Management Team

John Gammack | CEO & President

John Gammack is a long term supporter of Far, and brings extensive experience working with both public and private companies, including oil and gas, mining and technology. He has been involved in securing over $300 million dollars in financings over the last thirty years. He currently sits on the board of four companies: ENE-MIN Development Corp (a private lithium exploration and development company); Transylvania Metals (a private polymetallic exploration and development company); BE4 Resources (beryllium); and Agrocasa CBD Commodity Inc. (hemp).

Robert G. Dinning, CA, CPA | CFO & Board Member

Mr. Dinning is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Professional Accountant. Mr. Dinning has been self-employed providing consulting services in financial and business services in the natural resource industry, including to mining and oil and gas industry companies listed on public stock exchanges. He has also served as officer and director of various mining/oil exploration companies. Mr. Dinning served as CFO and later CEO of Apolo Gold & Silver, an OTC-listed company, from 1999 to 2012; CEO of Industrial Minerals Ltd., the owner of a large graphite property in Northern Ontario, from 2006 to 2010; Chairman and director of Paramount Gold and Silver Corp., a TSX-listed company, from 2008 to 2015; officer of ATAC Resources Ltd., a TSX Venture Exchange-listed company, from 2010 to 2012; CEO of Simba Energy Inc. (formerly Goldstar Resources), a TSX-listed company, from 2009 to 2016 and director of Simba Energy Inc. from 2016 to present and Chairman and CEO of Meadow Bay Gold Corp. from 2010 to 2016. Mr. Dinning attended the University of Alberta and obtained his CA designation in 1963 with Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co. (now, KPMG). 

Lindsay Bottomer P.Geo |  Geoscientific Advisor

Lindsay has over 45 years of experience in international exploration and development, most recently focused on epithermal gold and porphyry copper-gold exploration in the American Cordillera and Central Asia.He and company founder Keith Anderson conducted the initial site visit and recognized the potential for high grade epithermal silver-gold mineralization in the historic mining camp which has been dormant since the early 1980s.

Vancouver-based geological consultant with over 40 years worldwide experience. Recently retired from Entrée Gold after 10 years as VP Acquisitions/Corporate Development; major involvement in exploration of Oyu Tolgoi concessions in Mongolia, leading to discovery and delineation of Hugo North Extension Cu-Au and Heruga Cu-Au-Mo porphyry deposits, and acquisition of Ann Mason Cu-Mo porphyry in Nevada.Significant previous experience with epithermal Ag-Au deposits in North and South America and Eastern Australia, and Archean lode Au deposits in Canada and Australia. 

James H. Coleman | QC, Advisor

Mr. Coleman is currently the Executive Director and Chairman of the Board of Gold Reserve. Mr. Coleman became a Director in February 1994 and Chairman of the Board in 2004. Mr. Coleman is a senior partner of the law firm of Norton Rose Fulbright. He is also a Director of several Canadian companies in the natural resource sector. Mr. Coleman also serves as a Director of Great Basin Energies, Inc. and MGC Ventures, Inc.

Victor Cantore | Advisor

Mr. Cantore is currently the President and CEO, Director of Amex Exploration. Mr. Cantore is a seasoned capital markets professional specializing in the resource and hi-tech sectors. He has more than 20 years of advisory and leadership experience having begun his career in 1992 as an investment advisor and then moving into management roles at both public and private companies. During his career he has organized and structured numerous equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, joint venture partnerships and strategic alliances. Mr. Cantore serves on the boards of various companies both private and public.

The Honorable, John D. Reynolds | Advisor

Hon. Reynolds career includes substantial experience in venture capital development, consumer products marketing, resource sector development and elected political office, both federal and provincial. Hon. Reynolds was appointed as a member o f the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada on February 6th, 2006. In March, he was appointed as a Senior Strategic Advisor to McMillan LLP in Vancouver.

Marius Van Andel | Advisor

Mr. Van Andel has a M.Sc. Agriculture and Doctoral Degree Economics from Erasmus University, Rotterdam the Netherlands. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario. Mr. Van Andel has extensive international work experience in the Netherlands, Israel, and P.R. China. Mr. Van Andel held positions with Peat Marwick Mitchell (now K.P.M.G.), University of Guelph, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and the University of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He also held positions with the Nanjing Institute of Technology, Nanjing, P.R. China G&D Law Firm, Nanjing, P.R. China. 

Mark Fedikow, P. GEO   |   QP

Dr. Fedikow has over 40 years of experience as an exploration geochemist and mineral deposits geologist working in both private and public sectors. He is a Fellow at the Association of Applied Geochemists, where he’s previously worked as a councilor. Dr. Fedikow has also served on numerous industry-related committees. Since 2002, he has been the President of Mount Morgan Resources Ltd., a mining exploration company. Dr. Fedikow pioneered the application of regional multimedia geochemical and mineralogical surveys in support of base and precious metal and diamond exploration in Manitoba.

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