Janice Stairs is counsel to and former partner of the law firm McInnes Cooper where she practiced corporate law for almost 20 years. Over the last 15 years Janice has held senior executive positions with various publicly traded companies primarily involved in the resource sector. She has extensive board and governance experience having served on the boards of numerous public, private and crown corporations. Janice is currently chair of the board of Trilogy Metals Inc. (TSX/NYSE) and sits on the boards of Marathon Gold Corporation (TSX) and Gabriel Resources Inc. (TSXV). She is a former director of the board of Nova Scotia Business Inc. where she served as chair for four years.