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AME BC Announces New Vice President, Technical & Government Affairs
  

Vancouver, BC - July 17, 2014 - AME BC is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Glen Wonders as Vice President, Technical & Government Affairs.  

Glen will be responsible for key AME BC member issues related to land access & use, permitting, Aboriginal engagement, economic incentives and health & safety. In order to achieve a successful and responsible mineral exploration and development industry based in British Columbia, a key element of Glen’s work will be to further develop and strengthen relationships with AME BC’s volunteer committees, industry and business partner organizations, environmental groups, Aboriginal communities and government leaders.

Before joining the team at AME BC, Glen held the position of General Manager – Mining, and also Division Manager for Allnorth Consultants Limited based out of Prince George. Previously, Glen held the role of Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Sustainability with Terrane Metals Corporation, where he focused on achieving regulatory approvals for the Mt Milligan gold and copper mine project, including First Nations consultation and agreements, and managed community and government affairs. As well, Glen has extensive government experience and served as Director of British Columbia Coal Resources with the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources.

Glen has been a long time committee volunteer and member of AME BC and active with several regional exploration groups in BC.  He is currently a Director with the Prince George Exploration Group in addition to being a Director of the Canadian Institute of Mining, North Central BC Branch. He is also a standing Board Member of the Duz Cho Group of Companies (wholly owned by the McLeod Lake Indian Band). Glen holds a Master’s of Business Administration from Royal Roads University and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Alberta.

About AME BC:

AME BC is the lead association for the mineral exploration and development industry based in British Columbia.  Established in 1912, AME BC represents, advocates, protects and promotes the interests of thousands of members who are engaged in mineral exploration and development in BC and throughout the world. AME BC encourages a safe, economically strong and environmentally responsible industry by providing clear initiatives, policies, events and tools to support its membership.

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For further  information, please contact Jasmine Beaudin, Manager, Communications AME BC, at 604.630.3925 or jbeaudin@amebc.ca.