June 17, 2004 - Robert C. Carne, President, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Bruce Kenway, Mr. Jim Stephen and Mr. Peter Beaudoin to the Board of Directors of ATAC Resources Ltd. Mr. Kenway will also become the Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr. Stephen has recently been appointed CEO.
Mr. Kenway is a founding member of Kenway Mack Slusarchuk Stewart LLP, Chartered Accountants. He obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 1973. Since 1994, Mr. Kenway has sat on the board of Hawker Resources Inc. (formerly Synsorb Biotech Inc.), an oil and gas company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Mr. Stephen is a successful self-employed businessman, who has been involved in mineral exploration since the early 1970s. He was a director and president of several junior mining companies during the 1980s and 1990s, including Big Creek Resources Ltd. (now Great Basin Gold Ltd.), All-North Resources Ltd., NDU Resources Ltd. and others. He also sits on the board of Cash Minerals Ltd. and Strategic Metals Ltd., which are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. Mr. Beaudoin is a consulting geological engineer who worked in the Placer Dome Inc. organization as a geologist and mining engineer from 1968 to 2000. Since then he has been a consultant specializing in open pit mine design.
To facilitate the appointments of the new board members, Mr. Doug Eaton and Mr. Bill Wengzynowski did not stand for re-election as directors. Mr. Eaton remains an officer of the company holding the positions of CFO and COO.
For more information regarding ATAC or its projects please contact Rob Carne or Doug Eaton at 604-688-2568.
ATAC RESOURCES LTD.
Per: Robert C. Carne, President
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