Independent DirectorMr. Clynton R. Nauman is an Independent Director of NovaGold Resources Inc. Mr. Nauman is the Chief Executive Officer of Alexco Resource Corporationration and Asset Liability Management Group ULC, and was formerly President of Viceroy Gold Corporationrationration and Viceroy Minerals Corporationrationration and a director of Viceroy Resource Corporationrationration, positions he held from February 1998 until February 2003. Previously, Mr. Nauman was the General Manager of Kennecott Minerals from 1993 to 1998
Age: 67 Director Since 1999Nauman has 25 years of diversified experience in the mining industry ranging from exploration and business development to operations and business management in the precious metals, base metals and coal sectors. The Board has determined that Mr. Nauman should serve as Director to gain from his significant experience as a senior mining executive working in the areas of environment, engineering and operations.