FALL FEST GUEST CLINICIAN BIOGRAPHIES
Where did you grow up? Seattle, Washington
When did you start working for PSIA-AASI? I started working for PSIA-AASI as a trainer and examiner in the Northern Rocky Mountain Division. In 2004, I made the PSIA Alpine Team for the first time and enjoyed being on the Team through 2016. And on July 18, 2016 I started my role as Chief Executive Officer.
Other industry credentials:
- CEO, PSIA-AASI
- Alpine Level III, Children's Specialist 2
- PSIA Alpine Team Member 2004-2016
- Assitant General Manager, Crested Butte Mountain Resort, 2014-2016
- Director of Resort Services, Crested Butte Mountain Resort, 2010-2014
What’s your favorite personal item in your office? Framed pictures of the Wildflower festival, Crested Butte Colorado. As well as my photos of the PSIA-AASI National Teams.
What’s your favorite daily ritual at work? So far, saying, "good morning," to the team here at the national office.
Travel destination: England
Current television show: Casual
Movie: The Gambler
Sports team: BMC Cycling
Board game: Burton Dyce
Run: Elk Park Ridge at Big Sky, Montana
Ski or riding destination: Powderhorn Ski Resort, Colorado
Name one unusual talent you possess: Juggling
What’s something that not many people know about you? My true passion is snow skating.
What would you say to someone not involved in snowsports to encourage them to try skiing or riding? It is truly one the greatest ways to spend the winter months with friends.
What animated or cartoon character do you most identify with? Fred Flintstone
What song title best describes a typical day of work at PSIA-AASI? “Best Day of My Life” by American Authors
Who are your favorite bands or musicians? Currently, Lumineers and The head and The heart
Coolest place you have ever been: Perfect North Slopes, Indiana
Top three off-snow activities:
1) Any activity with the family
PSIA-AASI makes me… SMILE
I would like to meet… More of our members because it gives me a reason to be on snow.
What’s your snowsports goal? To never stop learning in all aspects of our profession.