Directors and Officers
George Sookochoff, CEO/President & Chairman
George Sookochoff has over 35 years of experience in the junior mining sector serving as CEO, President and Director of several junior mining companies. He has also provided consulting services in the area of project development, exploration data analysis, and digital marketing for numerous junior companies. He holds a Commerce Degree (Marketing-Computer Sciences) from the University of British Columbia.
He has served as past President and CEO of International PBX Ventures Ltd., a TSX venture company developing several copper porphyry and gold skarn projects in Chile, in particular the 500mt Copaquire copper-moly porphyry in the Atacama desert of northern Chile. The Copaquire was later acquired by Teck.
As executive Vice President of Golden Dawn Minerals he compiled into a single comprehensive digital database over one hundred years of exploration data from the Greenwood mining camp, which included hundreds of maps and reports dating from late 1800’s to today. The Greenwood mining district is one of the most concentrated areas of mineralization in all of British Columbia and this new extensive digital database provides invaluable information for delineating previously unidentified high quality exploration targets in the area.
George recently served as President of GGX Gold Corp. assisting in advancing and developing the significant high grade COD vein system along with numerous other vein systems on the GGX Gold Drop property in the Greenwood mining camp.
George was born and raised in Grand Forks, B.C. and is quite familiar with the prolific Grand Forks-Greenwood mining district and its rich mining history as well as its remaining yet to be discovered potential.
Gary Musil, Secretary/CFO/Director
Gary Musil has more than 30 years of management and financial consulting experience and has served as an officer and director on numerous public companies since 1988. This experience has resulted in his overseeing the financial aspects and expenditures on exploration projects in Peru, Chile, Eastern Europe (Slovak Republic), and British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick (Canada). Prior to this, he was employed for 15 years with Dickenson Mines Ltd. and Kam-Kotia Mines Ltd. as a Controller for the producing silver/lead/zinc mine in the interior of British Columbia Canada.
James H. Place, P. Geo, Director
Mr. Place has worked for government and private industry as a consultant for more than 30 years this includes engineering groups, environmental assessment specialists, and private mineral developers. He is experienced in providing support to government and private organizations includes property assessment, project planning, management, supervision, and administration for all types of engineering and development projects.
His experience of providing management and directorship on a number of public companies will provide a significant contribution to the Company at this stage of exploration and development.
Vojtech Agyagos, Director
Mr. Agyagos has more than 25 years of management and financial consulting experience and has served as an officer and director on numerous public companies since 1982. This experience has resulted in his managing exploration projects in South America, Eastern Europe (Slovak Republic)-in oil/gas and mineral exploration, and British Columbia, Quebec, Labrador and Ontario (Canada). Mr. Agyagos has served as President and Director of Belmont since December 1996.
Jared Lazerson, Director
Mr. Lazerson is CEO and Director of MGX Minerals Inc. (CSE:XMG). Mr. Lazerson represents MGX Minerals interest on the Belmont Board. MGX currently has earned a 25% interest in the Kibby Basin project, and is a significant shareholder of Belmont. Mr. Lazerson started MGX in 2014 and has overseen the growth of the Company that now includes multiple industrial technology subsidiaries including rapid lithium extraction technology and battery mass storage, with current mineral exploration operations in four countries. MGX was the winner of the 2018 Standard & Poor’s Global Platts Metals Global Award for Leadership in Base and Specialty Metals. Mr. Lazerson holds a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania.