AME BC Staff

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Gavin C. Dirom

President & Chief Executive Officer

Gavin joined AME in late 2008. He brings over 20 years of mineral exploration and mining industry experience, with a focus on project permitting, safety, environmental management and sustainable mineral development in British Columbia. More+

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Rick Conte

Executive Vice President

Rick Conte joined the AME team in June 2010 as Vice President and was promoted to Executive Vice President in 2014. More+



Glen W. Wonders

Vice President – Technical & Government Affairs

Glen joined the AME  team in July 2014 as Vice President - Technical & Government Affairs. Glen’s previous position was the General Manager - Mining for Allnorth Consultants Limited... More+


Diana Walls

Senior Director, Strategic Policy

Diana is a public affairs professional with over 12 years of experience in government relations and Aboriginal affairs with some of Western Canada’s leading natural resource companies.... More+



Jonathan Buchanan

Director, Information & Public Affairs

Jonathan joined AME in 2005. Jonathan grew up in the mining town of Elliot Lake, Ontario, and first moved to BC to study at the University of British Columbia, graduating with a B.A. in Geography. More+ 


Simone Hill

Director, Member Relations and Events

Simone joined the AME team in November 2010 as Manager, Special Events.   In 2002, Simone graduated from the University of British Columbia with a BA in English Literature and a minor in Commerce. More+ 



Roxanne Finnie

Manager, Member Relations

Roxanne is responsible for recruiting new members, retaining existing members, liaising with potential and existing members and through this collecting and considering member issues and concerns, administering the Mineral Exploration Roundup trade show and administering the membership program. More+




Patricia Morrison

Accountant and Human Resources Manager

Patricia has over 20 years of experience in accounting, bookkeeping, and office administration for various law, oil & gas, and not-for-profit organizations, and has worked with many societies, charities, and their boards providing prompt and accurate service. More+

Tracey Sexton

Executive Assistant / Office Administrator

Tracey joined the AME  team in early 2010. With varied experience in administrative support, human resources, accounting, and customer service, Tracey relishes the challenge of working in a busy and active environment. More+


Helena Tse

Administrative Coordinator

Helena was promoted to the Administrative Coordinator position in August 2016. She originally joined the AME BC team in the fall 2010 as Administrative Assistant....More+