RALPH A. NELSON, JR.

Ski Patrol Experience:

2002 - 2005

NSP, Rocky Mountain Division, Southwest Region Director

1999 - 2005

NSP, Rocky Mountain Division Webmaster

1992 - present

Instructor Development Trainer

1992 - present

Outdoor Emergency Care ("OEC") Instructor Trainer

1992 - present

Ski & Toboggan Instructor Trainer

1992

NSP National Appointment No. 7650

1991-94

Ski & Toboggan Advisor/Coordinator, Southwest Region of RMD

1990 - present

Alpine Toboggan Instructor

1990 - present

Outdoor Emergency Care ("OEC") Instructor

1987-89

American Red Cross Advanced First Aid Instructor

1986

Rocky Mountain Division Senior (Stage II)

1984 - present

Los Alamos (Pajarito Mountain) Volunteer Ski Patrol, NM

1990

Patrol Director

1989

Assistant Patrol Director

1989-91
1999- 2005

Board of Directors

1998-2000

Training & Testing Coordinator

1985-88

Training & Testing Coordinator

1983-84

Grand Targhee Volunteer Ski Patrol, WY

Employment:

2009 - present

Consultant, Advanced Modeling and Simulation Corp.

1984 - 2008

Staff Member, Los Alamos National Laboratory

1984-90

Adjunct Professor, University of New Mexico

1975-84

Scientific Specialist, EG&G Idaho, Inc., Idaho Falls, ID

1971-74

Senior Mechanical Engineer, Gould Inc., Cleveland, OH

1970-71

Senior Acoustical Engineer, Hazeltine Corp., South Weymouth, MA

Education:  North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

1970, Ph. D.

Major -   solid mechanics, vibrations
& acoustics

Minor - mathematics

1968, M. S.

Major -   solid mechanics

 Minor - mathematics

1965, B. S.

Mechanical Engineering