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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
Click board members' names to email them directly

Susan Engel

Liz Addis


Dave Yadon

Adult lessons, Trail Clearing, Grooming Advisory Committee

Daniel Rey-Bear


Matt Halloran

Vice President

Ben Mandel

Race/Transition/Cross Team, Ski School Committee

Jason Halloran

Asset Management


Adult Lessons Coordinator

Lisa Sunderman

Skijoring Coordinator

Kate Burns

JNQ Race Directors

Mike Burns

Colin Quinn-Hurst

Mountain Host Committee Chair

Nancy Westover

Wix helper, Conditions report

Jennifer Hodgdon

Adaptive Ski Coordinator

Robin Redman

Transition Team Coordinator

Brian Engel

Safe Sport Committee

Mike Burns

Colin Quinn-Hurst

Susan Engel


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 within the time constraints of an all-volunteer board or volunteer members.

Ted Haskell
Junior Race Team Coach

Ted Haskell took over the role of Junior Race Team Coach in July 2022.  He served as the Transition Team (T-Team) Coach from 2019-2022. 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.

Brooks Schaaf

Assistant Race Team coach

Trevor Finchamp
Events Director

Dee Finchamp
Communications Director

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 Cultivate that helps several Spokane non-profits with their communication, fundraising, and creative needs.

Paige Pucelik
Nordic Kids Coordinator

Paige recently moved from Traverse City, Michigan where she graduated from Northern Michigan University with a bachelor's degree in Outdoor Recreation and Leadership Management. While in school she interned with the National Park service creating interpretive programs for youth in the community.

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