Roca Mines Inc.

Roca Mines Inc.

February 19, 2007 17:51 ET

Roca Appoints Director; Grants Incentive Stock Options

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Feb. 19, 2007) - Roca Mines Inc. (TSX VENTURE:ROK) ("Roca" or the "Company") announces that Mr. John Baker has been appointed as a Director of the Company effective February 14, 2007. Mr. Baker, a senior geological advisor to Roca since 2003, is a key member of the Company's exploration board (see ROK#14-06 press release dated August 17, 2006). In the late 1980's and 90's, Mr. Baker was instrumental in directing and managing the growth of JT Thomas Drilling Ltd., a successful international diamond drilling company that was ultimately acquired by Major Drilling Group International Inc. in 1997. Mr. Baker's success in the exploration and diamond drilling industry brings a wealth of experience to the Company.

Roca also announces, subject to regulatory approval, the granting of incentive stock options to directors and consultants of the Company to purchase up to 2,600,000 common shares of the Company at a price of $1.45 per share for a period of five years.


David J. Skerlec - Chief Financial Officer

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