Board of Trustees

Trace Worthington

Trace Worthington

President

A two-time Olympian and seven-time World Freestyle Champion, Trace is a broadcaster and entrepreneur.  His most recent project was traveling the globe as a host for Red Bull TV and Fox for the 10-stop Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series.  Trace also is a member of the U.S. Ski Hall of Famer.

Bill Pidwell

Bill Pidwell

Vice President 

Non-operative Musculoskeletal Physician, Rosenberg Cooley Metcalf

Bill has lived and worked in Park City, UT for the last 20 years. Initially he worked with the Park City Clinic doing both family medicine and urgent care. This transitioned to working at the Park City and Heber Medical Center Emergency Departments. He has also regularly staffed the Park City and Canyons Ski Clinic, where he attended to acute ski injuries, as well as trained residents and sports medicine fellows from all over the country. In 2016, Bill joined the Rosenberg Cooley Metcalf Clinic to exclusively provide non-operative orthopedic sports medicine care in our Park City office.  He has also worked as a member of the Deer Valley Ski Patrol since 1997.

Bill enjoys all sorts of sports and endurance activities including hockey, baseball, football, soccer and, of course, skiing. He has completed a number of half-ironman races and local endurance races including the Point to Point Mountain Bike Race in Park City.

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Patrick Fannon

Treasurer

Owner, Switchback Sports and Skis on the Run 

Switchback Sports is a sporting goods retail store specializing in new and gently used equipment for skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, golf and other sports.

Skis on the Run is the largest ski rental delivery service provider in the state of Utah. We like to say "we bring the ski shop to you." We have been delivering ski and snowboard equipment to guests in Deer Valley and Park City since 2001.

Specialties: Sales, marketing, operations, financial analysis and procurement

Gregory Golding

Gregory Golding

Secretary

Senior Vice President - Wealth Management, UBS Financial Services

Greg started his career with PaineWebber in 1989, which was subsequently purchased by UBS in 2000. Greg is a Senior Vice President–Wealth Management. He has served on the firm’s IRA Rollover Advisory Council as well as the Investment Consulting Services Advisory Council. Within the Mogul team, Greg focuses on retirement and consulting services, lending and insurance solutions. Additionally, he is a Senior Managed Accounts Consultant, focusing on institutional money managers. He holds a degree in economics from Tulane University in New Orleans. Greg earned his Certified Investment Management Analyst® (CIMA®) designation from The Wharton School in 2002, a Certified Wealth Strategist® (CWS®) designation from Cannon Financial Institute in 2014 and in February 2016, he earned a Certified Fund Specialist® (CFS®) designation from the Institute of Business and Finance. He was recognized by Barron’s as one of the nation’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors in 2015, 2011 and 2010. In 2006, he was also recognized by On Wall Street magazine as a Top 40 Advisor Under 40.

Greg currently splits time between New Orleans, LA and Park City, UT.

Jodie Rogers

Jodie Rogers

Member-at-Large,

Director of Food and Beverages, Deer Valley Resort

Jodie Rogers serves as the director of food and beverage for Deer Valley Resort. Prior to this role she served as executive chef of Snow Park and Empire Canyon Lodges for 13 years.

 

Rogers, a native of Australia, spent five winters as an employee of Deer Valley serving as the manager of the employee dining program as well as an assistant sous chef and then sous chef at Snow Park Lodge.  She was promoted to Snow Park Executive Chef in December 2000, the Empire Canyon Lodge was added to her responsibilities in 2002, the Deer Valley Grocery~Café in 2010 and The Brass Tag at the Lodges at Deer Valley in 2014. Rogers boasts a 20-plus-year cooking career that includes stints in several hotels in Sydney, Australia and working as head chef at Australia’s Charlotte Pass Resort.  In both 1994 and 1998 she was part of the cooking teams that took the Australian Salon Culinare, Restaurant of Champions gold medal. She successfully opened Toast Bar and Restaurant in London, England in 1999.

Rogers has received many prestigious honors in her cooking career, including cooking on NBC’s Today Show in March of 2014 and as guest chef invited to cook in the James Beard House in September of 2018. She was inducted into the Chaine de Rotisseur as a “Maitre Restauranteur” in April 2018.  The Chaîne des Rôtisseurs is the world’s oldest international gastronomic society, founded in Paris in 1248. It is devoted to preserving the camaraderie and pleasures of the table and to promoting excellence in all areas of the hospitality arts.

 

In 2018, Rogers also participated in Utah’s Emmy award winning show, TeenChef Pro as a mentor Chef for 12 teen chefs. Rogers was first female mentor chef to participate in the program.

 

In addition to her many roles at Deer Valley, Rogers is the current co-president of the Park City Area Restaurant Association, Vice Chairperson for the new Summit Community Gardens at volunteers for the EATS program at local schools.

 

Rogers currently resides near Park City with her husband Michael, son Graham and daughters Remy and Claire.  Favorite activities include skiing, snowshoeing, mountain biking, running half marathons, hiking, traveling, rock climbing, cooking with her kids.

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Jody Churich

Senior Director, Skier Services, Park City/Vail

Jody brings 25+ years of senior level leadership in the snowsport industry.  Prior to her role at Park City Mountain, she served as Executive Vice President POWDR/Chief Operating Officer Woodward, as well as President and General Manager of Boreal Ski Area.   Jody is strongly committed to corporate responsibility, sustainability, inclusion and diversity, and having fun in the mountains.

Scott Dubois

Scott Dubois

Partner, Wrona Dubois

Scott DuBois is a partner with the Park City Based law firm Wrona DuBois. Prior to joining the firm in 2012, Scott was a partner at Snell & Wilmer, a large regional firm with over 400 attorneys in several western states and Mexico. He has extensive experience representing corporations, small businesses and individuals. Scott has been named by Utah Business Magazine as one of Utah’s “Legal Elite” in Civil Litigation each year from 2011 through 2016.

In addition to serving on the YSA Board, Scott is very active in the Park City community. He was the President of the Park City Bar Association from 2003 to 2004 and was a board member from 2012 through 2015. He has provided ongoing pro bono legal services to the Park City Foundation and is active in the Rotary Club of Park City. Scott has also served as a board member for several Park City based non-profit organizations, including the Park City Medical Center Foundation.

Kristin Fletcher

Kristen Fletcher

Chairman and CEO, ABN AMRO Inc. (Retired)

Ron Jackenthal

Ron Jackenthal

Board Member

Founder, The Sam Jackenthal Fund

Ron Jackenthal has been a resident of Park City, Utah for 18 years after living in San Francisco, Toronto, Washington DC, London and New York during his career as a senior sales executive in the telecommunications and software industries. Ron is known for his ability to expand revenue and distribution, negotiate complicated deals and influence business on a global scale.

He founded the Sam Jackenthal Fund, in honor of his son Sam, to create opportunities for young athletes to succeed in sports and life with a sense of gratitude.

Ron has an impactful voice and is very connected in the Park City community. He serves on the Youth Sports Alliance board and has a passion for helping others. He is a supportive father to his 17 year-old daughter, Skylar, who is a senior at PCHS and co-captain of the track team.

In his free time, Ron enjoys doing yoga, biking, skiing, hiking, surfing and traveling.

Thor Kallerud

Thor Kallerud

Director of Research, Wasatch Advisors

Mr. Kallerud joined Wasatch Advisors as the Director of Research in August of 2013 from Stifel Financial Corp., where he was Managing Director in institutional sales. Prior to Stifel Financial, he was a Founding Partner of Thomas Weisel Partners, which came public in 2006 and was acquired by Stifel in 2010. He began his financial career in 1995 at Montgomery Securities in San Francisco.

Mr. Kallerud earned an undergraduate degree in Engineering from the University of Utah. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.

Thor is a native on Kongsberg, Norway and came to the U.S. in 1981 to study engineering and alpine ski race at the University of Utah. From 1990 to 1995, Thor was the Alpine Men’s Head Coach for the U.S. Ski Team including Head Coach at the 1992 Alberville and 1994 Lillehammer Olympics. Thor is married to Barbie Patterson Kallerud, originally from Sun Valley, ID and they have two kids; Tori (1996) and Bjorn (1992).

Hannah Kearney

Hannah Kearney

Olympian

After competing in three Olympic Games and winning two Olympic medals, Hannah retired from mogul skiing in 2015. Upon retirement from athletics, Hannah relocated from Vermont to Park City and graduated from Westminster College with a degree in Marketing. Currently Hannah is the Freestyle Athlete Representative on the FIS Athletes' Commission, as well as a newly elected member of the FIS Council. She is also a certified personal trainer.

Brian Knepper

Brian Knepper

Founder, STAT+MD

Mr. Knepper serves on the Board of Governors at The Johns Hopkins Hospital Heart and Vascular Institute as well as being the former chair of the external advisory committee of The Charles Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York.

Mr. Knepper founded STAT+MD after 10 years working at Columbia Management,
the asset management arm of Bank of America, and 5 years at a publicly traded company. Mr. Knepper received a B.A. in Neuroscience with a minor in Biology from Bowdoin College and an M.B.A. from New York University.

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Dan Macuga

Chief Communications & Marketing Officer

Throughout his career, he has pursued a passion for the creation of an idea and implementing the tools necessary to bring it to market. This has involved positions in the fields of Communications, Sales & Marketing, Public Relations and Social Media. In his current position he has the very unique opportunity to be involved in the long term planning and strategy to grow his company through innovative products and marketing while focusing on growing our associate & customer base worldwide.

Specialties: Field Development, Public Relations, Media Relations,Sales & Marketing, Branding and Identity, Social Media, Message Architecture, Communications and Customer Service.

Rachel McAree

Rachel is from Greenwich, Connecticut. She attended Manhattanville College and graduated with a B.F.A. in Fine Arts. She pursued a career in Financial and Entertainment Insurance in New York City, was a Real Estate Land Broker in Miami, Florida and worked with a real estate Equity Fund in New York City. Rachel had a nine- year involvement with the American Red Cross of Greater New York, and chaired the Red and White Ball twice. She served on the Board of Trustees for four years, including Vice Chairman, Chair of Development and Community Presence, Ball Liaison, member of the Nominating Committee and the Executive Board. She moved to Park City four years ago. Rachel is now a member of the Foundation Board for Park City Hospital for the past two years and is currently a co-chair for the Park City Hospital Campaign Task Force.

Richard Sheinberg

Richard Sheinberg

Advisory Board, Legal Counsel 

Principal, Utah Pacific Partners

Richard Sheinberg has resided in Summit County as a full time resident for almost fifteen years. He holds a JD and LLM from New York University School of Law. Since relocating to Utah, he has been involved in diverse real estate transactions which run the gamut from land entitlement, luxury home construction, commercial development and the rehabilitation as a luxury condominium residence of a 60,000 square foot former VA Hospital building located high in the Avenues historic district of Salt Lake City. Prior to moving to Utah, Mr. Sheinberg practiced transactional law as a partner at a New York law firm. He left the fulltime practice of law to become a senior executive in a world-wide cosmetics, fragrance and consumer products business. Mr. Sheinberg is a founding member of the Summit Land Conservancy. He is also a member of Board of the Summit Land Conservancy, a past Board Chair of the Kimball Art Center and of the Stratton Mountain School in Stratton Mountain Vermont. He and his wife Jill participate in numerous outdoor activities including hiking, skiing, bicycling and adventure travel.

Emily Fisher

Emily Fisher

Ex Officio Member, YSA Executive Director

A native of Hanover, New Hampshire, Emily Fisher moved to Park City, Utah in 1998.  A graduate of Middlebury College, Emily was a four-year member and a two-time captain of Middlebury‘s Division I Nordic Ski Team.  After graduating Middlebury, Emily worked for the U.S. Ski Team from 1998-2007 as the Freestyle Program manager, serving as the Team Leader for Freestyle at the 2006 Winter Olympics.  In 2007, Emily became the Marketing Specialist and PR Manager for Dodge Ridge, a small ski resort in Northern California for 2 years before returning back to Park City for a job with Dr. Rosenberg in his ProHealth Lab.  In 2011, Emily’s focus came back to her first love, athletics, via the Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation (UOLF). Over the past seven years, Emily has served in various roles for the UOLF, first as the Guest Services Manager at the Utah Olympic Park and then as the Senior Manager of Public Operations at Solider Hollow.  Emily was a member of Park City Leadership class 19 and is the Vice President of the Board of Directors for the local non-profit PC READS, a dyslexia advocacy foundation.  As a forever-athlete and parent of a daughter and son who play sports, Emily is passionate about the mission of supporting youth sport activities in Summit and Wasatch counties.  She is excited to guide the YSA during the next phase of it's growth.

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Walt Brett
Geoff Buchheister Past President
Russ Coburn, Past President
Tom Eastwood, Past President
Mark J. Fischer
Jim Gaddis, Past President
Caron Keim, Past President
Becky Kearns
Michelle MacDonald O’Brien
Coleen Reardon
Shannon Bahrke Happe
Richard Scheinberg
Aimee Preston

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Kathie Dullanty
Mark Eaton
Mike Goar
Don Mealing
David G. Moore
Coleen Reardon
Sarah Tueting
Fred Vallejo
Jaime Pack
Shannon Bahrke Happe
Caron Keim
Tom Pettigrew

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