Nitinat Appoints New Director

August 17, 2012

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 17, 2012) - Nitinat Minerals Corporation (the "Corporation") (NZZ.V) announces that Messier Ian Stewart has resigned as a director of the Corporation and Mr. Herb Brugh, the President of the Corporation, has been appointed to the board of directors. The Corporation would like to thank Mr. Stewart for his service and wishes him success in his future endeavors.

Mr. Brugh received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Nebraska in 1961 with a major in Economics and Law. He then received a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Nebraska in 1963. He is a member of the Nebraska State Bar Association and admitted to practice before the Federal and State Courts there. He has also done post-graduate studies in Economics and earlier did extensive work in that field. From 1963 to 1983, he was a member of the firm of Barney & Carter in Lincoln, Nebraska, with extensive experience in legislation, litigation, corporate and business law. From 1983 through 1985, he was Senior Vice President of Resources International, with extensive work in mergers and acquisitions. Since then until the present, Mr. Brugh has been engaged in corporate and securities work, participating in numerous early stage companies in North America and Western Europe.

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