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So far Beckett Stokes has created 15 blog entries.

Time to Expand

By |2021-01-26T22:24:02+00:00January 26th, 2021|Categories: Member News and Information, Ski Patrol Magazine|

Diversity within the National Ski Patrol and Solutions for Improvement By Eryka Thorley (Originally published in Ski Patrol Magazine) When is the last time that you walked into a room and you were the only person that looked like you, the only person in the room that spoke your native language? Or the only person that [...]

About National Ski Patrol’s commitment to inclusion

By |2020-12-24T17:56:28+00:00December 18th, 2020|Categories: Member News and Information, NSP News, Ski Patrol Magazine|

The National Ski Patrol recognizes that, along with the rest of the industry, we have work to do regarding diversity, equity and inclusion. Increasing the diversity of our membership is a key part of our vision themes in our Strategic Plan. Like many in our industry, we are committed to this journey. A recent column by [...]

Marriage and Patrolling

By |2020-11-12T16:46:42+00:00November 12th, 2020|Categories: Faces of the NSP, Ski Patrol Magazine|

How our patrolling candidacy strengthened our marriage By David Flynn (Originally published in Ski Patrol Magazine) When my then-girlfriend Rosemary and I finished a tour with the ski school, we decided that the next step in our evolution was to try out for the patrol. For us, there were several obvious benefits, such as learning to [...]

Ski Resorts Promote Sustainability

By |2020-11-06T18:46:22+00:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: Member News and Information, Ski Patrol Magazine|

Patrols, like Arapahoe Basin, take a leadership role By Lindsay DeFrates Photos courtesy of Arapahoe Basin The morning meeting runs smoothly. Tony Cammarata, the operations director/ski patrol director at Arapahoe Basin for the last 10 years, runs through the daily assignments of duties. He then covers the pass-on topics like first aid and safety discussions. The [...]

Hearing from Patrollers of Color

By |2020-10-09T20:08:58+00:00October 9th, 2020|Categories: Faces of the NSP, Member News and Information, Ski Patrol Magazine|

By Meegan Moszynski, NSP Executive Director As the national conversation about racism amplified in late spring 2020, the national staff and I started to think about how NSP could contribute. Our 10-year strategic plan addresses our vision to “have increased membership numbers, diversity and increased retention” and ensure that “all of our members have compelling stories [...]

Pay your 2020 dues by June 30!

By |2020-06-25T17:08:32+00:00June 25th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

If you have not already done so, you need to pay your 2020 dues by JUNE 30. After June 30, you will need to call the national office to pay your 2020 dues over the phone with a credit card or send in a check by mail. Please help us prevent a backlog of calls to [...]

Where’s Everyone Else?

By |2020-06-15T17:15:42+00:00June 15th, 2020|Categories: Faces of the NSP, NSP News, Ski Patrol Magazine|

Growth opportunities in ski patrol with minorities By Mandela Echefu  (Editor's note: This story was originally published in the Fall 2018 issue of Ski Patrol Magazine. We are re-publishing it here because of its relevance to the current conversation about diversity, and the experience of black, indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC)  in areas -- liker [...]

COVID-19 Updates

By |2021-05-10T22:22:36+00:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

We will be posting updates from NSP offices about changes and adjustments that our staff and programs are making in response to the shifting situation around COVID-19. The abrupt end of the 2019/2020 snow season in March of 2020 generated shock and bewilderment across the industry and the world. Creativity, team work and resiliency [...]

Letter from Executive Director Meegan Moszynski

By |2020-03-16T21:52:05+00:00March 16th, 2020|Categories: NSP News, Safety|

Dear NSP Community, I am sure you are all aware how COVID-19 is impacting nearly every aspect of private and public life now. Many ski areas and resorts have closed in line with requests and recommendations to eliminate opportunities for large crowds to assemble. We know these closures have very real ramifications for everyone in our [...]

Are you grateful for your patrol? For ski patrolling? Remember NSP on #GivingTuesday!

By |2019-11-25T23:30:27+00:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Member News and Information, NSP News|

Remember NSP and local ski patrols with a Facebook Fundraiser for #GivingTuesday!