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Elected Officers

Roddy Ehrlenbach, President

Roddy Ehrlenbach began his patrol career in 1991, as a Young Adult Patroller at Sugarloaf, in Carrabassett Valley, Maine. He joined Sugarloaf’s Pro roster in 2002, following a brief absence during college. Roddy is the Assistant Director of the Sugarloaf Ski Patrol and is active at Region and Division levels; serving as both an OEC & OET Instructor, an OET Instructor Trainer, and an OET Trainer / Evaluator. Roddy gained PSPA Certified status in 2018 and dual certification with Eastern Division NSP’s Certified Program (#852) in 2022.

Ryan Baron, Vice President

Ryan is a Firefighter/Critical Care Paramedic and a Pro Patroller at Loon. Ryan has been a ski patroller since 2002, PSPA certified in 2014, and earned his examiner status in 2016. Ryan is also an OEC instructor.


Marc Abend

Marc Abend, Secretary & Interview Chair

Marc has been patrolling since 1977 and is currently the Loon Ski Patrol Director. He earned his PSPA certification in 1983 and examiner status in 1993. Marc is also a National Ski Patrol Certified member, OECT IT and recently served on the Board of Directors for NSP.

Greg Danti, Treasurer

Greg has been a pro patroller at Loon since 1988 and was PSPA certified in 1997. Greg is both an OEC and Toboggan instructor and is active with the Loon training program. Greg is also National Certified patroller #571. Greg was awarded a yellow star from the National Ski Patrol.

Greg Danti

John Boburchuk

Josh Thompson , Director for 3 years

Josh has been a pro patroller at Sunday River since 2009. Josh has previously served as Patrol Director at Sunday River and now works in other aspects of mountain operations.


Ben Defroscia, Director for 2 years

Ben is the Ski Patrol Director at Sugarloaf.




Ted Fitzgerald

Ted Fitzgerald, Director for 3 years

Ted started his patrol career at Highlands Mountain in 1975. He has been a patroller at Ragged Mountain for the past twenty years. He earned his PSPA Certification in 2008 and PSPA Examiner status in 2010. Ted is currently the Ragged Mountain Patrol Director.

Appointed Directors
(not a complete list)

Carl Chaplin

Carl Chaplin, First Aid Chair

Carl was originally certified in 1984. At the time he was patrolling at Sugarbush in Vermont. Carl re-certified in 2004 and has been an examiner since 2005. Carl has been an EMT for over 15 years, was a past New Hampshire region Outdoor Emergency Care Administrator, National Ski Patrol Certified (#701) and National Appointment #11618. In New Hampshire he has patrolled at Ragged Mt (APD for 7 years) and now currently patrols full time at Mt Sunapee where he is the Training Officer and a Hill Supervisor. Carl is also the current NSP New Hampshire Region Director and a member of the Eastern Division BOD.

Drew Formalarie, S&T Chair

Drew is a ski patroller at Loon.


Dave Hill

Dave Hill, Website Chair

Dave was certified in 1999 and became an Examiner in 2000. He has been a professional patroller since 1993 and is a past Patrol Director at Loon Mountain. Dave has received two purple merit stars from the National Ski Patrol and is a National Ski Patrol Certified Member. Dave continues to patrol at Loon Mountain.

Joe Greenwood, Recert Chair

Joe has been patrolling since 1979 and became PSPA Certified in 2008. He served as the Assistant Patrol Director for 10 years and the Patrol Director for 5 years at Wachusett Mountain. Joe is National Certified (680), National Appointment (10018), NSP Certified examiner, Eastern Division NSP Certified Low Angle Rescue Chair, Eastern Division Staff for Ski and Toboggan, a Senior Trainer Evaluator, Toboggan instructor trainer and OEC instructor trainer. Joe has also earned Blue and Yellow Merit stars as well as a Distinguished Service Award from NSP.

Dave Hill


Ryan Baron, Store Chair

See above under Vice President.

Andy Novick, Legal Advisor

Andy Novick has patrolled at Loon Mountain since 1988 and is a PSPA Certified Patroller and Examiner. Andy serves on the Board of Directors of New England Disabled Sports, is an Eagle Scout, a National Camp School Certified Aquatics Director, a Red Cross Certified Water Safety Instructor, an American Canoe Association Certified Whitewater Kayak Instructor and a Massachusetts licensed EMT. Andy served as the AMC Whitewater Kayak Instruction Chair, for 12 years, as President of the Society of Professional Organized Recreational Tour Staff, for 10 years and held various positions at Cachalot Scout Reservation. Andy has been a trial attorney for 30 years and holds the American Jurisprudence Award in Contract Law. He also taught as an Honors Instructor at California Western School of Law and was the Lead Articles Editor of the International Law Journal. He is the President and Chief Litigator of Novick Law Offices Incorporated; tel. 508-997-4571.

Andy Novick