Kaminak Gold Corporation

Kaminak Gold Corporation

April 08, 2011 16:59 ET

Kaminak Announces Election of Garth Kirkham to the Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 8, 2011) - Kaminak Gold Corporation (TSX VENTURE:KAM) is pleased to announce that further to its Annual General Meeting, the Shareholders have approved the appointment of Garth Kirkham to the Board of Directors, subject to regulatory approval.

Garth Kirkham

Mr. Kirkham obtained a Bachelor's degree in Science from the University of Alberta in 1983. He established Kirkham Geosystems in 1997, which specializes in 3D computer modeling and resource/reserve estimations at the preliminary assessment, pre-feasibility and feasibility study stages of mining projects. In addition, he is the Chair of Geological Society of the Canadian Institute of Mining and is Councillor for APEGBC. In 2010, Garth was awarded the Sproule Memorial Plaque by the CIM for his log-term committment to projects in the North.

Sean Mager did not run for appointment to the Board. He was one of Kaminak's earliest Directors, and the Company wishes to thank him for his work on the Board and wishes him well in all his future endeavors.

Stock Options Grant

Kaminak Gold Corporation's Board of Directors has granted an aggregate of 1,205,000 stock options, subject to regulatory approval, to an Insider of the Corporation. The options will have an exercise price of $4.03 per common share, with a hold period of four months and will expire on April 8th, 2016.

On behalf of the Board of Directors of Kaminak

Rob Carpenter, Ph.D., P.Geo., President and CEO

Kaminak Gold Corporation

For further information about Kaminak Gold Corporation or this news release, please visit our website at www.kaminak.com.

Kaminak is a member of the Discovery Group of companies. For more information on the group please visit www.discoveryexp.com.

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