Jeff Stibbard

Biography / June 15, 2016

Mr. Jeff Stibbard, Chairman and CEO JDS Energy and Mining, was appointed as Honorary Colonel of 19 Wing Comox BC in June 2016.

Honorary Colonel Stibbard was born in North Vancouver, British Columbia.  He is a professional Mining Engineer and an accomplished leader in the mining industry with over 30 years of experience with expertise in world class mine design, construction and operations. Honorary Colonel Stibbard founded JDS Energy & Mining Inc. in 2004.

Honorary Colonel Stibbard has extensive northern Canadian experience including interfacing with the Royal Canadian Air Force at DND Northern Command during the construction of the Ekati Diamond Mine and received a letter of recognition from Col Leblanc, Commanding Officer, DND Northern Command. Honorary Colonel Stibbard has lived a life of mining over 30 years from working as a driller, miner, engineer, managing and constructing mines to a present day mine owner.  He has also successfully developed and maintained Aboriginal business partnerships in mining.  

Honorary Colonel Stibbard has received numerous awards.  Most recently the Hugo Dunnett Diamond Award in 2015 from the Association for Mineral Exploration (AME) BC.  Honorary Colonel Stibbard’s interests include education, youth sports and history.  His outdoor activities include biking and hiking.

Honorary Colonel Stibbard’s grandfather was a pilot in the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War 2.  

He and his wife Brenda have two sons – Clint and Cody.

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