Trio Gold Corp. Reports Voting Results of Election of Directors


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TSX.V:TGK / PK:TROOF
12/20/2013 [ACCESSWIRE]

Calgary, Alberta, Canada: December 18, 2013 - Trio Gold Corp. (TSX-V - TGK) (US listed:TROOF) ("Trio") announces that, at its annual general meeting of shareholders held on December 16, 2013, each of the six nominees listed below proposed as directors and listed in its management information circular dated November 12, 2013 were elected as directors.

The detailed results of the voting by proxy for each nominee are as follows:


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 |Nominee           |Votes For       |Votes Withheld |
 |                  |--------------------------------|
 |                  |Number   |%     |Number |%      |
 |---------------------------------------------------|
 |Harry B. Ruskowsky|6,826,631|99.25%|51,700 |0.75%  |
 |---------------------------------------------------|
 |Torrie Chartier   |6,821,631|99.18%|56,700 |0.82%  |
 |---------------------------------------------------|
 |Daniel Tataryn    |6,821,631|99.18%|56,700 |0.82%  |
 |---------------------------------------------------|
 |David Gibson      |6,789,631|98.71%|88,700 |1.29%  |
 |---------------------------------------------------|
 |Jim Maldaner      |6,826,631|99.25%|51,700 |0.75%  |
 |---------------------------------------------------|
 |Dr. Earl W. Abbott|6,826,631|99.25%|51,700 |0.75%  |
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Incumbent directors Mr. Ruskowsky, Ms. Chartier and Mr. Tataryn were re-elected along with nominees Mr. David Gibson, Mr. Jim Maldaner and Dr. Earl W. Abbott. A brief resume on each of our directors is included below.

Harry B. Ruskowsky is an entrepreneur with more than forty-five years of domestic and global strategic leadership experience relating to mineral and oil and gas projects. Mr. Ruskowsky has experience in finance and corporate management and is the founder president and chief executive officer of Trio. He is a long time member of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen.

Torrie Chartier, MSc. MBA, P. Geo., member of the Trio Board of Directors since May 2012, obtained her MSc. from Michigan Technological University and an MBA from the University of Calgary. Torrie is an independent geological consultant, who brings to Trio more than 25 years of experience in the mineral exploration industry. Ms. Chartier has extensive expertise in the exploration for diamonds and has been directly associated with the discovery of numerous kimberlite pipes in the Great Lakes Region of Michigan, the Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Western Greenland. Ms. Chartier is currently a director and CFO of Uravan Minerals Inc.(TSX-V:UVN) and Sabre Graphite Corp. (CVE: SAG). Ms. Chartier has managed various exploration programs and is a qualified person for the purpose of National Instrument 43-101.

Mr. Daniel Tataryn, member of the Trio Board of Directors since March 2008, has over 30 years' experience in the aviation business and is currently a captain for a Canadian airline. Mr. Tataryn holds a Canadian and American airline transport license, and brings over 30 years of business and management skills to the Board.

Mr. David Gibson, a graduate of Georgian College in Business Administration specializing in Marketing. His career in the mining industry started in 1982 working in the northern mining districts of Ontario and Quebec performing geotechnical, geophysical and geochemical surveys for junior and major mining companies. Throughout his career Mr. Gibson has performed contract field services along with contract diamond drilling and has provided technical consulting services to numerous junior and major mining companies in Canada and the United States. Mr. Gibson brings over 28 years of mineral exploration experience and mining acumen to Trio including geomatics, geophysical and geochemical expertise.

Mr. Jim Maldaner, BCOM, CA, is a Chartered Accountant and Partner in DNTW Chartered Accountants. Jim has extensive experience in public accounting and in industry. Industry experience includes substantial background in the resource sector in various senior financial capacities incorporating CFO, controllership, and treasury functions. Projects included administrating public corporations, initiating and managing internal audit, arranging financing and implementing mergers and acquisitions. Public accounting experience includes advising, accounting and tax for small to medium sized owner managed companies as well as audit and managerial support for publicly listed companies. Jim has served on the Board of Directors of Olympia Trust and is an active member on the Board of Directors of Appulse Corporation (TSX-V: APL).

Dr. Earl W. Abbott is a senior geologist with over 41 years of experience in mineral exploration for companies in the United States, Mexico, China, Africa and Costa Rica. From 1982 to the present, Dr. Abbott has been self-employed as a geological consultant managing metallic and industrial mineral projects and exploration programs. Dr. Abbott has conducted a number of exploration programs on the world famous Carlin gold trend in Nevada. A member of the American Institute of Professional Geologists and a past president of its Nevada section, Dr. Abbott is also a Certified Professional Geologist and a member of the Geological Society of Nevada (and its past president). He is also a member of the Society of Mining Engineers of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum. Dr. Abbott earned his Ph.D. in Geology in 1972 from Rice University. Dr. Abbott is presently a member of the Board of Directors of Big Bar Resources Corporation (TSX-V: BBK).

Shareholders also voted in favor of all other items of business at the meeting including approval of Trio's existing rolling 10% stock option plan and the appointment of MacKay LLP, Chartered Accountants as the auditors of the Corporation. Detailed voting results are available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

For further information on the contents of this news release or the activities of the Company, contact Mr. Harry Ruskowsky, President and CEO at (403) 262-9640.

Trio Gold Corp.

Suite 145-251 Midpark Blvd. SE

Calgary, Alberta T2X-1S3

Phone: (403) 262-9640

Fax: (403) 262-9759

E-mail:trio@triogold.com

Website: www.triogold.com

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