Region Director Qualifications and Responsibilities


1.   Must be a registered NSP member in the region.

2.   Must have served one year as a section chief or must have been a registered member of the NSP for at least five years, at least one of which has been served as a senior or certified patroller.

3.   Must have held an NSP patrol office or served as a region, division or national advisory committee.

4.   Must be familiar with the national policies and procedures as defined in the current NSP Policies and Procedures manual.

5.   Must be familiar with division, region, and section policies and procedures, as applicable.

The following lists the minimum recommended (not mandatory) eligibility requirements for region director candidates.

6.   Should have served as an NSP patrol representative for at least one year.

7.   Should have logged at least 45 days of active patrolling (excluding refreshers, tests, etc.) with one third of these at a ski area(s) in the region.

8.   Should have experience working with management at an area in the region.

9.   Should have participated in region administrative activities (e.g., attended region meeting, helped administer region testing/training activities).


1.   Serves a term in accordance with division bylaws and policies (currently a three year term and eligible for re-election for one additional term).

2.   Supports and fosters the NSP mission statement. Promotes NSP education programs within the division to maintain the integrity of NSP training standards.

3.   Is responsible for duties developed and designated by the division board of directors.

4.   Coordinates region activities and promotes uniformity with respect to NSP policies throughout the region.

5.   Promotes the financial support of the NSP and its programs.

6.   Visits all areas within the region during their term of office.

7.   Submits an annual report to the division board of directors

8.   Is responsible for communicating national and division policies to sections and NSP registration units.

9.   Is responsible for communicating NSP registration unit concerns to the division director and /or division supervisors.

10.  Writes articles and reports for the division newsletter.

11.  Ensures that all sections and registration subunits submit annual reports and financial reports in a timely manner.