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Touchstone Exploration Inc (PBEGF.PK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Paul Baay

2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Scott Budau

2016 Chief Financial Officer, IR Contact Officer

James Shipka

2014 Chief Operating Officer

Thomas Valentine

Corporate Secretary, Director

Andrea Hatzinikolas

2011 Assistant Corporate Secretary

John Wright

56 2014 Director

Kenneth McKinnon

2000 Independent Director

Trevor Mitzel

2014 Independent Director

Corey Ruttan

2010 Independent Director

Harrie Vredenburg

2006 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Paul Baay

Scott Budau

James Shipka

Thomas Valentine

Mr. Thomas E. Valentine is Corporate Secretary, Director of Touchstone Exploration Inc. Mr. Valentine Senior Partner of Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, a national law firm in Canada and a member of the global Norton Rose Fulbright Group.

Andrea Hatzinikolas

Ms. Andrea Hatzinikolas is Assistant Corporate Secretary of Touchstone Exploration Inc. Andrea joined Petrobank as General Counsel in January 2007 and Corporate Secretary of Petrominerales Ltd. Prior to joining Petrobank, Ms. Hatzinikolas was an associate in a law firm in Calgary, with a practice focusing on securities and corporate law. Ms. Hatzinikolas received her Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta in 1999 and Bachelor of Laws degree in 2003.

John Wright

Mr. John D. Wright is Director of Touchstone Exploration Inc. Mr. Wright has been President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Company since March 2000. Mr. Wright is also the President and Chief Executive Officer of Petrominerales Ltd. and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PetroBakken.

Kenneth McKinnon

Mr. Kenneth R. McKinnon is Independent Director of Touchstone Exploration Inc. Mr. McKinnon obtained his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary (Accounting) in 1980 and obtained his Bachelor of Laws from Queens University in 1983. Mr. McKinnon was Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of the Company from November 1997 to March 2000. Mr. McKinnon is also a director of PetroBakken Energy Ltd. and Petrominerales Ltd. Over this time he gained experience in analyzing financial statements and he has an understanding of internal controls and procedures for financial reporting and has experience supervising persons engaged in the preparation, analysis and evaluation of financial statements. He has gained an understanding of Audit Committee functions through his involvement with the Company and other public corporations. In 2006, he earned the ICD.D designation of the Institute of Corporate Directors, as a certified corporate director.

Trevor Mitzel

Mr. Trevor Mitzel serves as the Independent Director of Touchstone Exploration Inc. Mr. Mitzel has acted as the Chief Financial Officer of Big Country Energy Services LP (an oil services company) since January 2005. Prior to joining Big Country, Mr. Mitzel was the Chief Financial Officer of Arsenal Energy Inc. from September of 2004 to January of 2005. Additionally, Mr. Mitzel was the Chief Financial Officer of Environmental Management Solutions Inc. from April of 2002 to March of 2004. From April 2000 to April 2002, Mr. Mitzel was a Corporate Analyst in the corporate finance department of the Toronto Stock Exchange, where he reviewed new listings and major transactions of listed companies. Mr. Mitzel received his Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Calgary in 1996, received his Chartered Accountant designation in 1999 and his Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 2000.

Corey Ruttan

Mr. Corey C. Ruttan is an Independent Director of Touchstone Exploration Inc. Mr. Ruttan is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Petrominerales Ltd. and was the Senior Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Petrobank from November 2008 until August 2010. Previously, Mr. Ruttan was the Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Petrobank from May 2007 to November 2008; Vice President Finance of Petrobank from May 2006 to May 2007; Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Petrominerales Ltd. From May 2006 to May 2010; and Director of Corporate Finance and Investor Relations of Petrobank from July 2003 to May 2006. Mr. Ruttan has also been a Director of PetroBakken since July 30, 2009.

Harrie Vredenburg

Dr. Harrie Vredenburg is Independent Director of Touchstone Exploration Inc. He is Professor of Strategy Management and Suncor Energy Chair in Competitive Strategy and Sustainable Development at the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business, and was the founding director of Haskayne’s International Resource Industries and Sustainability Studies (IRIS) from 1994 to 2007. Prior thereto, Mr. Vredenburg was the academic chair of the Latin American MSc. program in energy and environment from 1996 to 2006. Before joining the Haskayne School of Business at University of Calgary, Dr. Vredenburg was a professor at McGill University’s Desautels Management School. Dr. Vredenburg’s research, focused on competitive strategy, innovation and sustainable development in global energy and natural resource industries, has been published in the international management journals. Prior to his academic career, Dr. Vredenburg was a financial products marketing manager with American Express in Toronto and New York. For more than 25 years he has worked as a consultant to both corporations and governments. Dr. Vredenburg earned a Ph.D. in strategic management from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario in 1986 and holds MBA (International Business and Finance) and BA (History) degrees from McMaster University and the University of Toronto, respectively. In 2005, Dr. Vredenburg earned the ICD.D designation of the Institute of Corporate Directors, as a certified corporate director. He was certified as a mediator by the Consensus Building Institute (Harvard-MIT Public Disputes Program) in 1997.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Paul Baay

425,229

Scott Budau

303,935

James Shipka

303,685

Thomas Valentine

17,490

Andrea Hatzinikolas

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John Wright

32,343

Kenneth McKinnon

30,677

Trevor Mitzel

26,270

Corey Ruttan

29,027

Harrie Vredenburg

23,202
As Of  30 Dec 2015