National Ski Patrol Taps Meegan Moszynski as new Executive Director
CONTACT: NSP Communications Director Candace Horgan at (303) 988-1111, x2625.
The National Ski Patrol (NSP) announced recently that Meegan Moszynski has been appointed the organization's new executive director, effective July 17, 2017. Moszynski brings extensive experience working with leaders in the private, public and nonprofit sectors and has developed a strong network of local and international stakeholders in a variety of industries. Her work lies at the intersection of business, government and non-governmental organizations, and she strives to foster continuous dialogue among those sectors to promote sustainability, facilitate investment and affect change.
"I am so thrilled to join one of the leading organizations in an industry that I love," said Moszynski. "I can't wait to join my colleagues at the National Ski Patrol and to start working on ensuring the safety of all those enjoying the world of winter sports. I also look forward to exploring the challenges and opportunities that our industry faces and working with our partners to continue making the winter season the best season."
Moszynski most recently worked as president of QF Group, Inc. and executive director of The Leaders Initiative. Previously, she directed the Ideas Program at the Biennial of the Americas, where she curated conversations on today's most significant issues in the Americas related to trade, education, the environment, culture and community. Her career has seen her work in many different industries, and taken her to Chile, California, Wyoming, New York and New England.
She has collaborated on clean energy initiatives in China, educational and vocational training programs for women and children in Pakistan, and rural economic development projects in Cambodia. She speaks French, Italian and Spanish, and has lived and traveled throughout South America, Western and Eastern Europe, southern Africa and northern China.
"The National Ski Patrol is fortunate to have such a dynamic leader joining our organization to help propel us into the future," said NSP Board Chair Jim Woodrum. "Meegan has a diverse background and a set of skills in leadership that will support our mission and collaboration with our industry partners."
Moszynski frequently counsels and advises young professionals seeking unique career paths in Colorado. She has served on many boards, including her current work on the Denver Advisory Board of The Kitchen Community. Her most significant volunteer work was with The Aspen Institute, where she devoted time to the Aspen Ideas Festival, Leaders Action Forum, Winter Words, Summer Words and the McCloskey Speaker Series.
Moszynski has a master's in international trade, investment and development policy studies from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey and a bachelor's in international studies with a concentration in European studies and history of art and architecture, as well as a minor in Italian, from Middlebury College.
About the National Ski Patrol
The National Ski Patrol is a federally chartered nonprofit membership association dedicated to serving the public and the mountain recreation industry. For 79 years, the NSP has been at the forefront of safety and emergency care education programs. The association's 30,000 members represent 98 percent of the nation's patrollers. For more information, access www. nsp.org.