Entries by Kristi J

Women’s Scholarship Opportunity

Are you or someone you know a female ski/snowboard instructor looking for an opportunity to progress your professional goals? Do you need additional funding to attend events or exams? Click below to find out more about the Nancy Oakes Hall Women’s Scholarship! Applicant must be a female member of PSIA-AASI with their Level I certification, […]

Excellence in Journalism award given to Michael Rogan

The Board of Directors of the Education Foundation of PSIA-AASI Western Division has launched a first-in-the-profession “Excellence in Journalism” award benefiting the snowsports industry. Recognizing the importance of communication about our profession to both members and the skiing/riding public at large is important to our growth and understanding of our sport, the Education Foundation launched […]

We want YOUR Pictures!

  Calling members! We want YOUR pictures and experiences. Message or e-mail us your pictures from the 2018-19 season for a chance to be featured in the next print newsletter! If you want a quick quote or story of a fun experience or moment, please send us those too! please e-mail all content to editor@psia-w.org. […]

The 2019 Board Of Directors Results

Thank you everyone who voted in our Board of Directors election. Your opinion matters, and the election results are in! Please welcome our new and returning members of the board! New to the Board   Jaime Marso-Tanner PSIA Level 2, June Mountain Ski School Director I’d like to be one of those individuals that not […]

A Special Spring Convention Clinic for a cause

  New at the 2019 PSIA-W Convention is an Education Foundation Legends Clinic to benefit our Foundation. The three-hour clinic has a $25 premium on it which is a direct donation to our PSIA/AASI-W Education Foundation. In addition, the Western Division will donate another $25 to make a total donation of $50 on your behalf. […]

Why Travel? Story From an International Instructor

A year ago, Kurt McMahon from Australia wouldn’t imagine he’d be where he is now. After graduating from high school, Kurt embarked on a more conventional route and enrolled at a university. Kurt loved studying and university life, but he had a burning desire to explore and see the world. A year into a physiotherapy […]

Events to look out for in March

What a month! Tahoe resorts received up to 300  inches (That’s about 25 feet) of snow in February alone, according to the Opensnow report . Not bad for the shortest month of the year. Many resorts have broken records for biggest February in recorded history. The average February snowfall for Tahoe is 72 inches (6 […]

Veteran’s Reunion Lake Tahoe 2019

Join us again this year for the weekend of March 23 & 24, 2019 at Sierra At Tahoe! The event is a chance for veterans and active military to spend a weekend in the Lake Tahoe area. This is an opportunity for those who have served to reconnect with fellow vets from past and present conflicts. The […]

We Want You To Run for the Board

Do you have qualities and experience that would make you a valuable member of the PSIA-AASI Western Division Board of Directors?  Do you have ideas on how PSIA-AASI can better serve its members? Do you have the skills needed to implement those ideas?  If you think the answer to these questions is “yes,” we’d love […]