Washington Office

                      Institute of Makers of Explosives
                      1212 New York Ave., NW, Suite 650
                      Washington, DC 20005
                      (202) 429-9280



The Washington office of the Institute is managed by a staff of dedicated and experienced professionals who you may contact directly with your questions about the commercial explosives industry or association business.


Debra Satkowiak, President

John Boling, Vice President, Government Affairs

Susan Flanagan, Legislative and Regulatory Counsel

Josh Hoffman, Technical Director

Cindy Lopez, Office Manager

Lauren Nilssen, Meetings and Communications Manager

Colby J. Sholler, Senior Manager, Government Affairs

Suzanne Swanhorst, Manager, Human Resources and Finance      

David Boston, UN Consultant

Judith Hammerschmidt, General Counsel