Board of Directors

  • Farshad Shirvani M.Sc. Geol. – President & CEO (Founder)

–Mr. Shirvani has a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in geology from the Shiraz University in Shiraz, Iran and has more than 22 years of solid geological experience in mineral exploration. Mr. Shirvani is the President and CEO of Doubleview Capital Corp (TSX.V: DBV) and Terracad Geoscience Services Ltd. and served as a member of the Board of Directors of several Junior Mining Companies including Gold Producer Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (BGM-TSXV) for more than 7 years. Mr. Shirvani brings to Casa a wealth of experience in Mining Property Acquisition, Exploration and Development.

  • Anita D. Stevenson-Patterson, Director

–Ms. Stevenson-Patterson is a treasury professional with over 25 years of progressive accomplishment in treasury management working with numerous multibillion dollar companies in business planning and human resources. In roles at both Cox Enterprises Inc. and the former BellSouth Corporation, Anita’s duties included providing direction and management of global treasury operations, providing strategic direction on all treasury related matters to enhance the working capital position of the companies (including international oversight), managing banking relationships and Patriot Act compliance.

Anita’s extensive business background includes serving on the AFP Board of Directors. She was active with NACHA’s Business Payments Advisory Committee, the Federal Reserve CPAG as well as JPMorgan Chase’s Client Advisory Council and Scotia Bank’s Client Advisory Board. Her comments and articles have appeared in such publications as Treasury Management International, AFP Exchange, Business Finance and Treasury and Risk Management magazines. She was selected for Treasury & Risk Management’s 2012 List of the 100 Most Influential People in Finance.

  • Andrew Rees, B.Com. Position: Lead Director, Communications

Mr. Rees, B.Comm. has over 20 years experience working with oil and gas and mining companies, and has raised over $100 million in the public markets. In executive management roles, Mr. Rees has taken projects from discovery to commercial production. Mr. Rees currently serves as a director of a number of publicly traded resource companies. Mr. Rees holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Royal Roads University (British Columbia).

  • Erik Ostensoe, B.Sc., P. Geo., Director

–Mr. Ostensoe acts as Qualified Person and chief geologist. He has many years experience in mineral exploration in British Columbia and elsewhere, including the discovery of the Hat Gold-Copper Porphyry deposit, early-stage work at the Valley of Kings and KSM areas, the Schaft Creek copper-molybdenum deposit of Copper Fox and Teck, and the Chu molybdenum deposit near Vanderhoof, B.C.

  • Anke Woodworth, B.Sc., Director and CFO

–Ms. Woodworth has worked in the junior mining and exploration industry for more than ten years. She has negotiated an Option Agreement alongside with Farshad Shirvani between Hudbay Minerals and Doubleview Capital Corp. Ms. Woodworth has been serving as a Director of Casa Minerals Inc.’s former company Abcana Capital since 2015. She obtained a degree of Engineering and Cartography from the University of Applied Sciences, Dresden Germany.  Ms. Woodworth is also a GIS Specialist and Manager at Terracad Geoscience Services Ltd., a company involved in assisting clients to identify mineral exploration targets and creating plans to explore such exploration targets.