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Elected Officers

Bob Franz

Carl Chaplin , President & 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 10 years, is the 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 at Mt Sunapee.

Roddy Ehrlenbach, Vice President

Roddy is a full time professional patroller at Sugarloaf.


Marc Abend

Marc Abend, Secretary & Interview Chair

Marc has been patrolling since 1977 and currently patrols at Loon Mt. He earned his PSPA certification in 1983 and examiner status in 1993. Marc is also a National Ski Patrol Certified member and an OEC IT. Marc is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the National Ski Patrol.

Greg Danti, Treasure & Ski and Toboggan Chair

Greg has been a pro patroller at Loon Mountain since 1988 and was PSPA cirtified 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


Marc LeBlond, Director for 3 years

Marc is a full time professional patroller at Sunday River.


Ben Defroscia, Director for 2 years

Ben is the Ski Patrol Director at Sugarloaf.


John Boburchuk

Betsey Reeves, Director for 1 year

Betsey is the Ski Patrol Director at Nashoba Valley.


Appointed Directors
(not a complete list)


Carl Chaplin, First Aid Chair

See above.

Greg Danti, S&T Chair

See above.


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 National Certified #705. 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 at Wachusett Mountain and has been the Patrol Director since 2008. Joe is also the Alternate Regional Director in the NSP EMARI region. He is National Certified (680), National Appointment (10018), NSP Certified examiner, a Senior Trainer Evaluator, Toboggan instructor trainer and OEC instructor trainer.

Dave Hill


Ryan Baron, Store Chair

Ryan is a paramedic and pro patroller from Loon Mountain. He earned his PSPA Certification in 2014 and Examiner status in 2016.

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