Year inducted: 2015
Primary patrol: Hunt Hollow , New York
Jerry joined the Brantling Ski Patrol in Western New York
in 1978. He soon became involved in patrol leadership, serving as
junior advisor, assistant patrol director for first aid, and patrol
director. In 1990, he was elected region director and followed that with
service as assistant division director, member of the NSP board of
directors, and Eastern Division director. He now serves as NSP Awards
Jerry was awarded National Appointment Number 7222 in 1990.
In 1996, he was selected the Eastern Division Outstanding Administrator,
then earned a Gold Merit Star as NSP National Outstanding
Administrative Patroller in 1997. In 2010, he was named the Eastern
Division Outstanding Paid Patroller and received a Blue Merit Star for a
life-saving effort. He received a Purple Merit Star in 2014 for leading
a successful life-saving effort at Bristol Mountain. He also has an
award named after him at the division level.