Canadian Zeolite director Edward Skoda retires
Mr. Skoda has over 35 years experience in the mining industry both nationally and internationally.
Mr. Skoda served with Newmont Mining Ltd., as an Underground Mining Ventilation Technologist in their Granduc Mine in British Columbia, Tara Mines in Ireland and the Northwest Territories, Echo Bay Mines at Port Radium and Bechtel Corporation of San Francisco, as Underground Shift Boss and Project Manager.
Mr. Skoda worked with Kaiser Engineering Inc. and served in their Hammerstay Iron Project in Australia as a Civic Inspector for the construction of a railway bed.
Other projects include Senior Tunnel Inspector on a hydro project for Bechtel Canada Inc.
Mr. Skoda obtained a diploma in Mining Engineering Technology from the Haileybury School of Mines and holds a diploma in Business Administration specializing in Transportation Management from the British Columbia Institute of Technology. He has been a Director since 1998.
The company announced that Ron Schneider has been appointed to the board of the company.
Mr. Schneider brings years of experience in the mining industry, and, since 1975, has owned and operated an organic orchard in the Okanagan. In addition, he is president and owner of Direct Organics Plus Ltd., a packager and seller of organic fruit and vegetables including Twisted Hills Cider.
Mr. Schneider is a past director of the Pacific Agricultural Certification Society and Certified Organics Association of British Columbia.
He currently serves as the executive director for the Small Scale Food Processors Association. ■