Melvin A. Herdrick P. Geo, Technical Advisor: Mr. Herdrick is a professional geologist with 45 years of exploration and mine related experience in the United States and Mexico. His experience includes 10 years as Chief Geologist for Phelps Dodge, Mexico and 7 years as Vice President, Exploration for Pediment Gold in Mexico until its takeover by Argonaut Gold in 2011.