Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 29, 2011
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
9446 Dunloggin Road, Ellicot City, MD
(Address of principal executive offices)
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Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (443) 742-2134
33 Turnberry Drive, Wilmslow, Cheshire K92QW
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

On December 29, 2011, Leslie Clitheroe resigned from his positions as President and Treasurer of American Strategic Minerals Corporation (the “Company”) and Christopher Clitheroe resigned from his position as Secretary. On December 29, 2011, Andrew Uribe was appointed as the Company's Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary. Additionally, on December 29, 2011, Mr. Uribe was appointed to the Company's Board of Directors. Immediately upon Mr. Uribe's appointment to the Board of Directors, Leslie Clitheroe and Christopher Clitheroe resigned from their positions as directors of the Company. Neither Leslie Clitheroe nor Christopher Clitheroe resigned due to any disagreement with the Company or its management regarding any matter related to the Company's operations, policies or practices.
Andrew Uribe has served as the President of the Calima Group LLC since September 1999. Mr. Uribe served as president and director of Emy’s Salsa AJI Distribution Company, Inc. from July 2006 to December 2008. Mr. Uribe served as the sole officer and director of Southridge Technology Group, Inc. (OTCBB:SOUT) from April 13, 2007 through July 13, 2007. Southridge Technology Group, Inc. provides customized computing and communications services and solutions for small to medium-sized businesses. Mr. Uribe is a Spanish language interpreter for FIRN. Since 2003, Mr. Uribe has been an adjunct instructor in clinical forensics at Anne Arundel Community College. From March 2000 until December 2004, Mr. Uribe was a chemist for the U.S. Department of Defense. Mr. Uribe has in the past been involved in the development and marketing of point-of-care testing for HIV antibodies for use in underdeveloped countries as a screening tool for early diagnosis.
Mr. Uribe has no family relationship with any of the executive officers or directors of the Company. There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Uribe and any other person pursuant to which he was appointed as an officer of the Company.  There have been no related party transactions in the past two years in which the Company or any of its subsidiaries was or is to be a party, in which Mr. Uribe has, or will have, a direct or indirect material interest.  
On December 29, 2011 the Company entered into an indemnification agreement with Mr. Uribe that provides, among other things, for the indemnification to the fullest extent permitted or required by Nevada law, provided however, that Mr. Uribe shall not be entitled to indemnification in connection with (i) any “claim” (as such term is defined in the agreement) initiated by him against the Company or the Company’s directors or officers unless the Company joins or consent to the initiation of such claim, or (ii) the purchase and sale of securities by him in in violation of Section 16(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.  This summary of the indemnification agreement is not complete, and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the agreement that is attached as an exhibit to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


The exhibit listed in the following Exhibit Index is filed as part of this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Exhibit No.
Form of Indemnification Agreement


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
Date:  January 5, 2012

/s/ Andrew Uribe
Name: Andrew Uribe
Title: Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer