Reno, Nevada, March 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dakota Territory Resource Corp(OTCQB: DTRC) ("Dakota Territory" or the "Company") announced today the appointment of Wm Chris Mathers as chief financial officer of the Company. Mr. Mathers is a strategic finance and senior accounting professional with more than 30 years financial, accounting, merger and acquisition, Securities and Exchange Commission compliance and operational and administrative support expertise across diverse middle market industries. Mr. Mathers holds a BBA in accounting from Southwestern University at Georgetown, Texas, and is a certified public accountant. Mr. Mathers began his career in public accounting with the international accounting firm of Price Waterhouse and has served as chief financial officer for several privately and publicly held companies. Mr. Mathers served as chief financial officer of Intersystems, Inc (Amex:II) from 1993 through1999 and most recently served as chief financial officer of Texas Rare Earth Resources Corp. (TRER:OTCQX) from November 2010 through December 2012. "We are committed to advance our projects in the Black Hills of South Dakota this year" said Richard Bachman, president and chief executive officer of Dakota Territory. " We are building the infrastructure of Dakota Territory and our decision to strengthen our business and finance capabilities is a reflection of our dedication to fund and execute programs we believe are capable of providing for the significant growth of the Company in the near term. With his extensive public company building expertise in the mining, petrochemical and affiliated industries, Chris is a vital addition to our team and is key to the success of our efforts." About Dakota Territory Resource Corp Dakota Territory Resource Corp. is a Nevada Corporation with offices located at Reno, Nevada. Dakota Territory is committed to creating shareholder value through the acquisition and responsible exploration and development of high caliber gold properties in the Black Hills of South Dakota.