Jill Maxwell, P.Geo is an exploration geologist with 13+ years focused in the precious metals sector. She brings a wide range of experience in mineral exploration from greenfields programs through to feasibility level studies for orogenic gold and Ni-Cu-PGEs, including at Sabina Gold & Silver Corp.’s Back River Project (now owned by B2Gold) and North American Palladium Ltd.’s Lac des Iles Mine through and following its acquisition by Impala Platinum. Jill has a demonstrated track record for exploration success in various leadership roles on discovery teams at greenfields and advanced staged projects, and most recently as Exploration Manager for Cassiar Gold Corp.
COLIN BIRNIE, M.Sc., P.Geo.
Colin Birnie, P.Geo, earned his Master of Science degree from Brock University in 2012, and has more than 10 years of experience working on various deposit types in Nunavut and BC’s Golden Triangle. His experience includes planning and implementing brownfields drill programs for resource conversion, resource expansion, and exploration. As a Senior Project Geologist at Sabina Gold & Silver Corp., Colin contributed to the discovery, definition, and modelling of the Nuvuyak gold deposit.
SPENCER SKERGET, P.Geo.
Senior Project Geologist
Spencer Skerget, P.Geo, obtained his B.Sc. in Geology and Physical Geography from the University of Victoria in 2017. He has been involved in exploration programs with Cassiar Gold Corp. and its predecessor Margaux Resources Ltd. since 2017. He has also worked on exploration programs in British Columbia for various deposit types, including porphyry deposits, carbonate-hosted base metal deposits, and orogenic gold deposits. Spencer has worked on the Cassiar Gold project since 2019, and has been a key contributor to the implementation and success of exploration programs.
TYLER VIG, GIT
Tyler Vig, GIT, has worked in the Cassiar region since 2018 as a junior geologist. He obtained a B.Sc. specializing in Geology from the University of Calgary in 2017. He worked for Wildsky Resources during their 2018 “Lucky” soil survey and tailings drilling program on the Cassiar Gold property. Tyler gained familiarity with the region during a low-impact drilling program at the nearby Haskins-Reed polymetallic project, and field prospecting at the historic Boulder Creek placer claims. He joined Cassiar Gold Corp. the following year, continuing work as a junior geologist during the 2019 field exploration program and 2020 Taurus drilling project.
Jayme Anderson has been part of the Cassiar Gold Corp team since 2016, after her graduation from the Integrated Environmental Program at Selkirk College in BC. She is involved with GIS, permitting, and reporting for the company’s projects. Jayme has previously worked for and volunteered with the Salmo Watershed Streamkeepers Society, and has contributed to several exploration projects and 43-101 resource reports through her GIS work. She is passionate about environmental advocacy and maintaining strong relationships between First Nations groups and the resource sector.
DAWSON STONE, GIT
Dawson Stone, GIT, earned a BSc., Specialization Geology, from the University of Alberta in 2019. He has three years of experience mapping volcanic belts in the NWT as part of the Northwest Territories Geological Survey’s Slave volcanogenic massive sulphides project and is currently completing a MSc in geological sciences at the University of Saskatchewan. He joined the Cassiar Gold Corp. team for the 2021 drill program in a move to the exploration industry and has stayed on as a full time junior geologist.
SHELBY AUSTIN-FAFARD, GIT
Shelby Austin-Fafard, GIT, obtained a B.Sc. with specialization in Geology from Mount Royal University in 2019. Shelby joined Cassiar Gold Corp. as a junior geologist during the 2021 drilling program. Before joining Cassiar Gold Corp. he worked alongside the Northwest Territories Geological Survey as a junior and senior field mapper.