The Minnie Dole Award is rarely given and recognizes those exceptional patrollers. We want to thank Dick Woolf and Butch MacQueen for being exceptional and creating a leading pathway for those a part of the program. Congratulations!
Congratulations to Butch MacQueen, from the Western New York region of the Eastern Division who was recently awarded the Minnie Dole Award for his outstanding service in the National Ski Patrol.
Dick Woolf is a patroller at Stratton Mountain Resorts has been awarded the prestigious Minnie Dole Award. For the past 53 years as a patroller Dick has proven to showcase that of devotion, dedication and the sacrifices that embody NSPs' founder, Charles Minot 'Minnie' Dole.
2023 Spring Officers Meeting
The annual Eastern Division Spring Officers Meeting is underway in Albany, NY. Region Directors, program supervisors as well as other NSP members are on site to discuss past, present and future of the Eastern Division. Photos of the event will be posted on the Eastern Division Flickr page - view photo here
Want to Become a Patroller?
Are you interested in becoming a member of the National Ski Patrol? It does come with a lot of perks, on and off duty. You will be providing service and safety in an environment that you already love. You can form lasting friendships with the best people in the world! You have the opportunity to hone in medical and rescue skills, something not available with very many memberships. Click this link for more details.
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