MANAGEMENT

Shawn Khunkhun

CEO, PRESIDENT & DIRECTOR

Mr. Khunkhun has over 15 years of experience in the capital markets, mineral exploration and development sector with a focus on enhancing shareholder value. He has served in a variety of strategic roles including investor relations, corporate development, chief executive officer and director. Mr. Khunkhun has been instrumental in creating a new awareness for undervalued companies including grass roots explorers, developers and producers. Mr. Khunkhun’s experience in incubating and growing early stage companies through capital raises, acquisitions, joint ventures and spinouts, and his long-standing relationships with an extensive global network of high-net-worth investors, private equity and institutional investors, analysts, brokers, and investment bankers have been a valuable asset to growing mineral exploration companies. Mr. Khunkhun is also a director of Goldshore Resources Inc and is Director & CEO of StrikePoint Gold.

Ann Fehr

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Ms. Fehr CPA, CGA received her accounting designation in 1996 and has more than 25 years of business experience with management, complex transactions, corporate finance, financial reporting, governance, and regulatory compliance. She has held part-time officer positions for venture listed companies since 2009 and is the founder and president of Fehr & Associates, which provides consulting services to a number of mineral exploration company clients. Ms. Fehr and the accounting team at Fehr & Associates are joining the Dolly Varden team to assist with financial management, reporting, administration and corporate governance.

Robert Van Egmond, P.Geo.

CHIEF GEOLOGIST

Rob van Egmond is a professional geologist with over 25 years of experience in the international mining industry. His career encompasses a wide spectrum of experiences ranging from grass roots project generation to pre-feasibility level resource development and mine geology. He has worked with major mining companies (Cominco, BHP, Kennecott) and junior explorers (Orex Minerals, Platinum Group Metals, Candente, Northern Dynasty, Keewatin) gaining experience in a wide variety of commodities and deposit types spanning locations North and South America as well as Africa. Included in his experience are several years of exploration and pre-development work in the Iskut River/Golden Triangle area with Cominco. Mr. van Egmond holds a B.Sc. degree in geological sciences from the University of British Columbia and he is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC).

DIRECTORS

Robert McLeod

DIRECTOR

Technical Advisor Member of the Technical Committee

Mr. McLeod is a professional geoscientist with over 25 years of experience in mineral exploration and mining, working for a variety of major and junior mining and exploration companies. He was most recently president and CEO of IDM Mining Ltd., that recently combined with Ascot Resources Ltd. Born and raised in Stewart, B.C., he is a third-generation miner and explorer with significant exploration and development experience. Previously, he was a founder and vice-president of exploration of Underworld Resources that was acquired by Kinross Gold Corp. for $140-million after an initial resource estimate of over 1.4 million ounces gold at the White Gold deposit in the Yukon. He is a highly technical, creative and innovative exploration geologist with an ability to advance and monetize the full potential of projects to the advantage of shareholders. He is a graduate of geology from the University of British Columbia, with an MSc in mineral exploration from Queen’s University. He is an active volunteer in the mining industry, as vice-chair of AME-BC, and as a director of the Britannia Mine Museum.

Don Birak

DIRECTOR

Chair of Health, Safety and Environment Committee, Member of Compensation Committee

Don Birak is a geologist with over 37 years of experience in the minerals industry. He served as Senior Vice President of Exploration for Coeur Mining, Inc. (“Coeur”) from 2004 to October 2013. Previous to his time at Coeur, he served as Vice President of Exploration with AngloGold North America, Independence Mining Company, and Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting. In 2001, Mr. Birak was co‐recipient of the ‘Bill Dennis Prospector of the Year’ award given by the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada. Mr. Birak received his Master of Science in Geology from Bowling Green State University, in Ohio. Mr. Birak is a Registered Member of SME and a Fellow of the Australian IMM.

Annette Cusworth

DIRECTOR

Chair of Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, Member of Audit Committee

Annette Cusworth is CPA with over 25 years of financial management experience with both public and private companies. She is currently Vice President of Finance and Chief Accounting Officer at Creation Technologies, and has served as Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of RIWI Corp. since December 2014.

Ms. Cusworth’s previous experience includes CFO for Magma Energy Corp., and Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer for CHC Helicopter Corporation, and she has served on the board and acted as Chair of the Audit Committee of Northair Silver Corp. Ms. Cusworth is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia and has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary.

Darren Devine

DIRECTOR

Chairman of the Board, Member of Nominating and Corporate Governance and Compensation Committees

Darren Devine is the principal of CDM Capital Partners, a firm that provides corporate finance advisory services to private and public companies. Mr. Devine also acts as a director and/or officer to a number of junior public companies in the natural resource and technology sectors, with completed transactions including the sale of Centric Energy Corp’s Eastern African assets to Africa Oil Corp.; and the recent reverse takeovers and listings of K92 Mining Inc.; TrackX Holdings Inc.; Bee Vectoring Technologies Inc.; and Slyce Inc. In addition, he is currently an active member of the TSX Venture Exchange’s Local Advisory Committee.

Mr. Devine is qualified as a barrister and solicitor in British Columbia and in England & Wales and prior to founding CDM Capital Partners, practiced exclusively in the areas of corporate finance and securities law in Vancouver and London, England.

James Sabala

DIRECTOR

Chair of Audit Committee, Member of Nominating and Corporate Governance and Health, Safety and Environment Committees

Prior to his retirement in May, 2016, Mr. Sabala was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hecla Mining Corporation, a silver, gold, lead and zinc mining company with operations throughout North America and Mexico. Mr. Sabala was appointed Chief Financial Officer in May 2008 and Senior Vice President in March 2008. Prior to his employment with Hecla Mining Company, Mr. Sabala was Executive Vice President – Chief Financial Officer of Coeur d’Alene Mines Corporation from 2003 to February 2008. Mr. Sabala also served as Vice President-Chief Financial Officer of Stillwater Mining Company from 1998 to 2002. Mr. Sabala has served as a director of Arch Coal since February, 2015. Mr. Sabala graduated from the University of Idaho with a B.S. Business, Summa Cum Laude in 1978.

Tom Wharton

DIRECTOR

Chair of Compensation Committee, Member of Audit Committee

Tom Wharton brings over 30 years of business experience in the start‐up, development, operation, and financing of early stage companies and has served as CEO, CFO or as a board member for various private and publicly traded companies. Mr. Wharton obtained a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Creighton University in Omaha, NE. Since 2011, Mr. Wharton has worked as a consultant for various exploration and development stage mining companies, and investments focused on junior mining, oil & gas, and new technologies. Mr. Wharton is also a Director of Chakana Copper.

TECHNICAL COMMITTEE & ADVISORS

Robert McLeod

DIRECTOR

Technical Advisor Member of the Technical Committee

Mr. McLeod is a professional geoscientist with over 25 years of experience in mineral exploration and mining, working for a variety of major and junior mining and exploration companies. He was most recently president and CEO of IDM Mining Ltd., that recently combined with Ascot Resources Ltd. Born and raised in Stewart, B.C., he is a third-generation miner and explorer with significant exploration and development experience. Previously, he was a founder and vice-president of exploration of Underworld Resources that was acquired by Kinross Gold Corp. for $140-million after an initial resource estimate of over 1.4 million ounces gold at the White Gold deposit in the Yukon. He is a highly technical, creative and innovative exploration geologist with an ability to advance and monetize the full potential of projects to the advantage of shareholders. He is a graduate of geology from the University of British Columbia, with an MSc in mineral exploration from Queen’s University. He is an active volunteer in the mining industry, as vice-chair of AME-BC, and as a director of the Britannia Mine Museum.

Kurt Allen

TECHNICAL COMMITTEE

Kurt Allen has over 25 years’ experience in the mineral exploration and mining industry, with emphasis on volcanic and sediment hosed epithermal gold-silver deposits. Kurt holds a B.Sc. in geology from Boise State University and a M.Sc. in geology from Idaho State University, and is currently the Director – New Projects for Hecla Mining Company. He has worked for Hecla since 1991 holding various positions, including Senior Mine Geologist, Chief Geologist, Manager of Exploration at Hecla’s Rosebud deposit and operation from 1995 – 2000, and District Geologist, Chief Geologist, Exploration Manager, and General Manager at Hecla’s San Sebastian deposit in Durango, Mexico from 2000 – 2010. While at San Sebastian, Kurt managed the exploration group responsible for the discovery of the high-grade Ag-Cu-Pb-Zn Hugh Zone. Prior to joining Hecla, Kurt also worked for CoCa Mines Inc. and Geodome Resources Limited.

Don Birak

TECHNICAL COMMITTEE

Don Birak is a geologist with over 37 years of experience in the minerals industry. He served as Senior Vice President of Exploration for Coeur Mining, Inc. (“Coeur”) from 2004 to October 2013. Previous to his time at Coeur, he served as Vice President of Exploration with AngloGold North America, Independence Mining Company, and Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting. In 2001, Mr. Birak was co‐recipient of the ‘Bill Dennis Prospector of the Year’ award given by the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada. Mr. Birak received his Master of Science in Geology from Bowling Green State University, in Ohio. Mr. Birak is a Registered Member of SME and a Fellow of the Australian IMM.

Ryan Weymark

TECHNICAL ADVISOR, ENGINEERING

Ryan Weymark, P. Eng. is a Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) with experience in mining, heavy civil and infrastructure projects. Ryan has experience working on projects as a consultant, contractor and owner’s representative at various stages, including technical due-diligence, economic studies (pre-feasibility to feasibility), permitting (provincial and federal) and construction. Mr. Weymark is currently Principal of Weymark Consulting, providing project management and advisory services to the resource sector, including Teck Alaska Corporation, NexGen Energy Ltd., Coeur Mining Inc. and Imperial Metals Corp. Mr. Weymark was Vice President – Project Development for IDM Mining, until the acquisition by Ascot in March 2019. Prior to joining IDM Mining, Mr. Weymark was a Project Manager with Ledcor Contractors Ltd. in the Heavy Civil and Mining Division. Prior to Ledcor, Ryan worked for Teck Resources Ltd. in various project and operational roles, including Mine Construction Project Manager for the Line Creek Phase II Expansion Project and Project Engineer for the Quintette Coal Operations Project. Prior to Teck, Mr. Weymark worked for SNC-Lavalin Inc. in the Mining & Metallurgy Division on various feasibility and pre-feasibility studies. Mr. Weymark holds a B.A.Sc from the University of British Columbia in Mining and Mineral Processing and is a registered Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia.

Jodie Gibson

TECHNICAL ADVISOR, GEOLOGY

Mr. Gibson, P.Geo. is an exploration geologist with over 14 years of mineral exploration experience throughout the North American cordillera from Alaska to Mexico, including syngenetic and epigenetic precious and base metal systems. He was the project manager of the Underworld Resources Inc. exploration team that discovered and defined the Golden Saddle and Arc deposits. These assets were subsequently sold to Kinross in 2010 for $139-million. Mr. Gibson was served as vice-president of exploration for White Gold Corp where he supervised over $30-million in exploration activities over the previous three years, with highlights including expansion of the Golden Saddle and Arc deposits and five new discoveries across the White Gold district, including the high-grade Vertigo discovery on the JP Ross property. Mr. Gibson holds a Bachelor of Science degree and a master of science degree from Indiana State University and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia. Mr. Gibson is currently vice-president of exploration for K2 Gold, a Discovery Group Company.

CORPORATE ADVISORS

Stikeman Elliott LLP

LEGAL COUNSEL

Davidson & Company LLP

AUDITOR

Computershare

TRANSFER AGENT

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

BC Regional Mining Alliance

Dolly Varden Silver is a founding member of the B.C. Regional Mining Alliance (BCRMA), a regional partnership between Indigenous groups, industry and provincial government representatives. This unique collaboration aims to promote British Columbia’s mining opportunities internationally, with a focus on exploration projects in the northwest region of the province, known as the “Golden Triangle.”

For further information, please visit: https://www.bcrma.com/

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