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.

Michael Hood, CMM, CD

Chief of Staff

Mike brings more than 33 years of leadership experience to JDS from a career in the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) that culminated as Commander RCAF from 2015 to 2018. He has participated in and led both combat and humanitarian operations across the globe.

Gord Doerksen, P.Eng.


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.


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.

Nick Stoneberger

VP Engineering

Nick Stoneberger is a self-motivated, team player, who first joined JDS in 2012.

Kevin Oakes

VP Project Development

Kevin is a driven and energetic mining and construction professional with extensive experience leading projects in remote and culturally diverse environments.

William Koehn, M. Eng., P.Eng.

Project Sponsor

William is a business leader and change agent with a track record of successes in driving value creation for companies through a balance of growth and productivity.


900-999 West Hastings Street
V6C 2W2

t: 604.558.6300
f: 604.558.6301


217-3030 Pandosy Street
V1Y 1W2

t: 250.763.6369
f: 250.763.6302


3670-130 King Street West
M5X 1E2

t: 604.558.6300

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