Entries by Jon Kelder

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 […]

8/20/2018 – 2018 Central Division Fall Division Meeting

Central Division Patrollers – The 2018 Fall Division Meeting will be held at the Chula Vista Resort in the Wisconsin Dells, on September 7, 8 and 9, 2018. This is a great opportunity to take a class, meet new patrollers from around the Division and celebrate outstanding performance at the Awards Banquet. THE ONLINE REGISTRATION […]

3/19/2018 – Region Meeting

Our next Region Board meeting is next Tuesday, March 20 at our usual location (Brann’s on Division).  We will start at 6:30PM, so please arrive early if you plan to eat before we get started. 

3/17/2018 – West Michigan Region NSP Awards Banquet 2018

The Patrollers of WM Section 1 Region cordially invite you and a guest to its annual Region Banquet.  Celebrate our volunteers and their dedication.  Our Ski Patrol Volunteers give selflessly of their time and talents to help others in their community.  Volunteers provide valuable service that truly makes a difference.  Appreciate and recognize your fellow […]

2/27/2018 – Banquet and awards nominations

Just a quick FYI as there have been questions.  The Region Awards’s banquet this year is in Section 1 and Timber Ridge was the site established when our Region calendar was finalized last fall.  The banquet (and a Region meeting) will be held on May 5.  The calendar can be found on the Region website […]

2/14/2018 – updates

Happy Valentines Day!  The minutes from the last business meeting have been uploaded. There are many events still happening in our Region for February and March.  Take a look at the calendar and get involved!!