2021 National Board Elections Underway
The National Board elections are underway. Thank you to those of you who have already voted. For those who have not, the deadline is December 1. We encourage you to read the platforms of the candidates and participate in the election.
If you are unsure who to vote for, the Eastern Division has endorsed Rick Boyce, Myron Allen, Herb Edwards, and Kristi Ball for the National Board. More details about each candidate can be found on the NSP site.
Visit www.nsp.org, sign in using your patroller number, then click on the Vote button to see platforms of each candidate and access the ballot. If you have any questions, please ask your patrol rep or region director.
It's OEC Refresher Season
‘Tis the season - the annual OEC refresher. Which also means the start to ski season is not that far away. Be sure to check, not only the Eastern Division calendar, but your Region and/or your local patrols calendar for when your refresher is being held. Also, make sure to complete your OEC online workbook, as well as any other requirements your local mountain may have. Also, make sure to follow the Division Covid-19 guidelines as well as your local areas. Most of all - Stay Safe! click here for more info
Masks Required at Region/Division Events
The Eastern Division BOD revised Covid-19 Protocols based on:
Fresh Off The Press!
The 2021 Summer Trail Sweep is here. This issue is a Patrol Directors Must Read. Has this pandemic added stress to your life? Or any other incident we may have seen as patrollers? The new Stress Awareness Initiative may have information you need. How did you cope with Social Distancing? The Eastern Division YAPs still found a way to be "social, yet distant". Be sure to read how our YAPs were on the cutting edge of Social Distance, and much more in the Summer edition of the Trail Sweep. Click to download either, color / grayscale copies.
Ski Patrol Radio Podcast
Get an insider’s perspective on wearing the red jacket and all aspects of ski patrolling. This podcast from the National Ski Patrol features experts discussing medical care, avalanche and snow safety, and all things related to an outdoor lifestyle and vocation.
Be sure to check out the latest episode - click here
NSP Hall of Fame Class of 2020
The Eastern Division is honored to recognize Bill Boulter, Larry Close, Nick Collins, Bob Scarlett who have been inducted into the National Ski Patrol Hall of Fame class of 2020 - Congratulations!
View the Eastern Division Hall of Fame Page
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