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About the SME Colorado Section:

The Colorado Section is a legally constituted unit of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME), encompassing a specific geographical area. Our members are given the opportunity to network with their peers and hear valuable presentations through our activities.

Colorado Section Officers hold elected positions for a term of 1 year, from June through May. Elections for all board members are typically held in May. 

Colorado Section Officers: 

Melissa Chalona Chair 2022 - 2023
Amanda Davis Vice Chair 2022 - 2023
Eric Poeck Secretary 2022 - 2023
Phil Martin Treasurer 2022 - 2023
Maddy Sova Publicity Director 2022 - 2023
Richard Schwering (Interim) Programs 2022 - 2023
Alex Holtzapple Golf Tournament Chair 2022 - 2023

Colorado Section Directors: 

Heather Lammers Past Chair 2022 - 2023
Dick Beach Minerals Education Coalition 2022 - 2023
Mark Jorgensen Mineral Processing Division  2022 - 2023
Kristina Huss Director-at-Large 2022 - 2023
Jon Pianetti Director-at-Large 2022 - 2023
Kevin Moran Director-at-Large Pro Tem 2022 - 2023


Chair Contact Information: Melissa Chalona - mchalona@enganalytics.com
Membership Contact Information: Phil Martin - pmartin@rcflp.com

2022-2023 Event List
Month Date Activity Location
September 9/22/2022 Happy Hour with Mining4Beer Joyride Brewing Company
9/24/2022 Miners Give Back  Clear Creek Park 
October 10/20/2022 Dinner and Speaker with Colorado School of Mines TBD
November  11/17/2022 Holiday Happy Hour TBD
December
No Programming
January 
1/19/2023
Lunch Krumb Lecture
Virtual
February 
2/16/2023
Dinner and Speaker with Colorado State University
TBD
March 
3/16/2023
Happy Hour with Mining4Beer
TBD
April 
TBD
Miners Give Back 
May 
TBD
SME Gala 
TBD

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