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Elections are Open — Meet the “Slate of Five”

As promised in previous Election articles, NH Region will bring news from Eastern Division, NSP or any other Division we find relevant for informing NH members while they consider who to cast votes on their ballot. Balloting will open late tonight at 6 PM. NSP will email your ballot invitation, which is an internet based ballot maintained and audited by a third party vendor specializing in certifying elections for non-profits and corporations.

Eastern Division is centering its election news on their Facebook page titled: Eastern Division of the National Ski Patrol. Visit anytime, they stated that videos and articles will be landing on their wall on a daily basis. Remember to LIKE the page if you visit.

Today Eastern Division debuted their first video, for Wendy Arnio

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NSP 2017 Elections Are Now Open — introducing the “Slate of Five”

Once again it’s NSP Voting Season. The NH Region will feature many news articles on top of the website’s NEWS page during this period. Voting opens today and runs through the first day of December.

NSP just finished mailing the election insert in the Fall 2017 edition of SKI PATROL Magazine. Their goal is to inform you about all the candidates running for office. They also maintain a special website called “Meet the Candidates” where platforms are published. Please read about the candidates and consider contacting them with questions. Phone numbers and emails are published.

Eastern Division NSP has also begun a candidate information campaign to advocate for the election and reelection of the National Board Representatives from our local division. However, instead of advocating for just our local candidates, Eastern Division decided to review the nationwide candidates and encourage us all to vote for the best candidates with the best track record for guiding NSP into the future. They have chosen a geographically diverse “Slate of Five” candidates.

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2017 Eastern Division Annual AMN Event

I attended the annual 2017 AMN refresher in September (17th/18th) at the "Winding Trails Camp" in Farmington CT. This event is typically held in Northfield MA (Cross Country Ski Area) alternating with other regions within the Eastern Division. Due to a conflicting...

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National Board Election Season has begun…

National Ski Patrol is once again in an election year for National Board representation. The NSP.ORG website debuted the 2017 CANDIDATES website where members may read the platform statements of each nominee.

The NSP Forum web page is also open again this year, where questions can be posted and candidate responses can be tracked. The forum allows multiple candidates to post their responses to member posed questions. NSP want to encourage discussions between the members and the candidates.

New Hampshire Region is dedicated to help our members learn about the candidates

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In Memoriam: Michael Burns – Gunstock Patroller

With sadness, the Region would like to announce that longtime Gunstock Ski Patroller and NSP member Michael Burns died unexpectedly on Saturday, September 30th, 2017. He served as an Alpine Patroller at Gunstock in Gilford NH for 16 years.

Visiting hours will be Tuesday, October 10th from 4 PM to 7 PM at R.M. Edgerly and Son Funeral Home, 86 South Main Street, Rochester, NH. The funeral will be the next morning, Wednesday, October 11th at 10 AM, beginning at Trinity Anglican Church, Rochester Hill Road, Rochester, NH with Fr. Matthew Mirabile, pastor, officiating.

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Looking forward to a Great Ski Season

Fall is upon us and winter will be here before we know it. I hope to see many of our NH Region Patrol members participating in NSP Programs this year.  Over the past several years I have had the opportunity to work with and observe good motivated individuals enjoying...

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NH Region 2017 Elections – Candidate Nominations

Central and Southern Section Chief Elections will be held this year at the Fall Patrol Refreshers in only the Central and Southern NH Region Patrols.  Nominations for both offices closed at the end of summer and only one nomination was received for each position. ...

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2017 NH Region Refresher List

2017 Annual NSP refreshers are the responsibility of each local patrol. Attending outside you local patrol requires permission from the Patrol Director. Email PD’s using the links

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In Memoriam: Murry Smith — Mt. Sunapee Patroller

Murray Smith, a fixture patroller at Mount Sunapee, age 76  died Sunday, September 3, 2017, at the VA Hospital in White River Junction, VT.  He patrolled for over 45 years.  He will be missed by his fellow patrollers, although to remember him, the ski resort named the...

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