About the Patrol

Who We Are


Mt. Shasta Ski Patrol


The Mt. Shasta Ski Patrol is the operational patrol for the Mt. Shasta Ski Park.  Built in 1985 Mt. Shasta Ski Park is the newest winter resort in California and one of the newest in the entire United States. 
With approximately 60 active patrollers, the Mt. Shasta Ski Patrol is staffed with both volunteer and paid members.
The Mt. Shasta Ski Patrol is also associated with the National Ski Patrol SystemThe National Ski Patrol’s local alpine patrol for the area is the Mt Shasta Patrol, officially designated as "F036 – Mt Shasta". The Mt Shasta Patrol has been serving the Mt. Shasta Ski Park since 1985. The Mt Shasta Patrol is governed by a group of officers that include a Patrol Rep, Assistant Patrol Rep and Secretary/Treasurer. This patrol is part of the Northern California Region of the Far West Division of the National Ski Patrol System. 


Volunteer Patrol 
The Volunteer Patrol is the volunteer division of the ski patrol for the Mt. Shasta Ski Park. A majority of its members reside throughout northern California and have established careers within their respective communities. They are diverse in age, experience and professions, and are all drawn together by the love of patrolling.

With approximately 35+ patrollers, the Volunteer Patrol is supervised by the Volunteer Patrol Director and Assistant Volunteer Patrol Director, who report directly to the Pro Director of the Ski Park. In addition, there are Patrol Advisers in charge of the various disciplines within the Volunteer Patrol. These disciplines include Candidate Training, Patrol Training, Legal, Outdoor Emergency Transportation, Instructor Development, Skiing, Snowboard, Outdoor Emergency Care, Awards, and Technology.

For information on joining the volunteer patrol, see "Interested in Patrolling?" on the left menu bar.


Paid Patrol
This patrol is the paid division of the Mt. Shasta Ski Patrol for the Mt. Shasta Ski Park and is supervised by the Pro Patrol Director and Assistant Pro Patrol Director. With approximately 30 patrollers, members of the Paid Patrol are employees of the Ski Park. For information regarding the paid patrol, contact the Pro Patrol Director, Dave Brown  dave@skipark.com 
Directors & Officers

        Dave Brown 

Pro Patrol Director



Al Swan

Volunteer Patrol Director            
NSP Patrol Rep


Tom Haistings

Asst. Volunteer Patrol Director
NSP Asst. Patrol Rep
Training Advisor


Roxanne Woods

Vol. Patrol Secretary/Treasurer
NSP Patrol Secretary/Treasurer
NSP Patrol Registrar


Patrol Advisors & Coordinators
Outdoor Emergency Transportation (OET) Advisor - Bill Gibson  downhillbill@hotmail.com
Outdoor Emergency Care (OEC) Advisor - Tom Haistings  tomhaistings@sbcglobal.net
Legal Advisor - Geoff Hansen - geoff@hansen-law-office.com
Snowboard Advisor -  Jason Allen  nspnorcal@gmail.com

Training Advisor - Tom Haistings  tomhaistings@sbcglobal.net
          Candidate Coordinator - Reece Miller  rdmiller8406@gmail.com
          Patroller Training Coordinator -
Tech Advisor - Reece Miller  rdmiller8406@gmail.com
Mountain Travel & Rescue Advisor - Jason Allen  nspnorcal@gmail.com
Avalanche Advisor - Jason Allen  nspnorcal@gmail.com
Awards Advisor - Nick Akimoff   nakimoff@sbcglobal.net
Instructor Development (ID) Advisor -
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