The Board of Trustees was formed by the Board of Directors. Each Trustee serves for life. Trustees are chosen from the community of the mineral resource industry on the basis of eminence, leadership, and an expressed interest in the affairs and success of the Museum. The Trustees advise the Board of Directors on matters affecting the establishment and operation of the Museum and represent the interests of the Museum in matters relating to the mineral resource industry.
Harold J. Andrews
Retired President, Lithium Corp. of America
Douglas J. Bourne
Retired Chairman, Battle Mountains Gold Company
James L. Cox
R. Gene Dewey
Retired VP of Unocal and President & CEO of Molycorp, Inc.
Ranchos Palos Verdes, CA
Hugh W. Evans
Retired, Old Ben Coal Co. and Enoxy Coal Co.
Karen B. Fagg
President, HKM Engineering, Inc.
John Cotter Ferguson II
Retired President, American Nuclear Corp.
Steamboat Springs, CO
President, L. A. Gates Company
Timothy J. Haddon
President & CEO, International Natural Resource Management
Patrick M. James
Chairman, Centerra Gold, Inc.
Castle Rock, CO
G. Frank Joklik
Retired President & CEO, Kennecott Corp.
Salt Lake City, UT
Retired, Monarch Resources Ltd. and retired Senior VP, Climax Molybdenum
Sun City, AZ
Kenneth J. Kutz
Retired President, Texasgulf Minerals & Metals, Inc.
J. David Lowell
Owner, Lowell Mineral Exploration
Rio Rico, AZ
Emmett K. Olson
Retired President & General Manager, ColoWyo Coal Co.
Steamboat Springs, CO & Scottsdale, AZ
William “Bill” Rech
VP Human Resources, Freeport-McMoRan, Inc.
Duane A. Smith
Retired Professor of History & Southwest Studies, Fort Lewis College
Richard E. Swayne
Retired President, Boart Longyear Co.
Partner, Sylvor, Richman & Sorin, LLP
New York, NY
Don L. Warner
Dean Emeritus, School of Mines & Metallurgy, University of Missouri-Rolla
Horseshoe Bay, TX
John P. Weir
Retired President, Paul Weir Co.
W. M. Wilson
Retired President, National Energy Development Co.
J. Burgess Winter
Mining advisor, retired Executive General Manager & CEO, BHP Copper
Upper Basilson, Berkshire, U.K.
Retired President & CEO, Williston Basin Interstate Pipeline Co.
Edwin T. Wood
Retired Managing Director, AUSTAMAX, Pty. Ltd.
Hilton Head Island, SC