People

Doris Meyer

Director
Doris Meyer gained her experience in the mining industry in performing the role of Vice President, Finance and Corporate Secretary of Queenstake from 1985 to 2004. While at Queenstake, she was a part of or led negotiations of joint venture and acquisition agreements, and equity and debt financings. She was a key member of the team that negotiated the acquisition of the Jerritt Canyon mine in Nevada. Ms. Meyer organized Golden Oak in 1996 with Queenstake as her first client. Since that time Golden Oak has provided publicly traded mineral exploration companies with administrative, financial reporting and corporate compliance services. Ms. Meyer holds the position of Corporate Secretary and in some cases as a director of several mineral exploration companies trading on the TSX and TSX Venture stock exchanges.

Dan O'Brien, CPA, CA

Director and President
Dan O'Brien has been with Golden Oak since 2012, where he holds the position of Chief Financial Officer for several mineral exploration companies trading on the TSX and TSX Venture stock exchanges. He is a current member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia having obtained his CA designation in 2006. Dan previously spent 8 years with Davidson & Company LLP Chartered Professional Accountants (D&Co) where he specialized in the audit of public companies in the mining and resource sector.

Ben Meyer, Paralegal

Director, Vice President and Secretary
Ben Meyer has been with Golden Oak since 2005 and has industry experience of over 10 years. Ben holds the position of Assistant Corporate Secretary to Golden Oak's clients. Ben has completed the Legal Administrative Assistant and Paralegal programs at the University of the Fraser Valley.

Brian Pogue, CPA, CA

Controller
Brian Pogue has been with Golden Oak since March 2018. Brian is the Controller of Golden Oak for various mineral exploration companies trading on the TSX and TSX Venture stock exchanges. Brian obtained his CA designation in 2009 and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia. He started his career with DMCL Chartered Professional Accountants, where he spent over five years with the company, specializing in the audit and reviews of public companies. Before joining Golden Oak, Brian worked as a Finance Manager within the FinTech industry and prior to that, worked with Central 1 Credit Union for more than three years as Senior Accountant, Regulatory Reporting and Financial Reporting.

Jeanette Scott, CPA, CMA

Accounting
Jeanette Scott has been with Golden Oak since December 2016. Jeanette is a Chartered Professional Accountant and serves as Senior Accountant for Golden Oak's various clients.

Marlies Elke

Accounting
Marlies Elke (aka, Mars) has been with Golden Oak since February 2009. Mars holds the position of Accountant for Golden Oak's various clients.

Debbie Bodette

Accounting
Debbie Bodette has been with Golden Oak since October 2019. Debbie holds the position of Accountant for Golden Oak's various clients.