VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/23/13 -- Alpha Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE: AMW), (the "Company" or "Alpha"), is pleased to announce that shareholders voted in favour of all items of business brought before them at the company's Annual General Meeting held on July 23, 2013, in Vancouver, B.C.
At the AGM, shareholders voted in favour of all nominations to the board of directors, with Ben Ainsworth, Dr. Michael Gunning, Warren Stanyer, and James Yates re-elected to the board and the new appointments of Mr. Charles E. Roy P. Eng., P. Geo., and Mr. Alan R. Graham. Ben Ainsworth was reconfirmed as President and CEO, Garrett Ainsworth was reconfirmed as Vice-President Exploration, Kurt Bordian was reconfirmed as CFO, and Dr. Michael Gunning has been newly appointed as Executive Chairman.
Shareholders also reappointed Saturna Group Chartered Accountants LLP, as the auditor of the Company, approved the Company's stock option plan, and approved the Company's advance notice policy.
The Board also confirmed nominations for Audit, Compensation and Governance Committees. The board also reconfirmed the Special Committee, including independent legal advisor.
On behalf of the Board of Directors of Alpha Minerals Inc.
Ben Ainsworth, President, CEO and Director
This press release contains "forward-looking information" that is based on Alpha's current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections. This forward-looking information includes, among other things, statements with respect to Alpha's development plans. The words "will", "anticipated", "plans" or other similar words and phrases are intended to identify forward-looking information.
Forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause Alpha's actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. Such factors include, but are not limited to: uncertainties related exploration and development; the ability to raise sufficient capital to fund exploration and development; changes in economic conditions or financial markets; increases in input costs; litigation, legislative, environmental and other judicial, regulatory, political and competitive developments; technological or operational difficulties or inability to obtain permits encountered in connection with exploration activities; and labour relations matters. This list is not exhaustive of the factors that may affect our forward-looking information. These and other factors should be considered carefully and readers should not place undue reliance on such forward-looking information. Alpha disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
Alpha Minerals Inc.
Robert (Bob) Meister
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