VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 13, 2012) - Western Pacific Trust Company (TSX VENTURE:WP) (the "Company") announces that Suzanne R. Mercier has resigned from the Board of Directors of the Company for personal reasons effective July 11, 2012.

The Company thanks Ms. Mercier for her contribution during her tenure on the Board.

About Western Pacific Trust Company

Western Pacific Trust Company is a non-deposit taking Trust Company. Western Pacific is licensed to do trust business under the Financial Institutions Act in British Columbia, and is also registered extra-provincially in Alberta, as a non-deposit taking Trust Company.

On Behalf of the Board,


John de Wit, President and CEO

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Contact Information:

Western Pacific Trust Company
John de Wit
604-669-6978 (FAX)