Lake Victoria Mining Company, Inc. (LVCA:OTCBB)("Lake Victoria" or the “Company”) is pleased to report that Dr. David Ralph Webb has joined the Board Of Directors of the Company.
David Webb is a registered Professional Geologist in the NWT Canada and has spent the past 25 years as president of DRW Geological Consultants Ltd. providing technical and operating services to companies in the mining exploration, development and production industry.
David Kalenuik, President and CEO of Lake Victoria expressed; “Based on the stage of development that the Company is at we will truly benefit with Dr. Webb joining our Board of Directors. Dr Webb’s experience on the business side of public companies, including intimate technical knowledge of what it takes to bring a gold project into production will be invaluable to the Company as it progresses to successfully putting the first of it’s projects into gold production.”
In this capacity he has served as a director and president to three different mining companies and provided consulting services to dozens of other mid-tier and junior companies, most recently having been a director and president of Tyhee Gold Corp, leading it to the discovery and development of its multi-million ounce Yellowknife Gold Project, currently in permitting.
Prior to that Dr Webb bought, discovered the extension of a high-grade gold zone, and provided all geological services in developing Mon Gold Mine, a privately owned remote underground gold mine north of Yellowknife, NWT. The Mon Gold Mine produced from 1989 to 1997 and was successfully reclaimed.
He also was senior geologist and later president during the construction and operation of the Bumbat Gold Mine in Mongolia.
Dr Webb has co-authored the qualifying report on Fortune Minerals Limited’s Nico Property, recommending acquisition. This gold, cobalt, bismuth property is currently in the permitting stage.
He graduated from the University of Toronto with a B.A.Sc. (engineering), winning scholarships and bursaries for the highest marks in third and fourth year field courses. He has a M.Sc. from Queens University and a Ph.D. from the University of Western Ontario in Geological Sciences. He was a board member for the NWT and Nunavut Chamber of Mines, member of the Education Committee for the Association for Mineral Exploration, B.C., Blockwatch Captain in Surrey, B.C., and member of NAPEGG, CIM, PDAC, AMEBC, SEG.