Me, Ski Patroller Julie

I joined the National Ski Patrol in 2006, challenging OEC in November of 2005, and completing Senior Alpine Patroller requirements in 2012.  From the very beginning of my patrol career I have been actively giving back via teaching, mentoring, leading, encouraging, and being involved.


  • OEC Instructor and IT
    • Senior program trainer/evaluator
  • OET Instructor
    • Senior program toboggan evaluator
  • MTR Instructor
  • PSIA Level1, actively pursuing Level 2

Leadership Positions

  • 2017 Candidate, NSP Board of Directors
  • 2014- appointed NSP Central Asst. Division Director
  • 2011-2015- Elected Patrol Representative and Chair, Board of Directors
    • improved morale
    • increased visibility of Hidden Valley within region and division
    • influential in greatly increasing numbers of HV patrollers seeking continuing education opportunities at region, division, and national clinics
  • 2009-2011- Member (elected) Hidden Valley Board of Directors
    • completed mentoring booklet used by candidates for several years

Recognition and Awards:

  • 2017 National Number 11892 appointment
  • Central Division Certificate of Appreciation for OEC-MSP evaluation
  • Southern Region Certificates of Appreciation for Training, Fund-raising
    • Co-Chair SR Meeting and Banquet, 2014
  • 2016 Southern Region, repeat Southern Cross for Fund-raising
  • IMG_19822014 Southern Region, Southern Cross forAdministration
  • 2013 Southern Region Outstanding Patrol Representative
  • 2013 Southern Region Outstanding Large Patrol
  • 2009-10 Hidden Valley Employee of the Year


Personal and Professional Growth

  • has attended all NSP Powderfalls and PECs except 1
  • attended 2 PSIA National Academies (2016, 2017)
  • regularly trains at home and away to improve performance