As the snow continues to fly, teasing us to another great season of skiing, I thank Rick Micoli for the welcome to this new position of Region Awards Advisor. Thank you to Rick for an excellent job over the past 6 years. I also thank Jerry Sherman for his support and congratulate him on his new position as National Awards Advisor.
The Region Awards Committee has a representative, or two, from all of our patrols. I thank them all for their hard work. Seek them out for help with a possible award for a fellow patroller. They are:
Advisor Kris Vasiliauskas email@example.com
Bristol Glenn Becker firstname.lastname@example.org
Bristol Betsy Landre email@example.com
Brantling Dave Vinke firstname.lastname@example.org
Hunt Hollow Bryan Howe email@example.com
Hunt Hollow Skip Millor firstname.lastname@example.org
Nordic Marcia Mundrick email@example.com
Nordic Deb Whalen firstname.lastname@example.org
Powder Mill Gwen Faulkner email@example.com
Swain Joe Menichino firstname.lastname@example.org
Review Board Scott Mundrick email@example.com Chair
Spring and Fall Awards presented this year:
A National Appointment was awarded to Steve Sipple # 12088. Congratulations Steve!
The Unit Citation Certificate was given to Bristol Mountain Ski Patrol for being nominated by Eastern Division for the National Outstanding Ski Patrol Award.
A Distinguished Service Award was presented to Sue Haefner. Although retiring from Hunt Hollow, she continues to serve our Region as an OEC IT and OEC Instructor. Thank you Sue!
Meritorious Service Awards were awarded to:
Mike Mooney for Region ID Advisor
Rick Micoli for Region Awards Advisor
Tom Wallin for Region OET Advisor
Deb Whalen for Region Nordic Advisor
A Purple Merit Star was awarded to Tim Eygabroad.
EDPAA from Brantling went to:
A 50 year National Lifetime Service Award was presented to Jim Nickerson.
This years Outstanding Genesee Valley Region Awards went to:
YAP – Nikki Martello from Swain (Outstanding Young Adult Patroller)
Lehman – Glenn Gebhard from Swain (Outstanding Instructor)
Mundrick – Elaine Pratt from Bristol (Outstanding OEC Instructor)
Stevens – John Starke from Hunt Hollow (Outstanding Patroller)
Doyle – Jerry Sherman from Bristol and Hunt Hollow (Region Distinguished
Service award for long term service to NSP in multiple disciplines)
Williams – Chris Babcock (Outstanding volunteer work outside of NSP)
Congratulations to all Award recipients.
Genesee Valley Region Awards Advisor