News Release: November 14th, 2003
Appointment of Donald M. Lorimer to the Board of Directors
Mr. Duane Poliquin, President, announces the
appointment of Donald M. Lorimer to the board of Director of
Almaden Minerals Ltd.
Mr. Lorimer qualified as a Chartered Accountant
with Price Waterhouse & Co. and subsequently was a financial
executive with the Patino Mining Corporation and Little Long
Lac Gold Mines Ltd. In 1971 he joined A.E. Ames & Co. and
on his transfer to Vancouver became a director and vice president
responsible for corporate and government underwriting in British
Columbia. He is currently a portfolio manager with Odlum Brown
Mr. Lorimer's experience will permit Almaden
to fulfil the requirements of proposed new regulations regarding
Corporate Compliance and Audit Committees.
Almaden is an exploration stage company engaged
in the acquisition, exploration and development of minerals
properties of merit in Canada, United States and Mexico.
For additional information, please contact
Duane Poliquin, President (604) 689-7644.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
The Toronto Stock Exchange
has not reviewed nor accepted responsibility for the adequacy
or accuracy of the contents of this news release which has been
prepared by management. Statements contained in this news release
that are not historical facts are forward looking statements
as that term is defined in the private securities litigation
reform act of 1995. Such forward -looking statements are subject
to risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to
differ materially from estimated results. Such risks and uncertainties
are detailed in the Company's filing with the Securities and