High Desert Gold Corporation

High Desert Gold Corporation

May 21, 2010 09:21 ET

High Desert Gold Reports Results of Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders and Resignation of Director

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 21, 2010) - High Desert Gold Corporation ("HDG" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:HDG) announces that at the annual and special meeting of shareholders held on May 20, 2010 shareholders voted in favour of the election of all the Company's nominees as directors, the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors and the approval of the Company's stock option plan.

Following the shareholder meeting, Mr. John Watson resigned as a director of the Company in order to pursue other interests. As a result, the board of directors of the Company now consists of Mr. Ralph Fitch, Mr. Paul Haber, Mr. John Paul and Ms. Tina Woodside. The board intends to fill the vacancy created by Mr. Watson's resignation and has begun the search for a suitable candidate.

Ralph Fitch, President and CEO of the Company, stated "We want to thank John for his contributions to the Company. John joined the board at the time of our IPO in 2007 and has been an important part of our development to date. We wish him continued success in his future endeavours."

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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