Management Team

Purebase is a multifaceted company currently operating under the leadership of three senior executives and three operations personnel (General Operations, Agricultural Business, and SCM Business). Accumulatively the Purebase Leadership provides the Company with over 60 years of knowledge base and operating experience.”

Focus is initially on bulk sales in which product will be delivered in trucks, rail, ship in bulk and one ton capacity bulk bags. Control of the deposits will be done through turnkey mining contracts reducing the need for personnel management and related equipment capitalization. The Company is also in negotiations to use port facilities in Long Beach and Stockton to facilitate large overseas sales.

The company is a reporting issuer and accordingly provides quarterly filings that are available to all shareholders and/or potential investors. Purebase currently trades on the OTCB: PUBC, but anticipates migrating to the AMEC (or other senior Exchange) as and when appropriate.

Executive Management Group

 Scott Dockter | President | CEO

Mr. Dockter has had comprehensive involvement in all aspects of the mining business, including exploration, permitting, mine development, financing, operations, asset acquisitions, and marketing and sales. His experience covers a wide range of commodities including industrial minerals, gold, silver, copper and other precious metals. In addition, he has personally owned mines, operated mines, constructed mine infrastructures (physical, production and process) and produced precious metals.

Al Calvanico | Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Calvanico holds an Executive Master’s degree of Business Administration as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics – Accounting. Mr. Calvanico has accumulated nearly 30 years of senior financial management experience having served most recently as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Robar Enterprises Inc. and its subsidiaries. Mr. Calvanico developed his strong technical operating and systems experience skills. In addition, Mr. Calvanico provides strong financial and technical skill sets as well. Mr. Calvanico career highlights included, being responsible for the implementation of all company accounting systems while simultaneously overseeing and being instrumental in helping grow the previous company’s revenues from $100 million per year to $2 billion. Mr. Calvanico’s financial and management expertise will play an important role in supporting Purebase during this critical growth period.

Robert Hurtado | Vice President of Agricultural Research

Mr. Hurtado possesses over 35 years’ experience in agriculture, and over that course of time has managed large farming operations including sugar cane mills, banana companies, melons, vegetables and energy crops. Mr. Hurtado has occupied positions of Vice President of Product Development, Executive Director, President and CEO in several agricultural holdings in Latin America, Europe, and the Western United States. He has also consulted on agricultural technologies for several companies in California, Arizona, Mexico, The Netherlands, Ecuador and Nicaragua.

Mr. Hurtado has been involved in developing and establishing pre-and post-harvest organic and sustainable technologies for over two decades. His experience includes applied field research, identifying and establishing new markets in different countries, while developing new product lines for specific crop types and environmental conditions. Robert is a member of the International Society for Horticultural Science, the Soil Science of America, and the American Society of Agronomy.

Mr. Hurtado is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley with degrees in Economics and Development Studies and has conducted several post-graduate studies at Instituto Centroamericano de Administración de Empresas (INCAE) Business School, Nicaragua.  It should be noted that INCAE is Spanish for the “Central American Institute of Business Administration.

Board of Directors

Scott Dockter | Chairman

Mr. Dockter has had comprehensive involvement in all aspects of the mining business, including exploration, permitting, mine development, financing, operations, asset acquisitions, and marketing and sales. His experience covers a wide range of commodities including industrial minerals, gold, silver, copper and other precious metals. In addition, he has personally owned mines, operated mines, constructed mine infrastructures (physical, production and process) and produced precious metals.

John Bremer | Director

John Bremer is a seasoned executive, managing successful businesses for the past 35 years. He is a senior executive of U.S Mine Corp. and remains the current CEO of GroWest, Inc. a holding company with subsidiary companies in the heavy equipment rental and property development business in California. Mr. Bremer started his career teaching college level horticulture and soil science classes and went on to manage large mining operations for Riverside Cement and the California Portland Cement Company. During this time, he helped design material input methodologies to reduce the Nitrogen Oxide emissions from calcining cement, and this interaction and knowledge of the cement industry pioneered the creation of proprietary cement replacement products. Mr. Bremer also owned and operated an enterprise organic composting operation, servicing Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside Counties, which were subsequently sold to what is today part of The Carlyle Group. Mr. Bremer earned his Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Business from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California.

John Gingerich | Director

Mr. Gingerich is a recognized leader within the mining and associated technology communities. He has served on several industry and government boards and committees, including the Exploration Division of the Canadian Mining Industry Research Organization (Chairman) and the Ontario Geological Survey Advisory Board (Chairman). Mr. Gingerich, P. Geo is a professional geophysicist (APGO) with over 35 years’ experience in the exploration and mining industry technology. Previously holding the position of Director of Research of Technical Innovation within Noranda Exploration, Mr. Gingerich was an instrumental part of the senior management team and fundamental in the evaluation, acquisition, and development of mineral opportunities within North America and around the world. Mr. Gingerich went on to found Geotechnical Business Solutions (GBS), a company dedicated to financing as well as the development of exploration opportunities and related technology. Mr. Gingerich was also a founder of the Niskibi Group of Companies that focused on business development opportunities within the aboriginal communities. Mr. Gingerich serves as Chairman to Bactech Environmental Corporation and has recently joined Prolithic Inc. a company focused on providing bespoke business solutions for companies in the resources and technology sectors.

Calvin Lim | Director

Calvin Lim, appointed to the Board of Directors on October 27, 2014. Mr. Lim obtained his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Sacramento State University. Currently he has over 36 years of Business and Management experience accumulative. Adding to his management repute, Mr. Lim has owned and operated two large Chinese restaurants in the Sacramento Valley ranging from 1981 to 2003. In addition, Mr. Lim had served as President of Hoi Sing Inc. from 1984 to 2006, at which time he spearheaded investments in properties located throughout Hong Kong.