The business and affairs of the Association shall be managed by a Board of Directors consisting of no less than five (5) or no more than nine (9) Directors, each of whom shall be an individual employed by a Full Member in the lift department or as an instructor of Ski Area Operations.

Andy Birch – President
Ski Granby Ranch
Lift Ops. Mgr./Journeyman Lift Main.


Joe Klosterman – Vice-President
Beaver Creek Resort
Director - Lift Maintenance

John Young – Treasurer
Telluride Ski Resort
Resort Services Director

Rylee Meyer – Secretary
Red River Ski Area
Lift Operations Manager

Jeff Marzka – Chairman
Park City Mountain Resort
Senior Lift Operations Manager

Lucas Capps – NSAA Liaison
National Ski Areas Association
Meeting & Events Manager

John Beckson – Board Member
Keystone Resort
Lift Maintenance Lead 

Benjamin Marquez - Board Member
Lift Mechanic

Kevin Strickland – Board Member
Steamboat Ski Resort
Master Mechanic Lift Maintenance

Scott Uren – Board Member
Arapahoe Basin
Lift Maintenance Supervisor
Rob Coleman – Board Member
Alta Ski Area
Lift Maintenance Tech

Nick Dana - Friend of the Board
Park City Mountain Resort
Lift Maintenance Manager

Blaine Faulkner – Friend of the Board
Ski Granby Ranch
Lift Maintenance Manager 

Paul Rauschke – Emeritus
Colorado Mountain College (Retired)

The RMLA Board is always interested in hearing your opinions, needs and suggestions. Please reach out to any Board members listed above with your comments regarding the organization. 

The RMLA Board typically meets six-eight times per year to plan and develop all aspects of the annual conference including the class line-up, presenters and potential sponsors. Your input is vital to the continued growth and success of this event and we welcome your thoughts and suggestions.