Mr. Vaughan, B.Sc., B.C.L, M.Sc. joined Dorsey Whitney LLP as a Partner in February of 2014. Mr. Vaughan has participated in natural resource transactions in more than 50 countries over the past five years. Mr. Vaughan has a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science Degree in Geology as well as a law degree and has worked in, or been closely associated with all facets of the mineral exploration, mine finance and securities industries since 1955. He served as a Director of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited from 1992 to 1998 and was Chair of its Environmental Committee. Mr. Vaughan has also served on various committees advising Canadian governments, the Ontario Securities Commission and Toronto Stock Exchange on issues such as mineral policy, mineral strategy, mining finance, mining taxation, seed capital, junior resource policies, over-the-counter trading and nuclear issues. Mr. Vaughan is a Director and Member of the Securities Committee of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada. He is a former Director of the Toronto Branch of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum and a Past Member of the Joint Toronto Stock Exchange Ontario Securities Commission Mining Standards Task Force.