I have a long history in the Snow Sport industry as an instructor, supervisor, guest services manager, and snow sports school director.
I have served PSIA/AASI-I as the Administrative VP for four years and am currently, serving my second year as the President of PSIA/AASI-Intermountain and I am an active Alpine DECL in the Intermountain Division
I have been a member of PSIA/AASI-Intermountain since 1991. From then to the present, I have worked in the Intermountain Division as the Ski School Director at Snowbird and the Ski School Director at the Canyons. I have worked as an instructor and trainer at Powder Mountain and Park City Mountain Resort where I currently work part time.
Prior to moving to Intermountain Division, my Snow Sports teaching began at Spout Springs-Oregon in 1966. From then until moving to Intermountain Division, I worked as a full time ski instructor/trainer at Spout Springs- Oregon, White Pass-Washington, and Sun Valley- Idaho. I spent ten seasons as the Ski School Director at Bridger Bowl-Montana, one season as the head coach for the BSEF Buddy Werner race program, two seasons as a recreational race coach and trainer for the Bridger Bowl Ski School, and four seasons as the Ski School Director at Breckenridge-Colorado.
In 1973 I served as a Clinic Leader for PSIA-NW and attended the first National Academy at Mount Hood, Oregon. In 1976 I became a Clinic Leader and Examiner for PSIA-NRM and I served in that capacity until moving to Colorado in 1986. I functioned as a Clinic Leader and Examiner for PSIA-RM until moving to Utah where I have been an active DECL for PSIA-I from 1991 until the present. I am a former PSIA-National Team Member and former Certification Chairperson for PSIA-NRM. I was an examiner for the first in the Nation PSIA level 2 and level 3 Snowboarding exams held in Breckenridge and A-Basin. I was a coach for the 1981 Alpha Course in Sweden and have been a coach at eight National Academies.
Home Area: PCMR
Term: 2011 to 2014