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U.S. Silver Corp. CEO Thomas H. Parker Named Silver Summit Chairman


August 13, 2010

Wallace, Idaho " Thomas H. Parker, CEO of US Silver Corporation, has been named Chairman of the 2010 Silver Summit, slated for Oct. 21 and 22 at the Davenport Hotel in Spokane, Washington.

“We are delighted that Tom Parker has agreed to chair this year's Silver Summit. He will bring to this annual gathering of 1,000-plus silver bugs his field-tested integrity and his enthusiasm for the silver-mining industry. Tom is a great supporter of this mining sector, and also of Idaho's Coeur d'Alene Mining District,” said Shauna Hillman, Silver Summit director.

A Mining Engineering graduate from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, with a Master’s Degree in Mineral Engineering Management from Penn State University, Mr. Parker has worked extensively in senior management positions in the mining industry for the past 45 years. Since November 2008 Mr. Parker has been the CEO of US Silver Corporation.

US Silver Corporation owns and operates the Galena, Coeur, and Caladay silver-lead-copper mines. These properties are all located in Shoshone County, Idaho. US Silver is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol TSX:USA. US Silver was formed in April 2006 and controls a land package now totalling approximately 14,000 acres. The company produced 1.198 million ounces of silver from its Idaho properties in the first half of 2010, along with 2.736 million pounds of lead and 500,000 pounds of copper.

“Tom Parker represents the renaissance of the Coeur d'Alene Mining District, and the rebirth of silver worldwide,” Ms. Hillman said, adding: “He is a leader in his community and in his industry.”

Registration to attend this year's Silver Summit may be accomplished on the conference website at silversummit.com. Prospective exhibitors and sponsors should contact Ms. Hillman via email at shauna@silversummit.com or by telephone during business hours (Pacific time) at 208.556.1621.