Chapter Awards & Recognition
2019 Potomac Chapter Awards received at the ISEE 45th Annual Explosives & Blasting Conference in Nashville, TN.
2018 Potomac Chapter Awards received at the ISEE 44th Annual Explosives & Blasting Conference in San Antonio, TX.
2017 Potomac Chapter Awards given at the 43rd ISEE Annual Convention on Explosives and Blasting Technique held in Orlando, FL on January 29, 2017
The Chapter Membership Trophy is awarded annually and passed between chapters and awarded to the Chapter showing the highest increase in the number of new international ISEE members. This was the 3rd time the Potomac Chapter has won this award since it began in 2001. The other 2 years were 2008 & 2010.
Chapter Website Award – given to the Chapters with the most outstanding websites. This was the 5th time in the last 6 years that the award has been given to the PC.
Chapter Quality Operations Award – given to the Chapters with the most timely and organized submission the ISEE.
Chapter Volunteer Service Award – given to the PC Treasurer Brad Bockey.
Chapter Volunteer Service Award – given to the PC Secretary Mel Fletcher.
2016 Potomac Chapter Awards given at the 42nd ISEE Annual Convention on Explosives and Blasting Technique held in Las Vegas, NV.
2015 Potomac Chapter Awards given at the 41st ISEE Annual Convention on Explosives and Blasting Technique held in New Orleans, LO.
2013 Potomac Chapter Awards
Lon Santis wins ISEE Presidents Award
Potomac Chapter Wins International Website Award for 2nd year in a row!!
2012 Potomac Chapter Awards
Potomac Chapter Wins International Website & Newsletter Awards!!
The International Society of Explosives Engineers (ISEE) recently held their 38th Annual Conference on Explosives & Blasting Technique at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Conference Center located in Nashville, TN. The conference was attended by Chapter Members Frank and Nikki Klebieko, Bob Spaniol, Dave Collins, Brian McCombie, Lon Santis, Jim Miller, Joe Colicchie, Jason Blais, Scott Becker, Billy Zimmerman, George Field and Mel Fletcher. The Conference was a huge event having a pre-registered attendance of 1,070; there were also over 100 exhibits of blasting related industry products and services. The ISEE, established in 1974, has more than 4,600 members in 90 countries and is represented by 36 Chapters in the United States, Canada and South America. At the Sunday Morning, February 12, 2012 Chapter Management Workshop, attended by Frank, Bob & Mel, the ISEE Board of Directors awarded the Potomac Chapter the Chapter Website Award. This is the first time our Chapter has ever won this award! Our Chapter was also awarded the Chapter Newsletter Award – In Print. Since 1993, when this award was first given, the Potomac Chapter has won this award an impressive 9 times. A special thanks to any and all chapter members who helped in making these two endeavors an award winning experience.