About Us

Jeff Stibbard, P.Eng.

Chief Executive Officer

Jeff is the founder and CEO of JDS Energy & Mining. He is a mining engineer with over 30 years of experience in mine design, construction and operations.

Kevin Mather, P.Eng., M.Sc.


Kevin is a highly driven, self-motivated, young mining and construction executive with 15+ years of experience in the Canadian resource industry.

Victoria Viveash, CPA, CMA

Chief Financial Officer

Victoria has been with JDS since 2012, leading the economic valuation group and now leads the Company’s Finance and Accounting Team.

Brent Gilchrist

President – JDS Resources Inc.

Brent is an accomplished finance executive with extensive experience in the investment and banking sectors. He is currently the President of JDS Resources Inc.

Gord Doerksen, P.Eng.

VP Engineering

Gord is a registered professional mining engineer and has over 20 years of operating experience in Canada, the US and Africa.

Dan Johnson, P.E.

VP Projects

Dan has over 30 years of experience as a civil engineer and professional mining engineer. His expertise ranges from mine design, construction, and operations, to finance and corporate management.

Gord Bussieres

VP Construction

Gord has been with the company since its inception and has participated in every major project undertaken. Overseeing all JDS field operations with particular attention to project reporting, site safety and logistics management.

Garett Macdonald, P.Eng

VP Project Development

Garett is an accomplished mining executive with 20 years of industry experience including an extensive background in project development and mine operations.

Wayne Corso, P.E.

VP Engineering

Wayne received his Mining Engineering degree from the Colorado School of Mines in 1984. Wayne has planned, coordinated, and directed resources and activities for a wide variety of projects.


900-999 West Hastings Street
V6C 2W2

t: 604.558.6300
f: 604.558.6301


206-3200 Richter Street
V1W 5K9

t: 250.763.6369
f: 250.763.6302


3670-130 King Street West
M5X 1E2

t: 437.344.9958

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