SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 6, 2012
JOSHUA GOLD RESOURCES INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
99 Bronte Road, Suite 121
Oakville, Ontario, Canada
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (877) 354-9991
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Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of
Departure of Chairman of Audit Committee
On February 6, 2012, Michelle Stanford resigned from her position as Chairman of the Audit Committee of Joshua Gold Resources Inc. (the Company), which resignation was effective on that date. Ms. Stanfords resignation was not the result of any disagreement between the Company and her on any matter relating to the Companys operations, policies or practices. Ms. Stanford will continue to serve as a director of the Company and as a member of the Audit Committee.
Appointment of Chairman of Audit Committee
On February 6, 2012, the Board of Directors of the Company appointed Mr. Garry Honcoop to serve as Chairman of the Audit Committee in a non-directorial capacity, until his successor is duly appointed and qualified.
Mr. Honcoop has worked for the past thirty years as an accountant representing clients by leading tax and compliance departments of numerous public firms. Mr. Honcoop currently serves as a principal for the public accounting firm Micacchi Warnick & Company Professional Corporation Chartered Accountants. Mr. Honcoop attended Wilfrid Laurier University and has completed the in-depth tax and audit program from the ICAO and is a member of STEP.
Mr. Honcoop was selected to serve as Chairman of the Audit Committee based on his business experience, financial acumen and understanding of compliance related issues and audit processes.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
Joshua Gold Resources Inc.
Date: February 9, 2012
/S/ Benjamin Ward
President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director