Board of Directors

Larry Lahusen (B.Sc. Geol.) - Director, C.E.O.

Mr. Lahusen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the University of New Mexico (1969) and has been active as an exploration geologist for over thirty years. His exploration focus has been in precious metals, base metals and uranium. Larry began his career exploring for uranium deposits in the Colorado Plateau region, USA. Later, as a district and an independent geologist, Larry directed and designed exploration programs that resulted in the discovery and subsequent development of the two uranium deposits located in the Lisbon Valley District, Utah. During the period from 1986-1997, he worked as the VP Exploration for several publicly traded junior exploration companies supervising gold exploration programs throughout western Canada. Larry has significant experience raising public and private venture capital for mineral exploration, has structured numerous joint venture deals and prospectus-level financing. Larry has been a public director of several resource companies for twenty years. In 1997 he formed Uravan Minerals Inc. With his specialized knowledge and experience in precious and base metals, Larry intends to make Uravan a leader in North American mineral exploration.

Dr. Larry Hulbert, (B.Sc. (Hons.) and M.Sc. Geology, and D.SC, P.Geo), Director

Dr. Hulbert holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. from the University of Regina (1975-78) and a D.Sc. from the University of Pretoria, South Africa (1983). Dr. Hulbert has been registered as a Professional Geoscientist since 2003 and as a Qualified Person for the purpose of National Instrument 43-101.  From 1984 to 2007 Dr. Hulbert was employed by the Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) conducting research on the metallogeny of mafic-ultramafic rocks with an emphasis on Ni-Cu-PGE mineralization. Dr. Hulbert left the GSC in 2007. From 2007 to the present he has been working as a Ni-Cu-PGE specialist consulting for exploration companies engaged in Ni-Cu-PGE and Cr-V exploration in Canada, USA and Mexico. Dr. Hulbert has authored numerous professional papers, was the recipient of the Barlow Medal from CIM in 1993, a Robinson Distinguished Lecturer for the Geological and Mineralogical Association of Canada for 2001-2002, and in 2003 received the Earth Sciences Sector Merit Award from Natural Resources Canada.

Torrie Chartier, (M.Sc. Geology, and MBA), Director and CFO

Ms. Torrie Chartier holds a M.Sc. from Michigan Technology University (1983) and an MBA from the University of Calgary, Alberta (1992). Torrie has been registered as a Professions Geoscientist (P. Geol.) and as a Qualified Person for the purpose of National Instrument 43-101. Torrie has about 28 years of experience in the diamond exploration industry.  From 1983 to present Torrie has worked as a independent consultant and diamond exploration specialist managing exploration projects for various junior diamond companies and has been directly involved in the discovery of kimberlites in the Great Lakes Region of Michigan in the US as well as NWT, Nunavut, Labrador, and Ontario in Canada and in Western Greenland.  In addition to Torrie’s diamond exploration carrier, she is the company manager of Elbow River Helicopters, a Calgary based business. The company is family owned by her husband and herself. 

Paul Stacey, (B.Sc (Hons.) Geography), Director

Mr. Paul Stacey holds a B.Sc in Geography from Carleton University (1994) and has over fifteen (15) years' experience as a GIS and IT specialist for mineral exploration and mining.  He operates his own mineral resources consulting company where he manages large datasets and outputs the information into key map visualization components for timely analysis and effective decision making.  Operating through his consulting company, Mr. Stacey has provided high-end data management services, analysis and visualization to clients such as Cliffs, Falconbridge/Glencore, Pure Nickel, Macdonald Mines, Nickel North, Duluth Metals, and Walbridge Mining.  Since 2005, Paul has been a key GIS/IT consultant and data manager for Uravan.