Rare Element Appoints Robbin Lee as Director of Investor Relations

Rare Element Appoints Robbin Lee as Director of Investor Relations 
LAKEWOOD, COLORADO -- (Marketwired) -- 04/29/13 -- Rare Element
Resources Ltd. (NYSE Amex:REE)(NYSE MKT:REE)(TSX:RES) (the "Company")
is pleased to announce that Robbin Lee has joined the Company as its
Director of Investor Relations. 
Ms. Lee is an Investor Relations professional with over 20 years of
experience working for domestic and international as well as large-and small-cap companies. Prior to their merger with AMB Property, she
was Vice President of Investor Relations for ProLogis, the world's
leading owner, operator and developer of industrial real estate with
operations in over 20 countries. The ProLogis IR program received
numerous awards during Ms. Lee's tenure, including several top
rankings by Institutional Investor for the real estate investment
sector. Prior to ProLogis, she spent 12 years in senior IR roles for
a number of companies in the mining sector, including Echo Bay Mines,
PolyMet Mining and Atlas Corporation. 
Randall J. Scott, President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "We
are excited about the progress we are making moving the Bear Lodge
Critical Rare Earth Project into production and wanted to make sure
we had a proven professional to communicate our successes to the
market and our shareholders. Robbin's background in mining and strong
communication skills make her an ideal person to help Rare Element
Resources build an industry leading investor relations program." 
Rare Element Resources Ltd. is a publicly traded mineral resource
company focused on exploration and development of rare-earth elements
(REEs), with a significant distribution of critical rare earths
(CREEs). In addition to the REE exploration and evaluation efforts,
the Company controls the Sundance gold project, which is located on
the same property in Wyoming. 
Visit the Company's Website at www.rareelementresources.com.  
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Contacts:
Rare Element Resources Ltd.
Robbin Lee
Director of Investor Relations
720.278.2462
www.rareelementresources.com