Silver Quest Resources Ltd.

Silver Quest Resources Ltd.

April 22, 2010 08:00 ET

Silver Quest Appoints New Director

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 22, 2010) - Silver Quest Resources (TSX VENTURE:SQI) ("Silver Quest" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Robert McLeod, P.Geo to its board of directors.

Mr. McLeod is founder and Vice President Exploration for Underworld Resources and Full Metal Minerals, and a director for Keegan Resources and Tintina Gold Ltd. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree, majoring in Economic Geology from the University of British Columbia (1993) and in 1998 graduated from Queens University, Masters in Geology, Mineral Exploration Program. He is a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists, member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC, Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, Alaska Miners Association and the BC & Yukon Chamber of Mines.

Mr. McLeod is a highly technical, creative and innovative exploration geologist. He has over seventeen years of post-graduate experience in mining and mineral exploration, working for a variety of major and junior mining companies. As an exploration geologist and project manager at Miramar's Hope Bay project, he was part of the team that discovered the Naartok deposit, as well as expanding and delineating the Boston and Doris deposits. As Vice-President Exploration for Underworld Resources, his team acquired, discovered and delineated the Golden Saddle and Arc Deposits at the White Gold Property, Yukon.

"Rob's participation in Underworld's White Gold Discovery, as well as many years of experience and discovery in the Cordillera will be a valuable addition to the Silver Quest team", said Randy Turner, President. "This experience will give us a clear advantage as we explore our Properties in the White Gold District during the 2010 field season."


Randy Turner, President

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