Trustees

Richard Penniman

Richard Penniman, Trustee, Chief Science Officer is a ski safety expert, consultant and educator. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics at Santa Clara University in 1973. He has over 40 years of snow sports experience including as a ski patrol director as well as a mountain operations manager at several ski areas in California and other western states. He has skied and consulted all over the US and the world, including Europe, South America and New Zealand. He has special expertise and conducts courses in avalanche management. He resides in Truckee California.