The Future of Skiing: The Science Behind Snow
Sat, Apr 6
Location: 1st Floor
Admission: Free to the Public
Arapahoe Basin and Protect our Winters are proud to host a panel discussion with industry experts moderated by Alan Henceroth starting at 5:00 p.m. on the 1st floor in the A-Frame .
Geraldine Link directs public policy for the National Ski Areas Association in Lakewood, Colorado. She has held this position with NSAA for over twenty-one years. The association is the trade group for resort owners and operators nationwide, and its members represent over 90% of the skier/snowboarder visits in the United States. Before joining NSAA, Ms. Link was an attorney with the law firm of Arnold & Porter and specialized in environmental and natural resources law.
Ms. Link focuses on public lands policy, the ski industry-US Forest Service partnership, sustainability and climate policy, federal explosives regulations, and in-house legal matters for NSAA. She has served on a number of boards and committees over her career including the federal Roadless Area Conservation National Advisory Committee (RACNAC) by appointment of the Secretary of Agriculture; the Alumni Board of Directors for the University of Colorado School of Law; the Board of the Continental Divide Trail Alliance; and the Colorado Hazardous Waste Commission by appointment of the Governor. She is currently on the Board of Advisors for Business Climate Leaders, an action team of Citizens' Climate Lobby.
Elizabeth Maroon is a research scientist in the Climate and Global Dynamics Laboratory at the National Center for Atmospheric Research. Her research focuses on the ocean's influence on global scale climate change, variability, and predictability.
Dr. Noah Molotch
Dr. Noah Molotch is an Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Water, Earth Science and Technology at the University of Colorado at Boulder, and a Research Scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. His research aims to quantify Earth’s mountain snow distribution, how it changes with climate warming, and how these changes impact society.