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CT Region Positions

Mountain Biking at Powder Ridge

Connecticut Region Patrol!! Powder Ridge Patrol is looking for OEC certified help during our Downhill Biking Season. Powder Ridge is opening their Biking season next weekend with multi downhill racing events already scheduled for this upcoming summer. Whether you're interested in a few hours for larger events or to be put on the schedule for patrol shifts, we are interested in hearing from you. We run two paid Patrollers and two Rangers on each shift with opportunities for Volunteer Patrolling that allow you to access the Downhill biking throughout the season. Check out the website to learn more about our ever expanding Biking activities. If you are interested in joining us as a Secondary Patroller please reach out to Patrick Cipriano our Summer Coordinator. If you have any other questions please do not hesitate to reach out to Justin Lonergan

Assistant Safety Team Advisor

Kathy Fitzpatrick is looking for an Assistant Safety Team Advisor to help her expand the scope of our Safety Team. If you are interested, or would like more information regarding this position, please contact Kathy.

Region Director and Alternate Region Director

Do you know anyone who would be a good fit for the CT Regional Director (RD) or Alternate Regional Director (ARD)?  Elections for both RD and ARD will be held during the regional OEC refresher October 24th and October 31st. Any patroller registered with a Connecticut Region Patrol may submit nominations of eligible candidates to the Election Committee Chairperson, Dan Miller via email ( by September 30, 2021 with the following information:


  • Nominee Information, if available:

    • Name

    • NSP #

    • Email address

    • Mobile phone


  • If you are nominating someone else:

    • Your name 

    • Your NSP#

    • Your mobile phone​

Or click here to go to the online nomination form


Candidate Eligibility

Per the CT Region bylaws and the Eastern Region bylaws, eligible candidates must:

  • Maintain primary NSP registration with a Connecticut Region Patrol

  • Not currently hold an elected region office, other than RD or ARD

  • Has not served a maximum of three consecutive terms as RD or ARD

  • Be an active member of the CT Region

  • Have a minimum of 5 seasons of patrolling

  • Have achieved Senior Alpine, Senior Nordic, or Certified status


Traits of a good RD/ARD

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Strong communication skills

  • Strong leadership/management skills


Term of office

  • The RD and ARD is two years (April 1, 2022 through March 31, 2024).

  • They may serve no more than three (3) consecutive 2-year terms.


Duties: Region Director

  • Administer the affairs of the Region

  • Serve on the Eastern Division Board of Directors

  • Work effectively with Patrol Leadership, Program Advisors, Region Officers (e.g., Section Chiefs, Treasurer, Legal Advisor, Medical Advisor, etc.)

  • Preside on all annual and special meetings

  • Perform other such duties as needed


Duties: Alternate Region Director

  • Be aware of all region issues, ready to fill in for the RD.


Voting Eligibility

Any Active Member of the CT Region can vote for the RD and ARD position.  Per the Eastern Region bylaws:

An Active Member shall be defined as a Member with a NSP registration number reflecting primary membership in a patrol within the Region where the election is being held, and Alumni members but, excluding Medical Associates, Candidates, and Professional Division Members.

We have a couple of "firsts"

You can be CT Region's First Historian

We are establishing a new position for our region. Over the years, we have amassed an interesting history worth preserving, and we need to make this accessible to all of our members. As a new position, you have an opportunity to write the job description with us. Our Eastern Division has a historian, as does National. It's time we have someone to curate our rich history. If you have any interest in being on the ground floor of this vital program, please contact Skip Mudge. Oh, and did I mention, you'd get perhaps the best mentor in the region? Don Cirkot has graciously volunteered to help you get the program up and running.

Recently Filled Positions


Outdoor Risk Management Program Advisor: Andrew Flint

Senior Program Coordinator: Becky Mudge

Eastern Division Positions

Check back here for more Eastern Division opportunities. Program Supervisors are continually being promoted or simply term out (after six years for most positions).