Bios of the New Copper King Board of Directors
Lee has been a consultant to the Equity Committee since its inception, and many of the accomplishments and initiatives of the Equity Committee can be attributed to Lee’s expert advice.
Lee’s background and experience are in business consulting and finance. Lee currently serves as Owner/President of three businesses, including a business development company, a financial consulting and advisory company, and an advertising and marketing firm.
Mr. Abbott is also a substantial shareholder in the Company. If elected as a Director of the Company, Lee will resign as a member of the Equity Committee.
Mr. Tilley is presently the owner of Tilley Exploration and Development where his work consists of contract mining and minerals industry consulting. Cherie has experience with some of the best mining companies in the world, including:
• Dynatec Mining Corporation – Area Manager, U.S. Mine Property Development
• Chevron Resources Corporation – Mine Manager, Stillwater Mine, Nye Montana
• American Mine Services Corp – Vice President of Mine Operations
• Phillips Petroleum Company – Director of Mine Development Worldwide
• Phillips Uranium Corporation – Development Manager
• Gulf Mineral Resources – Mine Development
• Gulf Mineral Resources – General Superintendent
Cherie and his team have brought their expertise in mine evaluation, budgeting, design, mill development and production, engineering, implementation, contract mining, maintenance,
operations, and marketing of product to bear in helping us plan for the future of the Company.
Dr. Gough has served in many executive positions with both start-up and established businesses. He has experience in market valuation, financial analysis, business plan development,
construction, and strategic implementation.
After graduating from the University of Utah with a BS degree in medical biology, Dr. Gough attended the University of Pittsburgh where he received a PhD in Cytogenetics. Dr. Gough then worked as a post graduate fellow at the University of California, Irvine where he taught, researched, and studied cellular protein synthesis.
Dr. Gough was a founder and Director of Great Basin Metals where he developed the chemical extraction process used to recover platinum, palladium and rhodium metals from catalytic converters. Among his other endeavors, Dr. Gough currently owns Gary R Gough Construction.
Dr. Gough has been involved with Western Utah Copper Company as a result of his position with Concept Development Corporation and its efforts to assist in the financial development of the Company.
Scott Harmer attended Eastern Washington University where he graduated summa cum laude with a BA in Government, as well as a minor in Economics. After graduating from EWU, Scott attended law school at the Gonzaga School of Law in Spokane, Washington. After graduating law school in 1994, Scott worked as a Deputy Prosecutor for Pacific County, Washington, and in 1995, he became the Senior Criminal Deputy Prosecutor for Pacific County. During his tenure as the Senior Criminal Deputy Prosecutor for Pacific County, Scott also served as Pacific County Coroner. Scott left the prosecutor’s office in 2001 to start a private law practice, and in 2002, he became a Special Assistant to the Attorney General for the State of Washington assigned to handle cases related to child abuse and neglect in rural counties in Southwest Washington.
Scott is also one of the founders of mystockbuddy.com, as well as being the president of Global West Developments Inc., a real estate development firm.
Scott is a current member of the Equity Committee appointed by the Court for the bankruptcy proceedings of the Debtors, as well as being a substantial shareholder of the Company. If elected as a Director of the Company, Scott will resign as a member of the Equity Committee.