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Snowsports Leadership Academy...

Far West 86th Annual Snowsports Convention
June 7 - 10, 2018

Atlantis Casino Resort & Spa
3800 S. Virginia St, Reno, NV 89502  *  800-723-6500 *  

Saturday, June 7, 2018

Snowsports Leadership Academy Topics

Morning Session I (8:45 AM — 10:15 PM)

– “Make Your Non-Profit Passion a Successful Reality”

– Presented by Dave Ludwig

Morning Session II (10:45 AM — 12:15 PM)

– "Knock Knock... Who’s There to Take Over? Successful Succession Planning”

– Presented by Todd Hood

Afternoon Session (2:40 PM — 4:00 PM)

– “I Want To Go On The Trip Too. Maximizing Travel of your Clients with Special Needs"

– Presented by Jane Gutierrez

All attendees of the Snowsports Leadership Academy will receive a Certificate of Completion for each module. All Delegates to the FWSA Convention are given internet access to the Leadership Packet, which contains a myriad of information on each of the components (with expanded topics).

Why you should attend the Snowsports Leadership Academy?

The purpose of the Snowsports Leadership Academy is to provide an informational forum to the members attending the Far West Ski Association Convention, and has evolved into a valuable resource. It is a Far West education program designed to provide Far West members training and tools to enhance and expand their clubs and be recognized industry wide as having a measure of standards and consistency.

The Academy Involves Eight Components Taking Office

  • Membership and Communication
  • Risk Management
  • Travel Programs Management
  • Technology Resources
  • Ethical Responsibilities
  • Ski Equipment Design
  • Building Membership Through Racing


Michael Bouton
FWSA VP Membership
208-703-0444 [C]


Online Registration is available beginning March 1, 2018.

Register by May 7, 2018 to secure your spot.

We look forward to you joining Far West in Reno, NV, June 7–10. 2018