Executive Committee

Meet the AME Board of Directors and staff! Read detailed biographies on the current AME Board and staff members.

Diane Nicolson

Chair, AME

Diane Nicolson is President of Amarc Resources Ltd., a Hunter Dickinson Inc.-associated company with several active exploration properties in BC. A mining executive and senior exploration geologist, Diane possesses a long and successful track record in mineral exploration and development in Canada and around the world.

Scott Weston

Vice Chair, AME

Scott Weston is an experienced Professional Geoscientist with over 18 years of consulting experience in geomorphic and landscape genesis interpretation, terrain stability analysis, natural hazard assessment, hydrology and environmental impact assessment.

Kendra Johnston

Vice Chair, AME

Kendra is the Manager of Corporate Development and acting President and CEO with Independence Gold Corp., a Vancouver based exploration company. During her time at Independence, she was a Project Geologist and prior to this, the Investor Relations Manager and a Geologist for Atna Resources, and worked as a Geological Assistant with the BC Geological Survey.

‘Lyn Anglin

Director, AME

Dr. Anglin is Chief Scientific Officer for Imperial Metals Corporation of Vancouver. She is responsible for overseeing the scientific research functions of the Company, including monitoring and advising on basic and applied research projects, and the environmental impact assessment and remediation work at the Mount Polley Mine in central BC.

Jim Gray

Treasurer, AME

Since 2001 Jim has been a partner of De Visser Gray LLP, a public accounting practice based in Vancouver which he initially joined as a staff member in 1997.

David McLelland

Past Chair

David served as AME Board Chair in 2014 and 2015 and is an active member of the Vancouver Island Exploration (VIX) Group. David is also a member of the Canadian Remote Sensing Society, the Canadian Geophysics Union and is a Fellow in the Royal Geographical Society (UK and Canada.) Based on Vancouver Island, David is President of Auracle Geospatial Science Inc., a remote sensing and geospatial technology company that specializes in data fusion and producing 3D bare rock models for global clients in mineral, and oil and gas exploration.

Rob McLeod

Director, AME

Rob is a professional geoscientist and is President and CEO of IDM Mining Ltd. as well as a Director of the Company. He is a third-generation miner, born and raised in Stewart B.C., near the Company ’s flagship Red Mountain Project.

Edie Thome

President & CEO, AME

Edie Thome joined AME in June 2017.

Prior to AME, Edie was the Director of Environment, Permitting and Compliance, Aboriginal Relations and Public Affairs at BC Hydro, responsible for permitting and compliance, Aboriginal relations and public affairs for the Site C Clean Energy Project. Her earlier experience includes risk management, environment, operations and customer service for BC Hydro.

Glen W. Wonders

Vice President - Technical and Government Affairs, AME

Glen joined AME in July 2014.

Glen has a varied background in BC resource industries and extensive knowledge about opportunities, challenges and issues facing many land and resource sectors, First Nations and Stakeholders in BC.Glen is responsible for understanding, evaluating and advocating for sound public policy to address issues and concerns of AME members.