The annual awards ceremony recognizes members’ achievements as instructors, leaders, and collaborators in the industry.
Ron LeMaster, Educational Excellence: This award recognizes members who authored or helped develop educational materials or resources related to teaching snowsports or the snowsports industry.
Katherine Hayes Rodriguez, Distinguished Service: This award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to support the success of PSIA-AASI and its members.
Charles (Charlie) Rockwell and Jani Sutherland, Lifetime Achievement: This award recognizes exceptional members who developed and implemented programs, projects, and procedures affecting the association on a national level while demonstrating dedication, devotion, and self-sacrifice serving in their role.
Michael Mendrick, 3 C’s Award: This award recognizes members who demonstrated positive leadership within their snowsport school or division through consistent collaboration, communication, and cooperation with peers and guests – they serve as role models for others.
Gina Basiliere, Top of the Course Award: This award recognizes members who scored at the highest percentile in people, teaching, and skiing or snowboarding technical knowledge; and who empowered other candidates during the level III exam process.
Stevie Lund (2019) and Dylan Ault (2021) Angus Graham Rising Star Award: This award recognizes standout members who show promise charting a career path within the snowsport industry.