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Board of Directors

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is governed by a team of industry leaders from our membership who were selected for their breadth and depth of mining experience. Through their strategic guidance and oversight, these professionals collectively play a vital role in advancing the work of MAC and the industry at large.

Name Company
Bob Steane, Chair of MAC* Cameco Corporation
Tim Bekhuys New Gold Inc. 
Brent Bergeron* Goldcorp Inc.
Brendan Cahill Excellon Resources
David Clarry* HudBay Minerals Inc.
Alan Coutts  Noront Resources
Blair Dickerson Rio Tinto Canada (IOC)
Caitlin Glynn-Morris First Quantum Minerals 
Pierre Gratton* The Mining Association of Canada
Dave Forestell Barrick Gold Corporation
Elliot Holland* Dominion Diamond Corporation
Michel Julien* Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. 
John Kearney* Canadian Zinc Corporation
Pierre Lapointe* ArcelorMittal Mines Canada
Pierre Lebel Imperial Metals Corporation
Erik Madsen De Beers Canada Inc. 
John McConnell Victoria Gold 
John McManus Taseko Mines Ltd.
Cory McPhee* Vale
Adam Miller Royal Canadian Mint
Krista Muhr Eldorado Gold 
Clynton Nauman  Alexco Resource Corp. 
Ed Opitz Kinross Gold Corporation
Tom Paddon Baffinland
George Read Shore Gold Inc.
Peter Read* Syncrude Canada Ltd.
Derek Riehm Lundin Mining Corporation 
Brad Ryder Glencore Canada
Christopher Ryder BHP Billiton
Walter Sencza Newmont Mining Corporation of Canada
Marcia Smith* Teck Resources Limited
Matthew Andrews Pan American SIlver Corporation
Gordon Stothart* IAMGOLD Corporation
Kristan Straub* Glencore Canada
Kelly Strong Nyrstar
Travis Temple* Hudbay Minerals Inc.
Eira Thomas Kaminak Gold Corporation.
Anne Marie Toutant* Suncor Energy Inc.
Federico Velásquez Anglo American 
Paul West-Sells  Western Copper and Gold Corporation
Penggui Yan HD Mining International Ltd.
Peter Zebedee Shell Canada Energy Inc
*Members of the Executive Committee


Honorary Life Directors

Name Company
Jim Carter Syncrude Canada Ltd.
Doug Horswill   Teck Resources Limited  
William James First Quantum Minerals Ltd.  
Norman Keevil                          Teck Resources Limited