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Janet Sheriff, host of Mined in America, a proven leader in strategic communications and marketing, indigenous relations and community engagement.

About Janet

Ms. Sheriff is committed to creative communications and brand development, sound community engagement and environmentally-responsible mineral extraction while enhancing wealth creation for shareholders and rural communities.

Ms. Sheriff presently operates a creative and unique marketing and communications company and is the host of the ‘Mined in America’ podcast.

An entrepreneur and innovator, she presently serves as a Director and President of Group 11 Technologies (Group 11), a private company focused on the development of non-invasive and environmentally friendly precious metals extraction. Prior to co-founding Group 11, Ms. Sheriff led the world’s first on-site test of EnviroMetal Technology’s solvent which replaced cyanide in the gold extraction process, resulting in the formation of Group 11.  She was responsible for creating the SRU® (the Secondary Recovery Unit) which replaced the smelter process in the test process.  Ms. Sheriff also established and presently owns the Yukon Mint®, which has created green gold coins with indigenous art to celebrate local communities and the artists. With a strong commitment to social responsibility and community engagement she has successfully negotiated and implemented socio-economic and exploration agreements with indigenous governments plus implemented numerous innovative programs, including the award-winning Elders-in-Residence Program, to ensure community involvement in corporate projects.  

Ms. Sheriff previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Golden Predator Mining Corp and President of Tigris Uranium (now enCore Energy Corp.). Ms. Janet Sheriff is the founder of Newfoundland Gold, a strategic marketing alliance promoting the progressive jurisdiction of Newfoundland & Labrador and the region’s leaders in exploration & mining. Ms.  Sheriff is a graduate of Queen’s University and a recipient of the Queen’s Jubilee Commemorative Medal awarded for outstanding achievements by Canadians.

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Current Projects

Group 11 Technologies Inc.

Co-Founder & President

A private research and development company testing the potential for non-invasive, environmentally-friendly metals extraction. Testing presently underway to determine leachability of a non-cyanide solution with in-place mining in the USA.

Mined in America

Founder and Host of Mined in America Podcast

Share in their stories on the road less travelled that lead to the discovery and the development of an industry that is critical for the world, our quality of life and national security.

Nuclear Fuels Inc.

Nuclear Fuels is an early-stage exploration company focused on district-scale uranium projects with known current and historical 43-101 uranium resources in the US, as well as high-concentration heavy rare earth elements and uranium projects in Canada.

Tintina Communications

Founder and President

A strategic communications, community engagement and marketing company providing services to select environmentally and socially responsible companies.

The Yukon Mint

Founder and President

Minting and producing gold coins highlighting indigenous artwork.

Previous Achievements

The Rock Gold Corp.

Co-Founder and Co-Owner

A Newfoundland-based gold exploration

C2C Gold Corp.

Executive Chair

A Newfoundland focused gold exploration company with a new gold discovery.

Golden Predator Mining Corp

Chief Executive Officer

Successful first-in-the-world field test of a non-cyanide solution to extract gold and replaced the smelter process; lead to the creation of Group 11 Technologies.

Built Yukon’s first bulk sample plant and mobile batch processing unit to support metallurgical testing for gold grade and replace the mill and smelter process; produced over 2,000 ounces of gold.

Established nationally-recognized Elders-in-Residence program and innovative programming to incorporate community engagement and mutually respectful relationship with First Nation government and communities.

Established the Yukon Mint creating ‘green’ gold coins highlighting local indigenous artwork.

Development and implementation of strategic plan, policy development, financing and operations for gold exploration and mining projects.

Predator Group of Companies/Till Capital Ltd.

Vice President

Marketing, community affairs, First Nation relations & investor relations; negotiation and implementation of numerous agreements, progressive programs and Socio Economic Benefits Accords with First Nation governments.

Tigris Uranium Corp

President

Corporate development of a new uranium company (now enCore Energy Corp.).

Yukon Mine Training Organization

Founder

Establishment and development of the feasibility plan, organizational development, organization start up. Secured $20-million for northern First Nation training in the mining industry.

Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee

Conference Consultant

Development and delivery of gold conferences in Dawson City, Yukon, Canada (115 gold fund managers and investors from 15 countries), Washington, DC (250 delegates), New Orleans and London, England (300 delegates).

Sherwood Copper Ltd. and Selkirk First Nation

Consultant

Implementation of the Economic Benefits Agreement and lead on the creation of economic opportunities within the Agreement.

Yukon Economic Forums

Consultant

Development and delivery of the Yukon Economic Forums including 40 conferences and workshops in 8 months.

Carcross/Tagish First Nation

Consultant

Economic/tourism strategic plan development including marketing plan, human resource development plan and financing for all planning and project implementation.

Team Canada Trade Missions

Team Member

Development and delivery of Team Canada trade missions to China, South Korea and South America to generate business opportunities for Canadian companies.  

Association of Yukon Communities

Consultant

Development of Yukon Infrastructure paper and strategy which secured $40M from Canada for infrastructure development.

Yukon Wildlife Preserve

Consultant

Development, start-up planning, staffing and policy development to create a 400 acre preserve to serve as an education and care facility for northern wildlife species.

Commissioner’s Potlatch

Consultant

Created, funded and implemented the award-winning Commissioner’s Potlatch gathering of all the Yukon and Northern BC First Nations (3,000 guests) celebrating the collective celebratory Yukon Potlatch in over 80 years.

Guang Dong Television

Consultant

Project management and coordination of the Final Survivor Episode – filmed in Southern Lakes Region, Yukon for a Chinese television studio.

Yukon Government

Cabinet Policy, Intergovernmental Affairs, Economic Development

Provided independent analysis to three consecutive Premiers and Cabinet on matters pertaining to operational issues, corporate policy and strategic planning. Development of corporate papers including the first Land-Based Compensation Framework in Canada and ‘The Northern Economy’.

Yukon Mines Legacy Foundation

Founder

Yukon Gold Mining Alliance

Founder

CBC Television Political Analyst and CBC Radio Commentator (Canada Winter Games)

Education

Awards

Videos

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