Working Together

For the future of Idaho

Transparency
Collaboration
Respect

The Stibnite Advisory Council brings together communities across central Idaho to discuss the challenges and opportunities presented by the Stibnite Gold Project.

We wanted a seat at the table to work directly with Midas Gold to have our questions answered, our interests represented and to hold Midas Gold accountable.

Stibnite Advisory Council Members

Anne Labelle

Midas Gold Corp

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Anne Labelle

Midas Gold Corp

midasgold@stibniteadvisorycouncil.com

Anne has always believed the best plans are built through collaboration. It was this idea that helped her develop the initial vision for the Stibnite Advisory Council. After many years of planning, listening to the community, hard work and collaboration with some wonderful Idahoans, Anne is thrilled to see her dream come true and be a founding member of the council. She has worked in mineral exploration and development since the mid-1990s. Her background as a geologist and lawyer have made her key to Midas Gold Corp and the perfect person to provide perspective on the mining industry and Stibnite Gold Project. Anne represents the interests of Midas Gold Corp on the Stibnite Advisory Council. If you see Anne out in the community, make sure you say hi. She loves meeting new people and hearing your thoughts on Midas Gold.

Bob Crump

Riggins

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Bob Crump

Riggins

riggins@stibniteadvisorycouncil.com

Bob Crump came out of retirement to serve on the board after being appointment by the Riggins City Councilors. He is one of the STP (Same Ten People) members of the community who volunteers for every chamber event of which there has been many over the last 40 years. Bob graduated from the local high school in 1965, attended the University of Idaho obtaining a degree in Physics and worked at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory for eight years and two years at Gulf General Atomic near San Diego. Bob’s job description title while working in the nuclear industry was Engineering Specialist where he performed probabilistic risk assessment of nuclear power plants. In 1979, he moved back to Riggins and purchased several businesses, was a City Councilor for 16 years and mayor for seven years before retiring six years ago.

Denis Duman

Idaho County

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Denis Duman

Idaho County

idahocounty@stibniteadvisorycouncil.com

Denis is a lifelong resident of Cottonwood and dedicated public servant. He is a U.S. Navy veteran who served his community on the City Council and as Mayor for 24 years before being elected an Idaho County Commissioner. Denis’ was chosen to represent Idaho County on the Stibnite Advisory Council in large part because of his track record of helping others. He brings extensive knowledge to the council on issues surrounding economic development. He has served on the boards of the Clearwater Economic Development Association and Ida-Lew Economic Development Association for more than 30 years. He can also pull from his own experience as a business owner, electrical contractor, pilot and project manager for Arnzen Construction. Denis has proudly been married for 40 years and is father to three grown sons. Like many Idahoans, Denis loves spending his free time camping, UTV riding and traveling.

Gene Tyler

Donnelly

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Gene Tyler

Donnelly

donnelly@stibniteadvisorycouncil.com

As a retired senior military officer, who served for over 35 years, Gene has extensive experience as a strategic planner and actively puts these skills to use helping numerous community organizations. He also holds three graduate degrees and, over time, has learned complex projects require a strong and ethical team in order to be successful. Having married into a family that has deep roots in Donnelly and the Idaho backcountry, Gene has closely followed the progress of the Stibnite Gold Project from the very beginning. Today, he is pleased to represent Donnelly on the Stibnite Advisory Council and find ways communities can work with Midas Gold to benefit the region. He is particularly focused on bringing well-paying jobs to the West Central Mountain area and ensuring the conditions at Stibnite Mining District are finally properly restored.

Glenna Young

Cascade

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Glenna Young

Cascade

cascade@stibniteadvisorycouncil.com

Glenna is an Idaho native who has called Cascade home ever since she graduated from college. She worked for the bank in Cascade for many years and retired after serving as the bank’s manager. However, her retirement was short lived. Shortly thereafter, she was appointed to serve as the Valley County Treasurer and was elected to the position for four more terms. Glenna loves being outside and the slow pace of life in Cascade. She is excited to represent her community on the Stibnite Advisory Council and looks forward to working with the council to creating job opportunities, so more children can return after college. She also wants to make sure these opportunities benefit the entire community and do not leave any local companies hurting for talent. Whenever she and her husband can find the time, they enjoy camping and fishing trips.

Joe Iveson

Adams County

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Joe Iveson

Adams County

adamscounty@stibniteadvisorycouncil.com

Committees need diversification and that is exactly what Joe Iveson brings to the Stibnite Advisory Council. Coming from a ranching and business background, he has the knowledge and experience required to work closely with others to accomplish results. His purpose for joining the council is to ensure the people of Adams County and the surrounding areas interests are considered as well as helping the project be successful for all involved. In addition to serving on the Stibnite Advisory Council, Joe is also an elected Adams County Commissioner.

Julie Good

City of New Meadows

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Julie Good

City of New Meadows

Newmeadows@stibniteadvisorycouncil.com

The appointment to the Stibnite Advisory Council from the City of New Meadows was a great honor for Julie. She has worked with regional and international charitable foundations and non-profit entities for over 30 years but the opportunity to be involved in community-based organizations always brings her the greatest joy. Over the years, Julie has developed technology expansion at Meadows Valley Public Library and has worked with local nonprofit groups on everything from community gardens and food for families to economic development and business retention. Whether directing the Heartland Community Choir or teaching free computer/business classes, she is intent on helping keep the magic of small-towns alive in local communities. Julie is looking forward to the possibilities afforded by the creation of the Stibnite Advisory Council, both now and in the future.

Laurel Sayer

Midas Gold Idaho

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Laurel Sayer

Midas Gold Idaho

midasgold@stibniteadvisorycouncil.com

Laurel is a uniting force and has a proven track record of creating meaningful relationships and delivering results while working with local, state and federal government agencies. She is excited to bring these skills to the Stibnite Advisory Council as the representative for Midas Gold Idaho and work with the communities closest to the Stibnite Gold Project. Before becoming the CEO of Midas Gold Idaho, Laurel spent more than two decades working on policy matters and natural resource issues for Congressman Mike Simpson and Senator Mike Crapo. One of the highlights of her career was working with Idahoans, local governments, federal and state agencies who assisted with the creation of Idaho’s Boulder White Cloud designation. She believes the Stibnite Gold Project provides another opportunity to help Idaho’s beautiful backcountry and is excited to help bring the project to life.

Lynnea Imel

Yellow Pine

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Lynnea Imel

Yellow Pine

yellowpine@stibniteadvisorycouncil.com

Lynnea has owned property in Yellow Pine for 48 years and has lived there year-round for the past 31. She has been incredibly involved in the community serving on the Village Council, teaching in the one-room school for several years and helping create and run the famous Yellow Pine Harmonica Festival. Her desire to keep the backcountry open to the public began when the Payette Forest attempted to close and eradicate the South Fork Road. Her efforts, along with the efforts of many others, were successful and the road remains open and maintained today. Senator Crapo and the Payette Forest asked her to participate in a collaborative to assist in the development of an updated Forest Plan for the Yellow Pine area. For over six years she has met monthly and worked with a variety of agencies as she attempts to keep mountain roads and trails open for the public. Her work on behalf of the community has led her to represent the Village of Yellow Pine on the Stibnite Advisory Council to ensure Yellow Pine area residents have an open and effective line of communication regarding the development and restoration of Stibnite by Midas Gold.

Tami Testa

Council

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Tami Testa

Council

council@stibniteadvisorycouncil.com

Tami is a familiar face in Council. Over the years, most people in town have either seen her cheering on her children at their sporting events or behind the desk at City Hall, where she works as the clerk and treasurer. While Tami’s children have grown up and left the house, she is still deeply concerned about creating opportunities for the next generation in Council. Tami, her husband and three children moved to Council 15 years ago to take advantage of life in rural Idaho and experience a true sense of community. She wants other families to be afforded the same opportunity and knows in order for that to happen there needs to be more well-paying jobs in the region. She is excited to represent Council on the Stibnite Advisory Council and be a voice for her community, so she can advocate for things like jobs and workforce training opportunities. Tami is proud to be an Army Veteran. Outside of work, you can find Tami and her husband riding horses and working cattle on their ranch.

Each member of the Stibnite Advisory Council was chosen to represent the views of their community. They were selected because of their passion for their hometowns, critical thinking skills, ability to ask tough questions and share what they learn with their neighbors.

As a council, we meet on the second Thursday of the month. Our meetings are open to the public and we encourage anyone who wants to learn more about the Stibnite Gold Project to attend.

NEXT MEETING
November 14 at 10 a.m.
13181 ID-55, Donnelly, ID 83615

Anne Labelle

Midas Gold Corp

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Anne Labelle

Midas Gold Corp

midasgold@stibniteadvisorycouncil.com

Anne has always believed the best plans are built through collaboration. It was this idea that helped her develop the initial vision for the Stibnite Advisory Council. After many years of planning, listening to the community, hard work and collaboration with some wonderful Idahoans, Anne is thrilled to see her dream come true and be a founding member of the council. She has worked in mineral exploration and development since the mid-1990s. Her background as a geologist and lawyer have made her key to Midas Gold Corp and the perfect person to provide perspective on the mining industry and Stibnite Gold Project. Anne represents the interests of Midas Gold Corp on the Stibnite Advisory Council. If you see Anne out in the community, make sure you say hi. She loves meeting new people and hearing your thoughts on Midas Gold.

Bob Crump

Riggins

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Bob Crump

Riggins

riggins@stibniteadvisorycouncil.com

Bob Crump came out of retirement to serve on the board after being appointment by the Riggins City Councilors. He is one of the STP (Same Ten People) members of the community who volunteers for every chamber event of which there has been many over the last 40 years. Bob graduated from the local high school in 1965, attended the University of Idaho obtaining a degree in Physics and worked at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory for eight years and two years at Gulf General Atomic near San Diego. Bob’s job description title while working in the nuclear industry was Engineering Specialist where he performed probabilistic risk assessment of nuclear power plants. In 1979, he moved back to Riggins and purchased several businesses, was a City Councilor for 16 years and mayor for seven years before retiring six years ago.

Denis Duman

Idaho County

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Denis Duman

Idaho County

idahocounty@stibniteadvisorycouncil.com

Denis is a lifelong resident of Cottonwood and dedicated public servant. He is a U.S. Navy veteran who served his community on the City Council and as Mayor for 24 years before being elected an Idaho County Commissioner. Denis’ was chosen to represent Idaho County on the Stibnite Advisory Council in large part because of his track record of helping others. He brings extensive knowledge to the council on issues surrounding economic development. He has served on the boards of the Clearwater Economic Development Association and Ida-Lew Economic Development Association for more than 30 years. He can also pull from his own experience as a business owner, electrical contractor, pilot and project manager for Arnzen Construction. Denis has proudly been married for 40 years and is father to three grown sons. Like many Idahoans, Denis loves spending his free time camping, UTV riding and traveling.

Gene Tyler

Donnelly

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Gene Tyler

Donnelly

donnelly@stibniteadvisorycouncil.com

As a retired senior military officer, who served for over 35 years, Gene has extensive experience as a strategic planner and actively puts these skills to use helping numerous community organizations. He also holds three graduate degrees and, over time, has learned complex projects require a strong and ethical team in order to be successful. Having married into a family that has deep roots in Donnelly and the Idaho backcountry, Gene has closely followed the progress of the Stibnite Gold Project from the very beginning. Today, he is pleased to represent Donnelly on the Stibnite Advisory Council and find ways communities can work with Midas Gold to benefit the region. He is particularly focused on bringing well-paying jobs to the West Central Mountain area and ensuring the conditions at Stibnite Mining District are finally properly restored.

Glenna Young

Cascade

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Glenna Young

Cascade

cascade@stibniteadvisorycouncil.com

Glenna is an Idaho native who has called Cascade home ever since she graduated from college. She worked for the bank in Cascade for many years and retired after serving as the bank’s manager. However, her retirement was short lived. Shortly thereafter, she was appointed to serve as the Valley County Treasurer and was elected to the position for four more terms. Glenna loves being outside and the slow pace of life in Cascade. She is excited to represent her community on the Stibnite Advisory Council and looks forward to working with the council to creating job opportunities, so more children can return after college. She also wants to make sure these opportunities benefit the entire community and do not leave any local companies hurting for talent. Whenever she and her husband can find the time, they enjoy camping and fishing trips.

Joe Iveson

Adams County

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Joe Iveson

Adams County

adamscounty@stibniteadvisorycouncil.com

Committees need diversification and that is exactly what Joe Iveson brings to the Stibnite Advisory Council. Coming from a ranching and business background, he has the knowledge and experience required to work closely with others to accomplish results. His purpose for joining the council is to ensure the people of Adams County and the surrounding areas interests are considered as well as helping the project be successful for all involved. In addition to serving on the Stibnite Advisory Council, Joe is also an elected Adams County Commissioner.

Julie Good

City of New Meadows

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Julie Good

City of New Meadows

Newmeadows@stibniteadvisorycouncil.com

The appointment to the Stibnite Advisory Council from the City of New Meadows was a great honor for Julie. She has worked with regional and international charitable foundations and non-profit entities for over 30 years but the opportunity to be involved in community-based organizations always brings her the greatest joy. Over the years, Julie has developed technology expansion at Meadows Valley Public Library and has worked with local nonprofit groups on everything from community gardens and food for families to economic development and business retention. Whether directing the Heartland Community Choir or teaching free computer/business classes, she is intent on helping keep the magic of small-towns alive in local communities. Julie is looking forward to the possibilities afforded by the creation of the Stibnite Advisory Council, both now and in the future.

Laurel Sayer

Midas Gold Idaho

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Laurel Sayer

Midas Gold Idaho

midasgold@stibniteadvisorycouncil.com

Laurel is a uniting force and has a proven track record of creating meaningful relationships and delivering results while working with local, state and federal government agencies. She is excited to bring these skills to the Stibnite Advisory Council as the representative for Midas Gold Idaho and work with the communities closest to the Stibnite Gold Project. Before becoming the CEO of Midas Gold Idaho, Laurel spent more than two decades working on policy matters and natural resource issues for Congressman Mike Simpson and Senator Mike Crapo. One of the highlights of her career was working with Idahoans, local governments, federal and state agencies who assisted with the creation of Idaho’s Boulder White Cloud designation. She believes the Stibnite Gold Project provides another opportunity to help Idaho’s beautiful backcountry and is excited to help bring the project to life.

Lynnea Imel

Yellow Pine

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Lynnea Imel

Yellow Pine

yellowpine@stibniteadvisorycouncil.com

Lynnea has owned property in Yellow Pine for 48 years and has lived there year-round for the past 31. She has been incredibly involved in the community serving on the Village Council, teaching in the one-room school for several years and helping create and run the famous Yellow Pine Harmonica Festival. Her desire to keep the backcountry open to the public began when the Payette Forest attempted to close and eradicate the South Fork Road. Her efforts, along with the efforts of many others, were successful and the road remains open and maintained today. Senator Crapo and the Payette Forest asked her to participate in a collaborative to assist in the development of an updated Forest Plan for the Yellow Pine area. For over six years she has met monthly and worked with a variety of agencies as she attempts to keep mountain roads and trails open for the public. Her work on behalf of the community has led her to represent the Village of Yellow Pine on the Stibnite Advisory Council to ensure Yellow Pine area residents have an open and effective line of communication regarding the development and restoration of Stibnite by Midas Gold.

Tami Testa

Council

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Tami Testa

Council

council@stibniteadvisorycouncil.com

Tami is a familiar face in Council. Over the years, most people in town have either seen her cheering on her children at their sporting events or behind the desk at City Hall, where she works as the clerk and treasurer. While Tami’s children have grown up and left the house, she is still deeply concerned about creating opportunities for the next generation in Council. Tami, her husband and three children moved to Council 15 years ago to take advantage of life in rural Idaho and experience a true sense of community. She wants other families to be afforded the same opportunity and knows in order for that to happen there needs to be more well-paying jobs in the region. She is excited to represent Council on the Stibnite Advisory Council and be a voice for her community, so she can advocate for things like jobs and workforce training opportunities. Tami is proud to be an Army Veteran. Outside of work, you can find Tami and her husband riding horses and working cattle on their ranch.

If you have a question about the project or see a regional opportunity, please feel free to reach out to your representative. They want to hear from you.

Resource Library

The Stibnite Advisory Council wants to make sure Idahoans can easily track our progress and see what we are working on. Here you will find the community agreement, bylaws, meeting agendas and monthly updates from our meetings. We regularly update this section, so please keep visiting for the latest information.

Community Agreement

At the end of 2018 and in early 2019, every member of the Stibnite Advisory Council signed onto a community agreement with Midas Gold. The agreement created the framework for all of us to come together to help shape the Stibnite Gold Project.

Stibnite Advisory Council Bylaws

The Stibnite Advisory Council is guided by a set of bylaws. Read the bylaws to understand how the organization is run, how members are selected, the mission of the organization and more. The bylaws were approved by the Stibnite Advisory Council on January 15, 2019.