Borden R. Putnam

BORDEN R. PUTNAM III is a Chief Geologist and Principal of Robertson
Stephens Investment Management. Previously, he was associated with
Mineral Resources Development, Inc., as a vice president of Geology and
Modeling and with Geochemical Services, Inc., as a vice president and
director of Property Evaluations. Mr. Putnam was also senior geologist-
district manager at Newmont Exploration, Ltd., and project geologist,
field geologist at AMAX Exploration, Inc. He earned his Bachelor’s
degree in Geology-Geochemistry from the New Mexico School of Mining and
Technology and his M.S. degree in Geology-Geochemistry from the New
Mexico School of Mines. He is a Registered Professional Geologist in
both California and Wyoming, a Fellow of the Society of Economics
Geologists, a member of the SEG International Exchange Lectureship
Committee and a member of the American Association of Petroleum
Geologist. He was also president of the Geologist Society of Nevada-Elko
Chapter in 1990 and editor-Great Basin of the Society of Economic
Geologists Newsletter from 1990-1993. Mr. Putnam is married, has four
children and describes himself as a quasi-professional musician.