Staccato Gold Resources Ltd.

Staccato Gold Resources Ltd.

May 12, 2008 12:03 ET

Staccato Gold Appoints Senior Exploration Manager

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 12, 2008) - Staccato Gold Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:CAT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Gary Edmondo, M.Sc. Geology, to the position of Senior Exploration Manager. Gary will oversee all of the Company's exploration activities in Nevada.

Gary is a seasoned professional geologist with over 18 years of exploration, project evaluation and development experience. Prior to Staccato, Gary was employed as the principle geologist at Atna Resource's Pinson Project, and before that he worked as the senior geologist at Fire Creek for North Mining.

Gary has conducted exploration programs throughout the state of Nevada for volcanic hosted epithermal systems, and has worked on Carlin style gold systems in the Battle Mountain Eureka Trend, Carlin Trend, and the Getchell gold belt. Gary is adept at using the latest technologies combined with traditional exploration tools to assist in the evaluation and development of exploration properties.

Grant Ewing, Staccato's President and CEO, stated: "We are very pleased to have attracted an individual of Gary's caliber to manage the Company's exploration programs. Staccato is well funded to aggressively explore its prospective projects in Nevada, and with the hiring of Gary, the Company has strengthened its technical team considerably."

Staccato Gold announces that Alan Morris has resigned from his position as Exploration Manager to pursue other opportunities. Staccato also announces that it has granted stock options to buy 400,000 shares at an exercise price of $0.20 to a consultant of the company. The options have a five year term, and are subject to the regulatory policies of the TSX Venture Exchange.

On behalf of the Board of Directors


Grant Ewing, President & CEO, Director

About Staccato Gold Resources Ltd.: Staccato Gold is a well funded junior gold exploration company with resources and advanced stage exploration assets located exclusively in Nevada. The Company has assembled a portfolio of five highly prospective gold prospects in the dominant gold trends in Nevada.

Statements in this press release other than purely historical information, including statements relating to the Company's future plans and objectives or expected results, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on numerous assumptions and are subject to all of the risks and uncertainties inherent in the Company's business, including risks inherent in resource exploration and development. As a result, actual results may vary materially from those described in the forward-looking statements.

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