Entries by Jon Kelder

5/22/2020 – Awards

Thank you Lourie and John and to our division for some outstanding work and commitment. Good Evening Patrollers, Well the night is here. Time for the National Ski Patrol’s Western Michigan Region 2020 Virtual Awards Ceremony. Your hosts for tonight are Lourie Hurley and John Donnelly. Please follow this link and enjoy the next 30 minutes. […]


Next Region meeting – by phone conference 4/21/2020.  Need invite?  email john Donnelly or Jim Tuinier

4/30/2019 – Region Meeting time and place

May 4, 2019 – Our meeting will begin at 2PM and I expect it will be in the Cedar Lounge (upstairs) at Cannonsburg.  Region IT’s will be having their meeting in the same room immediately prior so be thoughtful if you arrive early as they are completing their meeting.  As our awards banquet will be […]

2/1/2019 – Section 2 – Section Chief

SECTION WM 2 IS HOLDING AN ELECTION FOR SECTION CHIEF!   Kevin Barrons, the current Section Chief, is retiring from the Section Chief position – after 6 years in this position he is term limited.  We are most fortunate to have three (3) very qualified people who have stepped up and volunteered to run for […]

11/7/2018 – NSP FEMA ICS Requirement

As reported in the newest e-mail from NSP National, all patrollers are now being required to complete  Federal Emergency Management Agency Incident Command System ICS-100.C: Introduction to the Incident Command System course. See info from Michael Walenta HERE

10/16/2018 – Director’s Note:

Please go and VOTE!!!!  My main message is to VOTE, turnout last year was abysmal (just over 20%).  If you need background info on all the candidates, go HERE or contact your patrol rep/director or me, JohnDonnelly for our thoughts. For what it is worth, Brian Rull is a current board member from Central Division […]

10/16/2018 – Voting open

From Central Division: Members of the NSP Central Division The voting has open for you to vote for your NSP National Board Member. You can vote for one person or up to four people. It’s your right to vote in this election and I urge you to exercise this right. I still believe we need […]