The Golden West Chapter

of the

International Society of Explosives Engineers


The Golden West Chapter of the ISEE serves northern and central California and western Nevada as a body of specialists composed of all segments of the explosives industry readily available to provide services in the matters which affect the manufacture, transportation, storage and use of explosives and related equipment.






2020 Chapter Officers and

Board of Directors


President:††††††††††† Mike Chiurato


Secretary: †††††††††††Joe Stack


Treasurer:††††††††††† Jerry Fulghum


Board Members:†† Mike Burneson


††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Todd Quigley




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†††††††††††††† The Spring 2020 newsletter is now posted.Find it HERE.


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†††††††††††††† Mark your calendars now for the Chapterís Annual Clay Shoot fund-raiser

†††††††††††††† to be held on Saturday, May 30th.Details in the current newsletter.††††††††††††††††

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Coming Events and Items of Interest:

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††††††††††† May 30, 2020


†††††† Golden West Chapterís annual clay

††††††††††† shoot fundraiser


††††††† Location: Coon Creek Trap & Skeet

††††††††††††††††††††††††† Lincoln, CA


††††††† More info can be found HERE




††††††††††† June 28-July 1, 2020


††††54th U. S. Rock Mechanics /

†††††††††††† Geomechanics Symposium.


†††††† Location:Denver, Colorado


†††††† More information can be found HERE





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