Royal Standard Minerals Inc.
OTC Bulletin Board : RYSMF

Royal Standard Minerals Inc.

November 15, 2006 09:30 ET

RSM Establishes Advisory Board

MANHATTAN, NEVADA--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 15, 2006) - RSM (TSX VENTURE:RSM) (OTCBB:RYSMF) is pleased to announce that the Company has established an Advisory Board to its board of directors. The Advisory Board will initially include three mining industry veterans whose background and experience should be valuable to Royal Standard as it continues to advance bring its Nevada properties into production.

The members of the Advisory Board are:

(i) Edward G. Thompson P.Eng. Mr. Thompson is a professional
engineer with over 45 years of experience in the mining
industry and holds both a B.Sc. and a M.Sc. from the University
of Toronto. Mr. Thompson has had considerable experience in
Nevada and is a past President of the Prospectors and
Developers Association of Canada. He currently sits on seven
junior company boards including Chariot Resources Limited,
Aurogin Resources Limited, and Spartan Resources Inc.

(ii) Robert N. Granger Q.C. Mr. Granger is a former corporate and
securities lawyer who practiced in Toronto, Canada. He has had
considerable experience in the mining industry having
previously been the CEO of Landmark Corporation and Anvil Range
Mining Corporation. He is currently the Chairman and CEO of
Hurricane River Mining Corporation which is exploring its gold
property in Val d'Or, Quebec and of Copper Reef Mining
Corporation which is primarily involved in exploring for base
metals in the Flin Flon, Manitoba greenstone belt.

(iii) John D. Harvey P.Eng. After graduating from the University of
New Brunswick with a B.Sc. in Geology in 1959 Mr. Harvey joined
Noranda Mines Limited as an exploration geologist. Before
retiring in 1995 he served as President of Noranda Exploration
and CEO of Hemlo Gold Mines Inc. Mr. Harvey is currently
engaged as a Qualified Consulting Geologist (P.Eng. Ontario)
and serves as a director of a number of companies including
Goldeye Exploration Limited, Baltic Resources Inc. and Tribute
Minerals Inc. of which he is Chairman.

Mr. Larsen indicates, "the Corporation will benefit from the input of the Advisory Board members to the deliberations of the board of directors. It is anticipated that the Advisory Board members would join Royal Standard's board at the meeting to be held on May 26, 2007."

Royal Standard Minerals Inc. is an exploration and development company with advanced gold projects in Nevada.

The Canadian Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for adequacy or accuracy of this release as per Exchange Policy 3.3 section 6.5.

Royal Standard Minerals cautions that the statements made in this press release and other forward looking statements made on behalf of the Company may be affected by such other factors including, but not limited to, volatility of mineral prices, product demand, market competition, imprecision of mineral estimates, and other risks detailed herein and from time to time in the Securities and Exchange Commission filings of the Company.

C.U.S.I.P. # 780919106


Contact Information

  • Royal Standard Minerals
    Roland Larsen
    775-487-2460 (FAX)