Board of Directors

The MRT Board of Directors all in.  This highly skilled and successful group volunteer countless hours and leverage their business skills and time for the benefits that youth sports bring to our community.  The MRT board is dedicated to building the community around the life long love of skiing.  

Executive Team

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President

JEAN-PIERRE VEILLET

“JP “enjoys dedicating time to the community he grew up in, and benefited so much from. He has 2 athletes in the program. JP’s vision is dedicated to the long range development of the Athletes, Coaches, Club and the community at large. JP believes the life long love of skiing and the mountains will benefit the lives of all people and all families.

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Vice-President

KAREN SULLIVAN

Karen became involved with the Board due to her family's passion for the sport and desire to advance the MRT mission and help support high quality learning and training on Mt. Hood. Karen and her family moved to Oregon from Jackson WY, where they lived for 20+ years with a deep love for skiing and the mountains.

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Treasurer

GREG TANSEY

Greg is the Chair of the finance committee and has 2 athletes in the program. Greg's skills and ambition for the club have brought us to a place where we better understand our financial capacity and he is CONSTANTLY providing sage advice to the club. Greg also coaches U8 kids

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Secretary

MICHAEL FARRELL

Michael has been with MRT since 2014 and on the board since 2018. Michael has 2 athletes in the program. Michale's vision and dedication to the club has allowed us to move forward along our growth trajectory.


Board Members 

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Travel Scholarship Chair

AJ KITT

AJ is a dedicated parent of 3 athletes in the program, and is the U14 Lead Coach for MRT.

Aj has a storied career in ski racing as a 4 time Olympian, US Ski Team Leader and major competitor on the World cup Circuit. Aj placed 2nd in the famed Hahnenkamm-Kitzbuhel and won in Val-de-Sare.

Aj also sits on the PNSA Board of Directors for our region.

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Ski Ball- Chair

KERRY BRENNAN-NOVAK

Kerry relocated to Portland in 2016 from the Reno/Tahoe area with her husband and daughter. S Her continued focus is on creating great events and increasing fundraising. She brings 10 years’ experience in communications, marketing, sponsorships and events. Kerry worked on the2002 Winter Olympics, Women’s World Cup ski races in Aspen. As a former ski instructor, Kerry shares a life-long passion for skiing and loves to spend as much time as possible in the mountains with her family and friends.

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Jeremy Inman

COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

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Jeremy hopes to communicate the great work that is being done as effectively as possible to the many parents and friends of MRT. He has 2 athletes in the program, grew up ski racing on Mt. Hood, is a local business owner and is dedicated to ensuring that we live up to our mission of enhancing the lives of our kids through ski racing and developing a life long love of the sport.

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Sponsorship Procurement

ANDREW WILMERDING

Andrew Wilmerding joined MRT’s Board in the Spring 2018. His life-long love of recreational skiing drew him to MRT as his eldest daughter, Lulu, joined MRT. CeCe, his younger daughter, plans to join MRT as well. He and his wife, Emily, look forward to supporting MRT in the years to come.

Andrew brings over 20 years of experience in sales and consulting. Andrews area of focus are fundraising, promotion and sponsorship. He strives to help realize improved operations, develop staff and build team management, establish strategic planning, and implementation.

Long Range Planning-Chair

GEOFF BARROW

Geoff is a former Vice-President of MRT and has 2 Athletes in the program. Geoff also coaches the U12 athletes. Geoff is the Chair of the Long Range Planning Committee and serves on the USSA Certification Committee, and the AJ Kitt Travel Scholarship Committtee for MRT.

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Chair of Race

MARK MCCORKLE

Mark currently serves as MRT Chief of Timing. Mark and his family are dedicated to the program and have a daughter on the junior team. Mark’s role as Chair of Race is central to the level of professionalism that is offered at MRT.

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Resort member

CHRIS KASTNER

Chris has been on the MRT board since 2011 and is the Director of Snowsport Services at Mt. Hood Meadows. Chris also sits on the PNSA board of Directors.

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VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

JENNIFER LEWIS

contact information- lewis_jennifer@yahoo.com

Jennifer Is the Volunteer Coordinator responsible for Organizing all the parent volunteerism. Jennifer is a former MRT Board member

Sean Welch - USSA team committee

Sean is the U12 Head Coach and parent of athletes in the program.  Sean is a former MRT Board Member. Seans Wife Jeanne Welch coaches MRT U10’s and is a former World Cup snow border.