Expert Qualifications

This expert has been involved in the ski/snow sport safety industry for more than 40 years. He has extensive experience in evaluating winter sports sites such as ski areas, tubing, and sledding venues. He is certified as a professional ski instructor, and as an outdoor emergency care technician, and a snowmobile instructor. He is a member of numerous societies relating to winter sports safety, and has taught skiing and ski patrolled at numerous ski resorts.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: Colorado
  • National Ski Patrol Level 1+2 Mountaineering Training
  • National Ski Patrol Level 1+2 Avalanche Training
  • National Ski Patrol System Instructor Development Certificate of Achievement
  • Forensic Investigator Technician, National Association of Safety Professionals
  • Certified, Professional Ski Instructors of America
  • Certified, Outdoor Emergency Care Technician Certification, National Ski Patrol System
  • Co-Founder, California Ski and Snowboard Safety Organization
  • Member, National Ski Patrol, Rocky Mountain Division
  • Member, International Society for Skiing Safety
  • Member, American Snowsports Education Association
  • Member, Professional Ski Instructors of America
  • Author, Ski Safety and the Savvy Instructor, The Journal of the Rocky Mountain Professional Ski and Snowboard Instructor
  • Former, Ski Patrol, Hidden Valley Ski Area
  • Former, Ski Patrol/Patrol Training Instructor/Director/Mountain Sweep Leader, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area
  • Former, Ski Patrol Team Leader, Copper Mountain Ski Area
  • Former, Ski Patrol and Educator, Loveland Basin Ski Area
  • Former, National Ski Patrol Avalanche Instructor
  • Former, Ski Instructor, Vail Resorts
  • Current, Ski and Snowsport Safety Consultant, private consulting firm

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