Project Partners


Project Partners Local Staff & Leadership

Rob Scargill

President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Project Development

Rob Scargill has over 30 years of experience in the global mining sector, in minerals as diverse as base metals, precious metals, sodium bicarbonate and lithium. He is a qualified Mining Engineer and has managed exploration teams, mineral processing teams in addition to holding CEO roles on both Toronto Stock Exchange and Australian Stock Exchange publicly traded companies.

Rob has been intimately involved in starting or reopening six mining operations, as well as leading major expansions at three other operations. Rob has 20 years of experience in underground mining which ideally suits him to the development of the Black Butte underground copper project in Central Montana.

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Jerry Zieg

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Senior Vice President

With a Masters of Science in Geology from the University of Montana, Jerry Zieg has over 35 years of mining exploration experience for copper, zinc, and precious metals in a variety of settings, countries and geography. He spent 24 years working for Cominco American Inc. (later Teck Cominco American Inc.), participating in the discovery of the Black Butte Copper deposits and lead the exploration team responsible for the Pend Orielle Mine resource expansion.

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Nancy Schlepp

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VP Communications and Corporate Secretary

With a Bachelor of Science from Montana State University, Nancy Schlepp has over 15 years of experience in legislative relations, public policy and public relations at both the state and federal level. Prior to joining Tintina Resources, Nancy was the Executive Director of the Montana Taxpayers Association and previously spent ten years as the National Affairs Director for the Montana Farm Bureau Federation Read More

John McGonigle

CFO

John been in mining for almost 30 years with three international mining companies including Phelps Dodge (now Freeport), Newmont Mining and Lundin Mining. He has worked in Arizona, Nevada, Indonesia, Colorado, Ghana, Michigan and now resides in Montana. Prior to joining Sandfire America Resources, Inc as their CFO, his previous roles include site CFO, site Controller, Exploration & Projects Business Manager and Read More

Chennell Berg

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Chennell Berg joined Tintina Resources as their Senior Accountant in October of 2016. Chennell is a graduate of Montana State University and her work experience includes working at Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Anderson ZurMuehlen, and Penor and Associates, after which she opened her own private accounting business in White Sulphur Springs, MT where she provides accounting, tax, and business consultation as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Chennell is a native of Meagher County and grew up on a ranch in the small community of Ringling outside of White Sulphur Springs. Chennell and her husband Sam continue both of their families ranching tradition by raising cattle and hay.

Alysha Wilson

Office Manager

Alysha Wilson has worked for Tintina Resources since 2013. Alysha attended college at Miles City Community College on a rodeo scholarship, majoring in equine studies. When she isn’t working, she helps out on her grandparents’ ranch in Ringling where she loves continuing the family tradition by being the 5th generation living and working on the ranch. Read More

Chance Matthews

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Chance Matthews started working for Tintina Resources in March of 2011 as a field technician. He enjoys working outside and as a result attended Blackfoot Community College studying natural resource conservation. He is an ardent horseman and does much of his reclamation work with horses. His love for horses includes related activities such as horse/mule pack trips, colt starting, roping and ranch rodeos. Read More

Eric LeLacheur

Geology Manager

Eric has been in Exploration and Mining Geology since 1985. Prior to joining Sandfire Resources America, Eric worked with Fiore Gold Inc. bringing the Pan mine into production. Eric was with Midway Gold between 2007 and 2016 first as a manager of the Spring Valley project and then as Nevada District Geologist responsible for Geology and Exploration activities on all Midway Gold’s Nevada Properties.

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Craig Perkins

Mine Safety Manager

Craig is a career Health, Safety, Security and Environmental Manager with a combined 32 years of domestic and international experience in Mining, Heavy Construction, Oil & Gas, Power Generation, Military and Private Contracting. Prior to joining the Sandfire Resources America Team, Craig spent several years as a Health, Safety and Security Manager with WorleyParsons in both Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

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