Garfield MacVeigh, B.Sc., the founding President & CEO of Constantine, is a geologist with over 38 years of experience in mineral exploration across Canada, the US, and Central America. Garfield's work has contributed to the success of many discoveries, including the Hoyle Pond gold deposit (Timmins, Ontario), the HW deposit and other zones at the Buttle Lake/Myra Falls VMS deposits (British Columbia), the Red Mountain gold deposit (British Columbia), the Niblack deposit (Southeast Alaska), and the Blue Moon VMS deposit (California). He is a founding member and past President, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Rubicon Minerals Corp., which formerly held the Palmer Property. Garfield is actively involved in all aspects of the Company's operations and is frequently on-site during the summer field season in Haines. Garfield, a dual-citizen of Canada and the US, grew up in the mining communities of northern Ontario, Canada and was educated at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. The son of a geologist, Garfield was introduced to mining at a very early age. Traveling frequently between Vancouver and Newfoundland where he is also Director of another successful VMS explorer (Paragon Minerals), Garfield enjoys the outdoors and always finds time to play horseshoes and the bagpipes.
Darwin Green, B.Sc. (Hons.), M.Sc., P.Geo., joined Constanine in 2008 and serves as Vice President, Exploration where he oversees the technical progress of the company, including managing the summer exploration program at the Alaska field camp. Darwin's involvement with the Palmer Project dates back to the late 1990s when he was working for Rubicon Minerals Corporation and studying the property for his Master's thesis. More recently, Darwin served as Vice President, Exploration for Niblack Mining Corporation where he led a major underground exploration program on the Niblack VMS deposit located on Prince of Wales Island. For this work, Darwin was a co-recipient of the 2008 Commissioner's Award for Project Excellence by the Alaska State Mine Permitting team. Darwin grew up in a small community on Vancouver Island off the west coast of British Columbia, and now resides with his family in North Vancouver, BC. He is a graduate of the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and Carleton University in Ottawa. On weekends, Darwin can be found playing hockey, surfing in Tofino, or working on home renovations.
Tara Christie, B.A.Sc, M.A.Sc., P.Eng., is a Director of Constantine, a Geological Engineer and Geologist. She is primarily responsible for overseeing the environmental baseline and community relations programs for Constantine. Tara is an owner/ operator of a placer gold mine near Dawson City, Yukon. While Tara lives and works within Yukon most of the year, she also assists in the Vancouver office with investor relations and other corporate operations.
Presently, Tara sits on the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board, is a Yukon Salmon Sub-committee member, and is also a Director of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada. Tara was the past President of the Klondike Placer Miners Association in the Yukon Territory. Tara is actively involved in various volunteer and non-profit associations. Tara also enjoys golf, skiing and traveling and will have to challenge Liz to a game of scrabble when time permits.
Wayne Livingstone, B.Sc., M.Sc., founded Constantine in 2006 to actively explore the Palmer Project as its principal activity. Wayne has been active in mineral exploration and development geology for over 40 years. Wayne currently serves as Chairman of the Board for Constantine, as well as a Director. Though also working projects in Nevada and Peru, Wayne is very active in Constantine’s corporate and technical operations.
Wayne’s past exploration activities have led to the successful development of a Nevada heap leach gold mine, private placer mining in the Yukon, and the grass-roots discovery of a 2,000,000+ oz. gold resource currently under development evaluation in Peru. Wayne has seen first hand how mining exploration and development can positively impact communities associated with these activities and looks forward to see the Palmer story unfold with successful exploration and community support.
Liz Cornejo, B.Sc. (Hons.), M.Sc., is a geologist who is primarily responsible for data collection and camp operations when working at the Alaska field camp. During the off-season, Liz works in the corporate office assisting with data compilation and interpretation, investor relations, and corporate operations. Prior to joining the Constantine team in the spring of 2009, Liz worked on the Niblack Project on Prince of Wales Island. Liz is a dual-citizen who was born in Vancouver, raised in Fargo, ND, and now resides again in Vancouver. After traveling around Brazil for a year as a Rotary Club exchange student, she attended Carleton University in Ottawa, ON for both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees where she received the Senate Medal for Outstanding Academic Achievement in 2008 for her work on the geochemistry of seafloor volcanoes. In her free time, Liz enjoys yoga, skiing, and playing Scrabble.
Shayne Price has worked for Constantine since the first field season in 2006. As senior geotechnician and mountaineer, Shayne is an invaluable member of the field team and is responsible for technical operations both in the 33-mile camp and up on the mountain top. Shayne's first visit to the property, however, was back in 1999 while working as a field mapping assistant for Darwin Green. Shayne, like Darwin, is also a native of Vancouver Island. During the off-season, Shayne works in construction and lives on a sailboat with his family in Victoria, BC. He plans to one day take his family on a sailing trip through the South Pacific.