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The Connecticut Regional NSP Site is your source for connecting with Training and Development Programs, leveraging resources across patrols and celebrating regional accomplishments.

Recent News Updates:

  • Sept 21: Please congratulate Skip Mudge who ran unopposed and will serve as the CT Region Director for his final term.  Also congratulations to Greg Bruhin who ran unopposed and will serve as the CT Region Alternate Director.


  • Sept 17: it's OEC Refresher Time! Click here for all things Refresher!

  • Sept 17: All patrollers are urged to take this quick (about an hour) Stress Injury Preparedness for Patrollers course on It is very informative and critically important for all patrollers, regardless of experience, where we patrol or the type of accidents we work on. You can take it all at once or section by section. So get started now, you will be surprised how much you learn.

  • Sept 17: It's time to start thinking about who you want to represent us on the National Board of Directors. Voting opens on Oct 15 and closes on Dec 1. Click here for more information.

  • Sept 7: it is with mixed emotions that we bid Dr. Melinda Mingus farewell to CT. She has long served our region as patroller (CT Region Patroller of the Year, 2015-16 season), Instructor (CT Region Instructor of the Year, 2022-23 season), CT Region Director's Award recipient 2013-14 season, CT Region Safety Advisor, Eastern Division Safety Supervisor, force behind our division's Patroller Stress Awareness program, CT Region Medical Advisor, the list goes on. Melinda has been a friend, mentor, supporter and role model for many of us. She is moving to NVT where she will continue to contribute to NSP. With every loss, comes opportunities and it is with great pleasure that I welcome Dr. Steven Goldblatt as our new CT Region Medical Advisor. Steve is not new to this, as he has been serving as our Assistant Medical Advisor. He has big shoes to fill, and I know he will excel in his new position. All the best to Melinda in NVT and welcome to your new role, Steve!

  • Sept 4: The Joint Leadership Meeting Minutes (8/28/23) are now available.

  • Aug 20: This fall, the region will have an opportunity to elect our Region Director and Alternate Region Director for a two year term beginning April 1, 2024. We are currently accepting nominations. You may nominate yourself, or another patroller who meets the requirements listed here

  • May 23: Enhanced Patroller School is here again. This is a great opportunity to continue your patroller education in a fun way. Learn and share on topics such as OEC, Low Angle Rope Rescue, Lift Evac, Avalanche, Risk Management, etc. The focus here is FUN, networking and sharing. This is open to ALL NSP members, including Mountain Hosts.

  • May 3: CT Region Logo. If you would like to use the logo, please contact Skip Mudge for image file (much better than trying to grab from website or existing documents). 


  • Mar 14: Region Officers, Program Advisors and Patrol Reps, Annual Reports are due April 1. Please use the current report templates!

  • Mar 7: Do you know of a talented patroller who has "the right stuff"; someone who goes above and beyond; who exemplifies the best of who we are; someone who you look up to and respect? If so, write up a paragraph or so and tell us why they are deserving of recognition. Send us your nominations for CT Region Patroller of the Year, Instructor of the Year or Mentor of the Year.

  • Mar 1: Come celebrate the 2022-23 season. Reconnect with fellow patrollers. Honor those who have gone above and beyond for our patrols and programs. CT Region Awards Banquet is coming. Friday, June 9, 2023. Social hour starts at 1800. Check here for more information.

  • Jan 19: Our CT Region Treasurer, Liz Fenner has just accepted a new position as the Eastern Division Assistant Treasurer. Dallas Coffman, Eastern Division Treasurer has been looking for an Assistant Treasurer for quite some time. When discussions began at the Eastern Division board meeting last spring, he stated that his first choice would be one of our 15 region treasurers. He continued on saying that one name came to mind, the CT Region Treasurer, Liz Fenner.  A formal search committee was formed and an extensive search ensued. 

  • Dec 27: Interested taking a leadership role in our region? Or do you just want to learn more about the role, responsibilities, how to become our next Region Director, Alternate Region Director or Section Chief? We are introducing a new, and evolving program to help you along the way. Here's a little more information about our new program.


  • Dec 22: Thanks to John Segretta, our Webmaster, we now have Facebook presence. Join our CT Region Ski Patrol Facebook Group.

  • Dec 5: We have a new CT Region logo. We discovered that the one we had been using was in violation of NSP's Brand and Style Guidelines.

  • Nov 10: Pahquioque has a new Patrol Director. Jim and Jennifer Tully have moved up to the Jiminy Peak area to enjoy their retirement. Please wish them well. This opens the door for Eric Schmidt, to move up from Assistant Patrol Director to Patrol Director. Jake Worstell is stepping up to Assistant Patrol Director. Please welcome Eric and Jake on their new positions.

  • Oct 3: Looking for Timely Tips About Radios before the season starts? Gadi Broula, our Telecommunication Advisor has some for you. Share with your fellow patrollers.​



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