Year inducted: 2016
Primary patrol: Hunt Hollow, New York; Genesee Valley Nordic, New York
Marcia joined the Bristol Mountain Ski Patrol in 1977.
Immediately, she began teaching first aid, CPR, and assisting in the
Avalanche and Mountain Travel and Rescue programs. She was instrumental
in the introduction of Winter Emergency Care and Instructor Development
when they were first rolled out. Over Marcia's career, she has taught
every educational program except Outdoor Emergency Transportation and
has become an IT or trainer/evaluator in each disciplinary field.
She served as assistant section chief and region director in
the newly formed Genesee Valley Region. She served as region OEC
advisor, division Instructor Development advisor, and assistant division
In 2008, Marcia received a Gold Merit Star for NSP National
Outstanding Instructor, and in 2013 the region Outstanding OEC
Instructor Award was named in her honor. She received her National
Appointment Number 6636 in 1986 and a Distinguished Service Award in