People: Timberline Resources Corp (TBR.V)

TBR.V on TSX Venture Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Paul Dircksen

67 2011 Executive Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Randal Hardy

51 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Secretary, Director

Steven Osterberg

52 2012 Vice President - Exploration

Leigh Freeman

63 2013 Independent Director

Robert Martinez

66 2010 Independent Director

Vance Thornsberry

65 2006 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Paul Dircksen

Mr. Paul E. Dircksen is an Executive Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Timberline Resources Corp. Mr. Dircksen has over 35 years of experience in the mining and exploration industry, serving in executive, managerial, and technical roles at several companies. He has been a director since January 2005 and the company's Vice President of Exploration from May 2006 to January 2012. Mr. Dircksen became Executive Chairman in September 2009 and was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in March 2011. Working in the United States and internationally, he has a technical background, serving as a team member on approximately nine gold discoveries, seven of which later became operating mines. From January 2005 to May 2006 he was self-employed as a consulting geologist until joining Timberline Resources. Mr. Dircksen was the president of Brett Resources from January 2004 to December 2004, and prior to that, from January 2003 to December 2003, he was President of Bravo Venture Group, a junior exploration company. During 2002 he was self-employed as an independent mineral geologist. Between 1987 and 2001, Mr. Dircksen was Senior Vice-President of Exploration for Orvana Minerals Corp. He holds an M.S. in Geology from the University of Nevada. Mr. Dircksen currently serves as a director of Bravada Gold Corporation and International Northair Mines Ltd., and is employed on a full-time basis with Timberline Resources.

Randal Hardy

Mr. Randal L. Hardy is Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Secretary, Director of Timberline Resources Corp. He is appointed has Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Secretary of the Company, effective December 31, 2013. In March 2011, Paul Dircksen was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Mr. Hardy continued as the Chief Financial Officer and a Director of the Company. Prior to his appointment by the company, since September 2006, Mr. Hardy was the President of HuntMountain Resources, a publicly held U.S.-based junior exploration company. Prior to that, from August 2005, he was HuntMountain’s Chief Financial Officer. Previously, from 1997 to 2005, he held positions as President and CEO of Sunshine Minting, Inc. a privately held, precious metal custom minting and manufacturing firm. Prior to his tenure at Sunshine Minting, Inc., Mr. Hardy has served as Treasurer of the NYSE-listed Sunshine Mining and Refining Company. Mr. Hardy has a Business Administration degree from Boise State University and has attained certifications as a Certified Management Accountant and a Certified Cash Manager. Mr. Hardy currently serves as a director of HuntMountain Resources Ltd. and Rae-Wallace Mining Company and is employed on a full-time basis with Timberline Resources.

Steven Osterberg

Dr. Steven Osterberg, Ph.D., P.G., Q.P., has been appointed as Vice President - Exploration of Timberline Resources Corporation effective February 1, 2012. Prior to his appointment, since April 2009, Dr. Osterberg was a Senior Geologist with Tetra Tech, Inc., a mining-related consulting firm. From November 2004 through March 2009, Dr. Osterberg was an independent consulting geologist. During this period, Dr. Osterberg also co-founded Jack’s Fork Exploration, Inc., a privately held mineral exploration company, where he continues to serve as a Director. From 2002 to 2004, Dr. Osterberg was a Senior Geologist at Tetra Tech-MFG, Inc. Dr. Osterberg holds a Ph.D. in geology from the University of Minnesota and is a licenced professional geologist (P.G.) and qualified person (QP) with the Society of Mining and Metallurgy (SME).

Leigh Freeman

Mr. Leigh W. Freeman has been appointed as Independent Director of Timberline Resources Corp. He has over 40 years of experience in the mining industry. At present, he is General Manager and Principal with Downing Teal Inc., a global recruiting organization serving the resource and construction industries and is also the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Blue Sun Energy, Inc., a private, technology-based alternative energy company. Mr. Freeman has served in technical, managerial and executive potitions with junior and senior mining and service companies. He was a co-founder, President and Director of Orvana Minerals and also held several positions with Placer Dome. Mr. Freeman also serves as a trustee of the Montana Tech Foundation and on the industry advisory board for the mining programs at the University of Arizona, Montana Tech and South Dakota School of Mines. In addition, he co-chaired the Education Sustainability Committee for the Society of Mining Engineers.

Robert Martinez

Mr. Robert Martinez is an Independent Director of Timberline Resources Corp. He is a metallurgical engineer with over 35 years of experience in the mining and exploration industry. Since May 2005, Mr. Martinez has been an independent mine management and metallurgical consultant. In addition, from May 2005 until September 2008, Mr. Martinez was a member of the Board of Directors of Metallica Resources Inc., and from August 2005 until May 2009, he was a member of the Board of Directors of Zacoro Metals. From August 1988 until December 2004, Mr. Martinez held various management and executive positions at NYSE-listed Coeur d’Alene Mines Corporation including serving as Vice President and General Manager of the Rochester Mine, Vice President of Engineering and Operations, Senior Vice President of Operations, and President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Martinez holds a B.S. in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Arizona and has completed graduate work in business at Western New Mexico University and Dartmouth College. Mr. Martinez currently serves as a director of both Riverstone Resources Inc. and Global Minerals Ltd.

Vance Thornsberry

Mr. Vance V. Thornsberry is Independent Director of Timberline Resources Corp. He is a Registered Professional Geologist with over 35 years of experience in the mining and exploration industry. Since February 2011, Mr. Thornsberry has been the Vice President of Exploration for Calico Resources, a mineral exploration company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange in Canada. From December 2007 until February 2011, Mr. Thornsberry worked as a consulting geologist. From January 2005 until December 2007, Mr. Thornsberry served as a consulting geologist and Vice-President of Exploration for Northland Resources. He also served as Vice President of Exploration for Timberline from January 2004 to May 2006. From 1997 through December 2004, Mr. Thornsberry consulted for a variety of exploration companies, including Golden Queen Mining Company, Beartooth Mining Company, Thunder Mountain LLC and Romarco Minerals. He held senior positions with Inspiration Development Company in the 1970s and 1980s, and has since worked as a consulting geologist for over fifteen mining companies worldwide. He holds a B.S. in Geology from the University of Missouri.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Paul Dircksen

397,298

Randal Hardy

373,303

Steven Osterberg

167,500

Leigh Freeman

--

Robert Martinez

--

Vance Thornsberry

--
As Of 29 Sep 2012

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