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Tag: Scott Kaden

July
12th

Pacific Northwest Ski Area Association picks former Stevens Pass general manger John Gifford as new president

Former Stevens Pass Ski Area general manager John Gifford was announced this morning as the new president of the Pacific Northwest Ski Area Association.  Gifford takes office Aug. 15 replacing Scott Kaden.

Here is the announcement from the PNSAA:

The Pacific Northwest Ski Areas Association (PNSAA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of John Gifford as its new president.  Gifford will assume his duties on August 15.

“I am very pleased to announce John Gifford’s return to the PNSAA, where he served as a PNSAA board member for the past eight years,” said Dave Rathbun, chairman of

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June
20th

Pacific Northwest Ski Area Association president Scott Kaden announces resignation

The Pacific Northwest Ski Area Association announced today the resignation of president Scott Kaden after a 12-year term.

Here’s PNSAA statement:

Scott Kaden announced he is stepping down as president of the Pacific Northwest Ski Areas Association (PNSAA) to pursue additional, formal education on a full-time basis.  Kaden became the PNSAA’s third president in July 2000, succeeding Doug Campbell who retired after 10 years with the Association.  Kaden’s last day will be September 15, 2012.

Under Kaden’s leadership, the PNSAA has enjoyed numerous accomplishments over the past 12 years.  Most notably, he improved the financial health of the PNSAA, ensuring

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April
25th

Pacific Northwest Ski Area Association breaks tradition to honor 3 Northwest Weather and Avalanche Center meteorologists

From the Pacific Northwest Ski Area Association:

Last evening, the membership of the Pacific Northwest Ski Areas Association (PNSAA) broke tradition and presented three Forest Service Partner of the Year awards – one each to Garth Ferber, Kenny Kramer, and Mark Moore.  The Partner honor is reserved for a USDA Forest Service employee who significantly and decisively helps to improve the quality and safety of Pacific Northwest winter sports facilities.  Ferber, Kramer, and Moore are meteorologists employed by the Northwest Weather and Avalanche Center (NWAC) – a unit of the USDA Forest Service.  In recognition of their nearly

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