Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum hires new Executive Director

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Mon, 01/22/2018 - 4:27pm -- Denise Sortor

The Board of Directors of the Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum in Stowe, VT is excited to announce that Deb Taylor has been selected as their new Executive Director. Deb worked for 11 years as Director at Camp Sewataro in Sudbury, MA and brings extensive experience in leadership, administration, communications, events, and development to VTSSM as it moves into a new era.

"The Board is very excited to welcome Deb to the museum as it celebrates 15 years in Stowe, and 30 since its founding. We anticipate that her infectious enthusiasm for skiing and riding, connections to the Stowe community, and well-honed executive and leadership skills will serve us well as we enter into a new decade," say Board Co-Chairs Poppy Gall and Greg Morrill.

Since moving to Stowe in 1993, Deb has been an active member of the community. She has been involved in the Stowe Land Trust as a former board member, a land steward, and a volunteer, and in the Catamount Trail Association as a trail maintenance volunteer. She worked in the Stowe Elementary School library while her children were in school there and has taught Nordic skiing through the Bill Koch Youth League, Stowe Schools Friday Program and Stowe Mountain Resort Cross Country Center. After receiving her Yoga Teacher Training Certification and teaching at Burlington Yoga, she currently teaches at the Yoga Barn in Stowe.

"There is so much positive energy at the museum right now thanks to the enthusiastic, talented and incredibly dedicated members of the board and staff. I am delighted to have this opportunity to join them in leading the museum forward." says Taylor. "We have lots of exciting ideas for new programs and projects to create more community connection and involvement. We hope you will join us."

About the Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum

Our mission is to collect, preserve and celebrate Vermont's skiing and snowboarding history. Founded as the Vermont Ski Museum in 1988, the museum moved to its current location at 1 South Main St. in Stowe in 2003. Snowboarding was added to the museum and its name in 2011. The museum offers local communities and area guests the opportunity for an experiential encounter, educational programming, and a wonderful gift shop all related to skiing and snowboarding. In addition, the museum hosts the Vermont Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame, and sponsors a series of annual events. For more information please visit, www.vtssm.com.