American Creek announces appointment of new director and grant of stock options


    RAYMOND, AB, March 5 /CNW/ - American Creek Resources Ltd. (the
"Corporation") today announced that Kirk Harline has been appointed a Director
of the Corporation to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of John Harvey,
who will continue his involvement with the Corporation as an Advisor and
consultant. Mr. Harline was also appointed the Chair of the Corporation's
Audit Committee.
    Mr. Harline has been the Vice-President and Controller of Servus Credit
Union since its amalgamation in 2007 and held the same position with Capital
City Savings & Credit Union Ltd., one of the predecessor credit unions, since
March 2006. He commenced his employment with Capital City Savings & Credit
Union Ltd. in 1997 as Director, Internal Audit. Servus Credit Union is
currently a $4 billion financial institution with 50 branches. Mr. Harline
received a BSc. and Masters of Accountancy from Brigham Young University and
earned his Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation in California. He
also holds the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified Information
System Auditor (CISA) designations. Mr. Harline has worked in risk-based and
compliance audits, financial statement auditing, financial planning and
reporting, regulatory reporting and the implementation of accounting standards
within the corporate accounting processes.
    Allan Burton, President and CEO stated: "We are very pleased to welcome
Kirk to the American Creek Board and we look forward to his future
contributions as the company grows and moves forward. His background and
expertise in financial reporting and processes will compliment the existing
Board members' depth of exploration experience".
    The Board of Directors also granted stock options to acquire an aggregate
of 900,000 common shares of the Corporation ("Common Shares") at an exercise
price of $0.33 per Common Share under the Corporation's stock option plan to
certain Directors, officers, employees and consultants, of which stock options
to acquire an aggregate of 400,000 Common Shares were granted to Directors and
officers of the Corporation.
    The Corporation also announced that it is no longer using the consulting
services of Brent Ambrose, who was formerly the Vice-President, Exploration
and Development of the Corporation.

    American Creek Resources Ltd. is a Canadian mineral exploration company
focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of gold and silver
deposits within the Province of British Columbia, Canada.

    The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy
    or accuracy of this release.

For further information:

For further information: Darren R. Blaney, Chief Operating Officer, Tel:
(403) 752-4040, fax (403) 752-4020 or email:
Information relating to the Corporation is available on its website at

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