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2018 PNSA Convention

Yakima, WA


May 31 - June 3, 2018


Quicklinks to:

Registration  ♦Elections  ♦Lodging  ♦Schedule  ♦Award NominationsPayment


Download convention documents from here




If you cannot attend the annual convention, and wish to have your vote represented by a proxy, download this form and either send it to the PNSA office, or have your proxy hand-deliver it to the President at convention.





→  Board of Directors  -  3 positions are open for new Directors, 3 Directors are standing for re-election (Howell, Smith, Koetke).  Send nominations for the open positions to ♦Barry Wise

→  PNSA officers  -   elected annually at convention.  All current officers are willing to stand for re-election.  Nominations for officers should be sent to ♦Barry Wise

→  Trustees to PNSEF  -  PNSA Delegates need to re-elect 3 Class A Trustees (Kray and Puddy to 2nd terms, and Kenlan to 1st term).

Nomination deadline is May 1st.


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Red Lion     ♦Map     ♦Website

607 E Yakima Ave, Yakima, WA 98901

Lodging via on-line
Reservations by phone:

TOLL FREE: 800-325-4000
Group = PNW Ski Association

Reservation block deadline: May 10, 2018

Price is $102 per night
Rate listed is for 2 people per room.  12.765% tax in addition per night.

Check-in is 1600 hrs.     Check-out is 1100 hrs.

Breakfast is paid by PNSA - receive chits from Claudia each morning. When you check-in, decline their offer for breakfast with your room.  If not staying at the Red Lion, see Claudia or Paul for a chit.



Convention Schedule PDF

May 30 - Wed.:

                 ►Mtn Bike ride/Fish/Golf - approx. 3:00 PM - TBA


May 31 - Thurs.:

                ►ACC Working Session: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM      Agenda

                              Red Lion - East & West Ballroom

                ►Beer Tasting:  5:30 PM

                              Cowiche Creek Brewery     Map

                              514 Thompson Rd, Cowiche, WA 98923


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June 1 - Fri.: ACC and NCC Meetings and Social

                  ACC = 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM:  East & West Ballroom

                  NCC = 1:00 - 5:00 PM:  Yakima Room

                  Social = 3:30 - 5:00 PM:  Tour Washington Fruit    Map

                                                                            1500 N 6th Ave, Yakima, WA  98902
As you enter off of 6th you will see our large loading dock.  Follow the road around the south side of the building.  The entrance to the packing line is on the west side of the facility.  There is a large canopy where the front door is.  When you check in ask for Mikey.

                              5:30 - ??? :  Hop Town Pizza    Map

                                                          2560 Donald Wapato Rd, Donald, WA 98951

                  ♦ACC agenda

                  ♦ACC Minutes 2017 Oct. thru 2018 May                 

                  ♦ACC Calendar Draft 2018-19 v3

                  ♦NCC agenda

                  ♦NCC Minutes 2017 Sept.

                  ♦NCC Draft 2018-19 Calendar

                  ♦Committee Reports - missing ACC Chair

                  ♦PNSA Development Plan


June 2 - Sat.: PNSA Board of Directors Meeting and PNSA Delegates Banquet

                   BOD = 7:00 - 10:00 AM:  East & West Ballroom

                   Delegates = 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM:  Meeting Rooms TBA

                   Dinner = 6:00 PM - keynote speaker Mark Bathum

                  ♦Board of Directors agenda

                  ♦BOD Minutes 2017 Oct. 7


                  ♦Articles of Incorporation


>>> NEW EVENT<<<

Parent/Coach/BOD forum at the PNSA Convention: 10 AM to 5 PM

Five highly qualified speakers have been invited to come speak on the following topics:

  1. Positive Club Culture/Whole Athlete Development:  A session led by Julie Glusker, Director of U.S. Ski & Snowboard's Athlete Career and Education department.

  2. Best Practices of Top Clubs/Club Development:  A session led by Brian Krill, Executive Director of Jackson Hole Ski & Snowboard Club

  3. Long Term Athlete Development and US Training Systems:  A session led by Jon Casson, Director U.S. Ski & Snowboard's Sports Education Department

  4. College Racing Opportunities:  A session led by Ron Bonneau, Head Coach of the College of Idaho’s Ski Team

  5. Western Region Development Model:  A session led by Will Brandenburg, Western Region Development Coach.

U.S. Ski & Snowboard member coaches will receive 1 education credit for attending Saturday's event.



June 3 - Sun.:  PNSA New Board of Directors Meeting

                     7:30 - 8:15 AM : Yakima Room

                     PNSEF Trustee Meeting

                     8:30 AM - 2:00 PM : Yakima Room

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Nominations for the annual awards are now Closed.  Please be sure to include a reason for each of your nominations.  Nominations close May 15th.

After clicking "Submit", if you need a new nomination form simply click the Refresh button on your browser or press F5.

List of past winners



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Each representative is $50.  This fee includes: Thursday social, voting rights at annual meeting, food/beverage services on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday,  and conference facility fees.

Pay by cheque = $50

PayPal = $52

Additional Dinner ticket = $25 cheque   or   $26.50 PayPal

You do not need a PayPal account to use their option - you can pay as a 'Guest'.

Attendee Options
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