The seven officers of the Society constitute its Board of Directors.

President: Dr. Ken Smit
Senior Research Scientist, EP Group, WCSD
Defence Science & Technology Group
Edinburgh, SA 5111, AUSTRALIA
e-mail: ken.smit[at]

Vice President: Dr. Denis Spitzer
Director of NS3E Laboratory, UMR 3208 ISL-CNRS-UNISTRA
French‐German Research Institute of Saint‐Louis
5 Rue du Général Cassagnou, 68301 Saint-Louis, FRANCE
e-mail: denis.spitzer[at]

Vice President: Dr. Magdalena Rusan
Ludwig Maximilians Universität München
Butenandtstr. 5-13, 81377 Munich, GERMANY
e-mail: march[at]

Treasurer: Scott Hall
Nammo Defense Systems, Inc.
4051 N. Higley Rd.
Mesa, AZ 85215, USA
e-mail: shall[at]

Secretary: Dr. Shingo Date
Department of Applied Chemistry, National Defense Academy
1-10-20 Hashirimizu, Yokosuka, Kanagawa 239-8686, JAPAN
e-mail: sdate[at]

Archivist: Dr. Zac Doorenbos
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
e-mail: doorenbos1[at]

Immediate Past President: Dr. Jesse J. Sabatini
Research Chemist, Explosives Technology Branch – Synthesis Group,
Lethality Division, Weapons, Materials & Research Directorate,
U.S. Army Research Laboratory
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005, USA
e-mail: jesse.j.sabatini.civ[at]