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Southern Division - NSP

Southern Division - NSP

Patroller Conference 2022

In Person in Kingsport, TN

August 26-28, 2022

MeadowView Conference Resort & Convention Center
1901 Meadowview Parkway, Kingsport, Tennessee, USA, 37660
Tel: +1 423-578-6600
Please reserve your room and ask for the National Ski Patrol 2022 rate of $116.00 plus taxes
Call (800) 820-5055 MeadowView direct.
Hotel deadline for reserving rooms at the NSP rate is: Friday - August 5, 2022 5:00 pm

NSP Event registration and payment are due no later than: Sunday - July 31, 2022 5:00 pm

Here are some events scheduled for patrollers this year:

  • General Session - all day Saturday
  • National and Division updates
  • Division Program Supervisor briefings
  • Celebrating 50 years of Southern Division history!
  • Overview and demonstration of NSP Center For Learning (LMS)
  • Information on opportunities for expanding Bike and Host programs
  • Snowsports and OET update
  • Executive Board Meeting - Friday
  • Annual Board of Directors Meeting - Sunday
    This is the Official Notice for the Annual Board Meeting.
  • 2022 Hybrid Refresher (hybrid Refresher opportunity for ROAs, ITs, IORs)
  • Instructor Development Hybrid Course (Senior Elective)
  • Roundtables for PDs, OEC (instructors, ITs, ROAs), Senior T/Es
  • Lunch options (Full or Light)*
  • Awards Banquet Saturday Evening*
    * additional fee required

MeadowView is a full service hotel and conference center that caters to the needs of its guests. There are two State Parks close by for outdoor recreation. The hotel has its own golf course, plus swimming pool and hot tub. The meeting facilities are first class, and the Hospitality Suite is an experience!

Golf meet-up and play with other Patrollers Friday morning. Contact Gordon Pettit (High South RD)

Mountain Bike group ride opportunity with other Patrollers Friday morning. Contact Tom Byron

I would like to add my personal invitation to all members and alumni. This is your event! Please join us for a fun, informative, and educational experience deep in the mountains of Tennessee.

Tom Byron - Southern Division Director
Teresa T. Stewart - Southern Division Event Organizer

A registration form may be found here.

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2021 Conference Presentations

Videos

  1. Introduction
  2. 2021 Covid update
  3. National Appointment and Leadership Commendation Awards
  4. Giving Credit Where Credit is Due
  5. Back Country Search and Rescue
  6. Basics of Incident Investigation
  7. MTR Update
  8. Bike Patrol
  9. OEC New Skills Cycle B Refresher
  10. NSP Hybrid Learning-Flipping the Classroom
  11. Awards
  12. Board Meeting

Power Point Presentations

  1. 2021 Covid update
  2. National Appointment and Leadership Commendation Awards
  3. Giving Credit Where Credit is Due
  4. Basics of Incident Investigation
  5. MTR Update
  6. OEC New Skills Cycle B Refresher
  7. Full Body Vacuum Mattress
  8. NSP Hybrid Learning-Flipping the Classroom

Awards

Southern Division Outstanding
Steve McCarragher Outstanding Patrol Representative
Linda Humphries Outstanding OEC Instructor
John Doyle Outstanding Paid Patroller
John Davis Outstanding Alpine Patroller
Craig Cox Outstanding Patrol Director
Campbell Fields Outstanding Young Adult Patroller
Bartek Drewnowski Outstanding Instructor
Wintergreen Outstanding Large Alpine Patrol
 
Certified
Peyton Love  
Jeffrey Birks  
 
Certificates of Appreciation
Thomas Raudorf Tom stepped in to fill the Alumni Advisor position when that position became vacant due to the sudden passing of the current advisor.
 
Bill Clarke For filling the role of the Dixie Region Senior Coordinator after the passing of Matt Adams in November 2020. Bill accepted the interim position to ensure the Dixie Region Senior Program continued during the 2020-2021 season.
 
William C. (Bill) Smith For doing what Bill always does, and stepped when called on. Bill filled the Division Elections Coordinator Position when the appointee suddenly passed away.
 
National Appointments
Paul Gagon National Appointment # 12237
Chris Polhemus National Appointment # 12246
 
50 Year Lifetime
Doug Carlberg  


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