Board Member Spotlight


Shaun DeBray

Mr. Shaun DeBray is NWRA’s Board Member of the Month.  Mr. DeBray has a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Montana Tech, 1986.  He is currently employed by Barrick Nevada, Cortez District.

Mr. DeBray worked from 1988-1991 at Cominco Resources - Buckhorn Mine Nevada - Mining Engineer; 1991-2004 Barrick Goldstrike Gold Mines, Inc. – Sr. Dewatering Engineer/Open Pit Supervisor/Mine Engineer; 2004-2006 Placer Dome Cortez Mines Inc., Sr. Dewatering Engineer/Supervisor; 2006-present Barrick Nevada - Cortez District, Sr. Dewatering Engineer/Supervisor. 

Mr. DeBray was asked by active NWRA board members to join the Board of Directors and represent the northern mining interests.  He hopes to keep membership interests up by finding and sharing new ideas that are water related.

DeBray has been married for 29 years and has three children (two married/college grads and one high school senior).  He was born and raised in Glasgow, Montana and moved to Nevada in 1988.  He enjoys hunting, fishing, bowling, and golfing.  He is a Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Committee member since 1999 and a Wildlife Conservation volunteer for habitat enhancement.