The Canadian Ski Hall of Fame and Museum is a not-for-profit charitable organization
governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.
The current vision of the board is to establish a world class Canadian Ski Hall of Fame and Museum, the purpose of which is the promotion, support, and acknowledgment of skiing/ boarding and skiers/boarders in Canada.
Stephen Finestone is a Level IV Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance (CSIA), Level III Canadian Ski Coaches Federation (CSCF) Alpine Ski Coach and former member of the Canadian INTERSKI Team. Stephen continues to ski, teach and coach at Mont Tremblant. Located in Ottawa, Stephen is a Director in the People and Change competency with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) Advisory Services and is the Global Network Driver for Program and Portfolio Management.
Director - Treasurer
Jean is currently Vice-President Finance & Operations at Outdoor Gear Canada in Montreal. Mr. Cloutier sits on the board of director of the Bicycle Trade Association of Canada and has been in the ski industry for over 25 years. He also serves as a city councillor since 2006 for Lac Tremblant-Nord.
1st Vice Chair
Jean Philippe is a barrister and solicitor; President, The Ensign Group Inc. (investment banking); President, Revere Realities Co. Ltd. (real estate); President, Evotion Sports Inc., Athlete Management Agency to Olympic, Paralympic and international athletes, including alpine skiing, and GS and Slopestyle snowboard athletes.
Louis-Philippe (LP) Michaud
Director - Sponsorship / Fundraising
Louis-Philippe is President and CEO of LJM Marketing Inc. and lives in Mont-Tremblant. He is President of Club de Ski Mont-Tremblant and a CSIA level II ski instructor.
Peter W. Webster
Regional - Hall of Fame ( British Columbia)
Peter was the first manager and PR officer for the Canadian National Alpine Ski team and went on to become the Manager of the Canadian Alpine FIS team. Peter was inducted to the Canadian Ski Hall of Fame in 2003.
Director - Public Relations
Peter is a World Cup and Olympic alpine skiing commentator on S.R.C.(Société Radio Canada)and lives in Mont-Tremblant. Peter was named to the Canadian National Alpine Team in 1960 at the age of 16 and competed at the national level for the next 10-years. He was a member of the Canadian Olympic Ski Team in Innsbruck, Austria (1964) and in Grenoble, France (1968); member of the Canadian World Championship Teams Chamonix, France (1962), Portillo, Chile, (1966)and Val Gardena, Italy (1970) and a competitor and President - World Pro Ski Racers Association from 1972 to 1980. Peter was inducted to the Canadian Ski Hall of Fame in 1986.
Canadian SnowSports Association (CSSA) Director
Danny is the founder, President and CEO of Minogue Medical Inc. He is a former ski racer and alumni of Alpine Canada Can-Am team in 1970’s. In 2011, Danny was recognized for his outstanding achievements and nominated as a finalist for Ernst and Young's Entrepreneur of the Year. He was also elected chairman of the Board of Alpine Canada in September 2011. Most recently, he was co-chair of Montreal's 2012 Ride to Conquer Cancer, with over 2,000 participants that raised $7.0 million.
A Director of CSHFM for many years and Past Chair in 2001-2002, Chris accepted the leadership to create an exciting new home for the Canadian Ski Hall of Fame and Museum. Member of Redbirds Ski Club for many years serving as a Director and past President and helped to establish the Redbirds Foundation. He has been a Race Chair of Quebec Kandahar and competed in Association Canadien des maitres Alpin in 1987-88 and the Canadian Cross Country Ski Marathon. Chris is a CSIA 2 instructor, CSCF coach, CSA soccer coach 2. Chris helped Charter the Rotary Club of Cornwall Sunrise and was Past President and a member for 25 years as well as Chair of the Rotary International District 7040 Youth Exchange Program. Chris’ business is a licensed financial security advisor in Quebec, Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia. He works with Freedom55 Financial.
Erik is an experienced leader in destination resort marketing and sales strategies. He has developed industry leading central reservations businesses through entrepreneurial governance and innovative strategies. Erik holds a diploma in Business Administration from the British Columbia Institute of Technology and is a board member of the Central Reservations Association of Destination Resorts (CRADR), Vancouver Coast and Mountains Tourism and World Ski and Snowboard Festival. Raised in Quebec, Canada, this French/English bilingual entrepreneur has a long family history in the ski business. His mother Peggy Johannsen, is a former Canadian Ski Champion and ski wax manufacturer, and daughter of the Legendary Herman “Jackrabbit” Johannsen, a pioneer of Canadian skiing.
Denis has a bachelors degree in administration and is a former racer and instructor. He worked for FMH as a ski representative in Montréal in the mid-seventies before moving back to Sutton as marketing director of Mont Sutton in 1979 to become general manager of the ski area until 1997. During those years he also became chairman of the Quebec Ski Council, chairman of the Quebec Ski Area’s Association, Chairman of the Canadian Ski Council. He was also involved in many Tourism Associations as director. He is now retired from being the publisher of a bilingual local and regional paper/magazine in the Sutton area and remains an active skier promoting the use of longer, narrower skis like those on display at the Canadian Ski Museum.
Janie is a sport lawyer who acts as legal counsel and consultant in anti-doping is sport to International Sporting Federations. Also an arbitrator, Janie is an active roster member of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC) and many International Federation Doping Hearing Panels. Although she has coached and/or competed in various sports, downhill skiing has remained one of her main passions. If she is not off thrillseeking elsewhere in the winter, you can typically find her at Tremblant where she has skied most her life.
Dan is a retired counsel formerly with the Federal Department of Justice located at the Department of Finance. He has expertise in negotiating international agreements including trade agreements as a member of our NAFTA trade team. During his career Dan has provided counsel to Finance on tariff and trade issues, the creation of national agencies and annual Budget matters. Further Dan is a specialist in the areas of money laundering and terrorist financing, where he advised Finance on the creation of legislation in these areas. Prior to joining our Board, Dan has volunteered his time and expertise to help guide the CSHFM. Dan is a Level 2 member of the Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance (CSIA) and has skied at Tremblant for many years. He is a Past President of Big Brothers Ottawa, a former member of the Board of Directors of the United Way Ottawa and of the Board of Governors of the Community Foundation of Ottawa-Carleton.
Robin C. MacFarlane
Robin is a lawyer at Owen Bird concentrating on corporate, commercial, tax and banking law. Director and past president of Shaughnessey Golf and Country Club. Director at Big Sky Golf Club. At Whistler Mountain Ski Club – past director and chair, Alpine Committee and honorary member. Former director at Alpine Canada. And past director and chair - BC Alpine.
Director - Promotions & Events
Jane Chisholm is the President of J Creations Inc, a company she has owned and operated since 1980. Jane is currently enjoying a second career in Real Estate Staging following 30 successful years as a leading Importer/Distributor of sportswear in the Ski and Golf industries. Jane was an entrepreneur starting from a very young age and has been raising the bar since the 70’s when she produced her first gala “fund-raising” event in Montreal in support of the Canadian National Alpine Ski Team just prior to the Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria.
Interim Executive Director
Joanne is a results oriented strategic leader with more than 25 years in the financial services and retail banking sectors, including previously with The Royal Bank and as a Senior Director with American Express Merchant Partnerships. Joanne manages a consulting business The Heward Group Inc. where she works along side customers and their teams providing effective organizational solutions and business strategies. Amongst her non-for-profit experience, Joanne is Past Chair of the Board of Directors of The Action Centre. The Action Centre & The Action Centre Foundation (of which she was previously Executive Director), a bilingual multicultural non-profit community organization operating the only Montreal day centre for adults with severe and permanent motor or cognitive limitations, and supported by its own Foundation. A Tremblant resident for over 20 years, her family shared passion for skiing finds her two children, both alpine ski racers, racing mom down the mountain.
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