First Chair: Jennifer Simpson Weier

Shares Her COVID-19 Story

Have a safe and wonderful Memorial Day weekend! Here are three new First Chair Podcasts that highlight the many ways members stay busy on and off the snow.

Jennifer Simpson Weier Shares her Nurse Experience with COVID-19 Patients

First Chair catches up with PSIA Alpine Team member Jennifer Simpson Weier, who moonlights in her off-season as an emergency room nurse. Jennifer shares how she ended her ski season early at Aspen, Colorado and transitioned to working as a frontline ER provider in Minnesota. PSIA-AASI sends a special shout out to Jennifer and all the frontline healthcare workers for the important role they play in society. You can also listen to PSIA-AASI member Muffy Ritz’s story about her first-hand COVID-19 experience.

PSIA-AASI Northwest Division Offers Online Courses for All Members

First Chair catches up with Katie Feucht about new online learning opportunities that are available to all PSIA-AASI members. Check out how Northwest has set up and structured their digital learning opportunities and how you can hop in and continue your online learning this month with courses such as Alpine, Snowboard, and Telemark Remote Movement Analysis. View more PSIA-AASI online courses.

Erin Connors and Ciarra Deslisle Talk About the Junior Instructor Program

Meet Erin Connors and Ciarra Deslisle from Windham Mountain. Erin helped introduce Ciarra to Windham Mountain’s Junior Instructor Program, and Ciarra shares her experience about why it’s fun to work as an instructor. Learn how you can use PSIA-AASI’s Junior Instructor Program to jumpstart your training program for next season.