SPOKANE NORDIC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Spokane Nordic board is a group of passionate volunteers that meets monthly to guide the policy of programs, events, and the association's Ski Park partnership responsibilities.
 
The Board takes seriously its responsibility to represent and respond to member needs and concerns. Email links are embedded in each member's name below.

Board Members
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Susan Engel
President

Liz Addis

Treasurer

Dave Yadon

Adult lessons, Trail Clearing, Grooming Advisory Committee

 

Jason Halloran

Asset Management

Matt Halloran

Vice President

Colin Quinn-Hurst

Secretary, Ski School committee

Andy Anderson

Past President, Mountain Host Program

Ben Mandel

Race/Transition/Cross Team, Ski School Committee

Elizabeth Schoedel 

Partners

Lisa Sunderman

Adult Lessons Coordinator

Kate Burns

Skijoring Coordinator

Mike Burns

Junior National Qualifier

Jennifer Hodgdon

Wix helper, Conditions report

 

Chris Sharman

Cross Team Coach

 

Robin Redman

Adaptive Ski Coordinator

 

Kurt Gauss

Rangers Coordinator

Staff

While Spokane Nordic Ski Association is largely a volunteer organization, it does contract with several individuals to fulfill functions that are too specialized or intense to be met well by within the time constraints of an all-volunteer board or volunteer members.

Jason Jablonski
Race Team Coach
 

After getting his Bachelor's degree in Education from Central Washington, Jason spent three years as a professional triathlete and another five as a professional mountain biker before starting his coaching career. He has spent the last 18 years coaching cross-country skiing, in addition to serving 8 years as the coach of Team USA’s Junior Mountain Bike Team. 
 

Additional Experience:

Former Leavenworth Jr. Nordic Race Coach (2 years)

BEAR Development program - High Performance Team director

National Junior Mountain Bike Team Head Coach & USA Mountain Bike Development Coach 

Personal endurance coach, SET personal coaching 

Ski service rep, Swix Racing

Ted Haskell
Transition Team

Ted Haskell began coaching the Transition Team (T-Team) in December 2019. He brings many years of experience coaching youth sports including Nordic skiing, X-C running and soccer in Spokane, Seattle, Freeman WA, and Laramie WY.

Trevor & Dee Finchamp
Outreach & Website Management

This husband and wife team joined the SNSA team in 2020 to help with communication and website-related tasks. Trevor and Dee run a small local business called Karma Coordinate that helps several Spokane non-profits with their communication, fundraising, and creative needs.