Task Forces

Below is a list are listings of all of the Task Forces and their members. 

Education Leadership Council 

The Education Leadership Council (ELC) serves PSIA-AASI educational directives and acts as the conduit between all discipline task forces and association leadership to drive consistency in all educational initiatives. The ELC additionally acts as the visionary steering council for future growth and evolution in snowsports education. During the 2016 Leadership summit, the ELC was charged with Strategic Goal Three: Complete the transition in consolidation, consistency and cooperation regarding education and certification.  

Brad MillerCentral
Don HaringaEastern
Stephen HelfenbeinIntermountain
Weylin Barrett
Northern Intermountain
Jill ImsandNorthern Rocky Mountain
Kim PetramNorthwestern
Dave GregoryRocky Mountain
Heidi Ettlinger
Western

Michael RoganAlpine Team Coach
Jeb BoydTeam Manager
David LawrenceCross Country and Telemark Team Coach
Geoff Krill
Adaptive Team Coach
Scott AnfangSnowboard Team Coach


Adaptive Alpine Task Force

Kirsten Gannon Central
Kathy Chandler Eastern
Jason Malczyk Intermoumtain
Chuck Chiu Nothern Intermountain
Rebbeca Starr Northern Rocky Mountain
Sarah Ramsay Northwest Division 
Beth Fox Rocky Mountain 
Dan Stormer Western

Adaptive Snowboard Task Force

Kathy Chandler  Eastern
Johnny Landward
Intermountain
Chuck Chiu Northern Intermountain
Rebbeca Starr Northern Rocky Mountain
Sarah Ramsay
Northwest 
Beth Fox
Rocky Mountain
Dan Stormer Western

Alpine Task Force

The Alpine Taskforce serves PSIA-AASI alpine discipline directives and acts as the conduit between all divisional alpine certification and education groups. It also acts as the visionary steering group for future growth and evolution of alpine sport education. To drive consistency in all educational initiatives, the alpine taskforce reports to the Education Leadership Council (ELC).


Ken Herman
Central
Chris Ericson
Eastern
Dustin Cooper
Intermountain
Ben Roberts
Northern Intermountain
Emily Nedved
Northern Rocky Mountain
Mike Phillips /
Certification VP Rick Lyons

Northwest
Jonathan Ballou
Rocky Mountain 
Bryan Schilling Western

Children's Specialist Task Force 

Ned Pinske Central 
Sue Kramer
Eastern
Mark Nakada
Intermountain
Jani Sutherland
Northern Intermountain
Zoe Mavis
Northern Rocky Mountain
Kim Petram Northwest
Stacey Gerrish
Rocky Mountain 
Dan Ray Western

Cross Country 

Thomas Shaw
Central 
Mickey Stone
Eastern
Steve Haims
Northern Intermountain
Brenda Winkler
Northern Rocky Mountain
Bret Alumbaugh
Northwest
Patti Banks Rocky Mountain
Aaron Pearlman
Western

Freestyle Specialist Task Force

Brian Donovan
Eastern
Andrew Johnston
Intermountain
Jake Bolin
Northern Intermountain
Bridger Biggins
Northern Rocky Mountain
Kyle Skutch
Northwest
Co-chairs: Tony Macri /
David A Oliver
Rocky Mountain
Ryan Christoffersen
Western

Snowboard Task Force

David Seelbinder Central 
Brian Donovan
Eastern
Sandra Guzman  Intermountain
Jake Bolin Northern Intermountain
Tim Dietz
Northern Rocky Mountain
Rick Brown Northwest
Chris Rogers
Rocky Mountain
Artie Castro
Western

Telemark Task Force

John Fay Central 
Mickey Stone Eastern
Grant Bishop Internmountain
Steve Haims Northern Intermountain
Stewart Chumbe
Northern Rocky Mountain
Greg Dixon
Northwest
Jim Shaw
Rocky Mountain
Aaron Pearlman
Western