Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Li joins Snow Lake Lithium with over 15 years of experience in accounting, audit and executive level financial management. Prior to joining Snow Lake, Mr. Li held the role of Chief Financial Officer with Branson Corporate Services Ltd., providing outsourced fractional CFO functions and executive level financial services to public companies, including preparation of IFRS-compliant financial statements and MD&A. Mr. Li's relevant public company engagements included Jubilee Gold Exploration (JUB) and US Critical Metals Corp. (USCM).
Previously, he served roles as Manager, External Reporting at Sears Canada Inc., and Senior Auditor at McGovern, Hurley, LLP. Mr. Li is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from McGill University.
VP of Resource Development and Director
Mr. Schultz has served as the Company’s Vice President of Resource Development since October 20, 2021 and as a member of the Board since May 2018. Mr. Schultz served as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer and Secretary from December 2019 to October 20, 2021. In 2019, Mr. Schultz also managed the exploration program on the Estelle project in Alaska for Nova Minerals Limited. From 2018 through 2019, he completed field mapping and sampling of the Temagami green stone belt for Temagami BLUE Inc. and Progenitor Metals Corp. Between 2017 and 2018, Mr. Schultz managed a 4000m diamond drill campaign on the lithium property now owned by the Company, for the previous operator, Nova Minerals Limited. From 2016 to 2017, while working for Cobalt Power, he logged core in the Northern Ontario Cobalt Mining Camp. Mr. Schultz has 30 years of exploration and mining experience through roles at Echo Bay Lupin Mine in the summer of 1986 and 1987, Claude Resources Seabee Mine from March of 1992 to April 1995, Battle Mountain’s Hemlo Camp and Kori Kollo Mine from May of 1995 to April of 2000, and TVX New Britannia Mine, in Snow Lake, Manitoba, from December of 2002 to January 2004. Mr. Schultz has also provided geological consulting services in South and Central America and Asia, and is currently the Principle Geologist with DJS Consulting. He is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan with a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Geological Sciences and is a member of the Engineers and Geoscientists of Manitoba.
Vice President, Exploration
Mr. Youngs joined our company in January 2018 and has served as our Vice President of Exploration since November 2018. Mr. Youngs has more than 25 years of experience in mining exploration. In a number of private and publicly traded junior mining companies, including Randsburg International Gold Corp. from May 2003 to June 2005, Wabana Exploration Inc. from 1999 to 2001 and Meegwich Consultants from 1996 to 2003. He has worked throughout Canada and internationally, as senior airborne geophysics technician with Geotech Ltd. Inc., from June 2008 to December 2017. Mr. Youngs graduated from Northern College – Haileybury School of Mines, Mining Engineering Technician program and is a member of the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists. He has also received a GIS Specialist Diploma from Sault College and a Computer Graphics Design Diploma from Sheridan College.