Exploration for Greenstone Resources Ltd. responsible for resource delineation on three Central American gold deposits and development of an organization and strategy to identify new mineral investments. Mr. Threlkeld obtained his MSc in Economic Geology from the University of Western Ontario.
Jessy Chaplin has over 25 years of experience working in mineral exploration in BC, for private industry, consultancies, not-for-profit and BC Government. She acts as the Director of Permitting & Compliance for Seabridge Gold Inc., including KSM Mining ULC and SnipGold Corp. Ms. Chaplin is responsible for obtaining, amending and remaining in compliance for approvals, permits and authorizations for the KSM and Iskut Exploration Projects and the Johnny Mountain Mine Reclamation Project.
Ms. Chaplin is a Registered Professional Biologist and member of the BC Institute of Agrologists in British Columbia. She holds a Master of Science degree from the University of London, UK.
Marcus Adam was part of the Seabridge team that discovered and delineated the Deep Kerr and Lower Iron Cap zones at the KSM project. He is responsible for designing and executing the exploration programs at the Iskut and Courageous Lake projects. Mr. Adam is a Professional Geologist registered in British Columbia and obtained his MSc. in Geology (Research into mineralisation styles at Courageous Lake project) from the University of Western Ontario.
Michael Savell has extensive experience in Cenozoic terrains and porphyry belts throughout the world. He works as Senior Geologist and Project Manager for Seabridge Gold. Mr. Savell worked with Noranda Exploration for 27 years attaining the position of Principal Geologist Copper. In 2008 he was Recipient of the H.H. “Spud” Huestis Award from the Association for Mineral Exploration, B.C. for excellence in prospecting and mineral exploration in the evaluation and exploration of the Mitchell Zone on the KSM project. Mr. Savell is currently a member of the APGO, APEGBC, SEG, and CIM. He completed his B.Sc. (hon.), in Geology from Dalhousie University in 1980.
Michelle Campbell has close to a decade of experience in the mineral exploration industry, targeting porphyry copper, orogenic gold, kimberlite, and iron ore deposits. She joined Seabridge Gold in 2013, and is now a Senior Geologist at the Iskut Project. Her principal research interests include magmatic-hydrothermal ore deposits, refractory mineral geochemistry, geochronology, and the application of new technologies and field instrumentation in the mineral exploration industry. Ms. Campbell is currently a PhD candidate at Oregon State University, under the supervision of Prof. John Dilles. Her doctoral research focuses on the geology and geochemistry of the KSM Project porphyry Au-Cu-Mo deposits in northwestern British Columbia. She obtained her MSc degree in volcanology from the University of British Columbia in 2012.
Randy Campbell has spent the last six years conducting exploration in some of the world’s most sought after gold camps. He was a part of the team that discovered Lakeshore Gold’s Hwy-144 deposit and B2Gold’s Toega deposit in Burkina Faso. With experience in the Abitibi, Birimian, Nevada and the Golden Triangle, Mr. Campbell has had exposure to all stages of exploration (from grassroots to production). He is a professional geologist registered in Ontario and obtained his MSc from the University of Western Ontario.
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Elizabeth Fillatre Miller
Elizabeth Miller has 20 years of experience managing and implementing projects in BC, and Canada’s north. She is responsible for the environmental and reclamation programs for Seabridge Gold, including liaising with contractors, Federal and Provincial governments, indigenous communities and public interest groups for the past nine years.
Her range of experience includes working as a Senior Biologist with the Government of BC, Environmental Specialist with BHP Billiton at the EKATI Diamond Mine, as well as consulting on environmental programs for a variety of developmental projects. Originally from Newfoundland and a member of the Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation, she grew up in the Northwest Territories and currently resides in Smithers, British Columbia (BC). Mrs. Miller is a Registered Professional Biologist in BC and holds a Master of Science degree.
Mike Skurski brings to Seabridge more than 28 years of mining experience in various technical, operational and leadership roles from early stage studies to mine operations through to mine reclamation. His background comprises engineering, project development, construction, and project evaluation for precious and base metal projects.
Prior to joining Seabridge, Mr. Skurski worked for Newmont Mining Corporation for over a decade in their South American operations including leading their sulfides development program. Mr. Skurski’s early career comprised working as a civil geotechnical consultant focused on large earthworks mine projects throughout the Americas. Mr. Skurski has worked on mine projects in Peru, Chile, Bolivia, various western US states, Canada, Indonesia and Uzbekistan, and is a registered professional engineer (Colorado). Mr. Skurski holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nevada, Reno, Mackay School of Mines.