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SURREY, British Columbia, May 5, 2015 - Desert Gold Ventures Inc. (TSX-V: DAU) (the "Company" or "Desert Gold") held its annual general and special meeting of shareholders (“AGSM”) on May 4, 2015 at the Company's head office in Surrey, British Columbia. At the meeting, shareholders voted in favour of motions electing three of the nominee's for directorship: Sonny Janda, Jared Scharf and Ayub Khan. Mr. Bruce Thorndycraft was nominated from the floor and elected as a fourth director by the shareholders.

Mr. Thorndycraft has over 40 years of experience as a Chemical and Metallurgical Engineer in the analysis, identification and development of processing and production engineering solutions for metals. He has worked as a consultant for projects in North America, South America, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Mr. Thorndycraft has held a number of executive positions including Chief Operations Officer for the Mina Lluvia de Oro Gold Mine in Mexico and Vice President of Operations for United States based Atlanta Gold Inc.

The firm of Dale Matheson Carr-Hilton & LaBonte, Chartered Accountants, was appointed as the Company's auditor.

Shareholders voted in favour of re-pricing the management stock options at $0.10 each.

Immediately following the AGSM, the board of directors appointed the following officers: Ayub Khan, as President and CEO and Jared Scharf as CFO. Also, at that time Mr. van Kerckhoven resigned from his position as President and CEO of the Company. The Company would like to thank Mr. van Kerckhoven for his hard work and dedication during his tenure as President and CEO of Desert Gold. The Company would also like to thank Mr. Theo Christodolou for his time and valuable effort as director and wish them both well in their future endeavours.

Desert Gold’s new CEO, Ayub Khan, remarked “We thank our shareholders for the vote of confidence at the meeting. We are very excited to bring a highly respected and experienced metallurgical engineer, Bruce Thorndycraft, onto the board of directors. His appointment brings valued technical experience to the board. Our focus is to further develop our mining assets into a production scenario whilst continuing targeted exploration on our most valued areas.”


“Ayub Khan”

Ayub Khan,
Chief Executive Officer
Desert Gold Ventures Inc.
+1 (604) 592 6881

For further information please visit our website www.desertgold.ca or information available on www.SEDAR.com under the company’s profile.

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