Richard H. DeVoto

RICHARD H. DE VOTO is President, Chairman, and CEO of Canyon
Resources Corporation, a company involved in the exploration,
production and sale of precious minerals in the western US and
Latin America. Dr. De Voto has had over 40 years of experience in
natural resource exploration and management. He was a co-founder
of Canyon in 1979 and a founding Director of Delta Gold in
Australia from 1984 through 1990. From 1966 to 1987, he was also
a Professor of Geology at the Colorado School of Mines. He
received an MSc degree in Civil Engineering and a Doctor of
Science degree in Geology from the Colorado School of Mines in
1961. Dr. De Voto is Professor Emeritus of the Colorado School of
Mines and a registered Professional Engineer in the State of