David Walker

Year inducted: 2016
Primary patrol: Wachusett Mountain, Massachusetts

Starting as a junior in 1975 at Mt. Tom, David has had a positive impact on the organization in all program categories. In 1986, he became the Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island (EMARI) Region S&T advisor. In 1992, the Eastern Division called Dave to help rebuild the S&T Program. He served at the division level and also on the NSP S&T Committee. He served on the Eastern Division Ski and Toboggan staff for 23 years, including seven years as S&T Program supervisor.

In 1992, he became Professional Ski Patrol Association Certified and in 1993 became NSP Certified. He was appointed NSP Certified Program Director in 2005. Certified membership has experienced significant growth, and today it is one of the strongest programs in the NSP. David has been awarded lifetime status in both the NSP and PSPA Certified programs.

David was elected to the NSP board of directors in 2013 and has served as the chair of the Education Committee.