NSP
Southern California Region

Awards2017

Regional Awards

National Ski Patrol honors excellence in a multitude of disciplines.  We proudly acknowledge our regional patrollers that have been recognized at Division and National level as the best-of-the-best.

Program Advisor:  Barbara Baxter  awards@socalnsp.org

 

Dave Moore

Dave Moore

Outstanding Alpine Patroller - Male

David Moore 

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National Recognition

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Regional Recognition

 
Cita Bodea

Cita Bodea

Outstanding Alpine Patroller - Female

Cita Bodea 

National Recognition

Regional Recognition

 

Big Bear Ski Patrol

Big Bear Ski Patrol

Outstanding Alpine Patrol - Large

Snow Valley Ski Patrol Dedicated to helping the public enjoy their skiing and snowboarding experience in the safe mountain resort environment of Snow Valley, CA.

 
Mt. Baldy Ski Patrol

Mt. Baldy Ski Patrol

Outstanding Alpine Patrol - Small

Mt. Baldy Ski Patrol has participated in 13 Avalanche Awareness seminars with Adventure 16, Local Ski Clubs, and Ski Dazzle over the last 3 years.  In addition, this mountain has participated in two fundraisers for the Southern CA Snow and Avalanche Center over the last 3 years to raise money for our local Avalanche Forecast Center.  This patrol has several patrollers who volunteer at Ski Dazzle to help promote and recruit for the National Ski Patrol. 

 

 

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Outstanding Nordic Patrol

Mt. Pinos Ski Patrol is trained in a variety of mountain skills such as Mountain Travel and Rescue, and avalanche avoidance and rescue. In addition, some members of our patrol are registered with the California Emergency Management Agency (CalEMA) and participate in statewide search and rescue efforts.

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National Recognition

Regional Recognition

 

Outstanding Professional Patroller

Karissa Blankenship, Bi Bear Ski Patrol . 

National Recognition

Regional Recognition


Outstanding Mountain Host

Mike Milliorn, Snow Valley Mountain Patrol

 

Outstanding Young Adult Patroller

Agustin Noriega, Big Bear Ski Patrol

 

Regional Recognition


Outstanding First Year Patroller

Jenny Lo, So Cal Nordic Mt Pinos

 

Jack Moskowitz Pursuit of Excellence

Not awarded this year

 


Outstanding Nordic Patroller

Cassius Murphey, So Cal Nordic Mt Pinos

 

Regional Recognition

 
Steven Sealy

Steven Sealy

Outstanding OEC Instructor

Tina Choi-Nelson In three short years this patroller has demonstrated a remarkable ability to embrace and embody the mission of NSP, learn and hone the skills to not only be a great patroller, but an instructor, and has reached beyond the boundaries of the NSP organization in her efforts to engage, enlighten, and collaborate with businesses, government agencies, and educational institutions to advocate on behalf of Ski Patrol;  to champion it’s causes and it’s mission to expand the base of support. She truly believes in the importance of NSP and the critical need for advocacy in membership as well as fundraising to continue the legacy of this great organization 

 

Regional Recognition


Nick Elliot

Nick Elliot

Region Directors Award

Nick Elliot

 

Bob Levy 

 
Rene Perez

Rene Perez

Outstanding Instructor

Rene Perez

National Recognition

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Regional Recognition


Shawn Biglari

Shawn Biglari

Outstanding Administrative Patroller

Shawn Biglari

 

Outstanding Patroller

Kristin Holmbeck, Big Bear Ski Patrol


Karl Chulski

Karl Chulski

John Hanson Memorial Award

Karl ChulskiHans Ludwig, So Cal Nordic Mt Pinos 

 
Doug Hill

Doug Hill

Dave Tollakson Memorial Award for Outst MTR Instructor

Kamran Paydar, So Cal Nordic Mt Pinos