Catherine “Cassie” J. Boggs was appointed to Hecla’s Board of Directors in January 2017, and became Chair of the Board in May 2022. Ms. Boggs served as the General Counsel at Resource Capital Funds from January 2011 until her retirement in February 2019. Since November 2019, Ms. Boggs has been serving as an International Expert in mining with the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Commercial Law Development Program and is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law.
In addition to Hecla’s Board, she also serves as an Independent, Non-Executive Director of Capital Limited, a mining services provider listed on the LSE. She served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development at Barrick Gold Corporation from January 2009 to December 2010 and Vice President from July 2005 to 2008.
Ms. Boggs was also an international partner at the law firm of Baker & McKenzie serving in the San Francisco, Jakarta, Indonesia, and Chicago offices. She has 40 years of experience as a mining and natural resources lawyer with experience in domestic and international mining projects.