VTC News & Announcements
Pursuant to the NSS Vertical Training Commission (VTC) charter, NSS Administrative Vice President, Emily P. Davis has made the following re-appointments:
National Coordinator - Ron Miller
Central Regional Coordinator - Anmar Mirza
Northeast Regional Coordinator - Jessica van Ord
Western Regional Coordinator - Annelisa Moe
Curriculum Committee member - Derek Bristol
As outlined in the VTC charter, the national coordinator and regional coordinator positions are three-year terms; the curriculum committee position is a four-year term.
At its May 23, 2023 meeting, the VTC board unanimously nominated these individuals for re-appointment.If you would like to learn more about VTC, please visit vtc.caves.org
Per VTC’s bylaws, the initial terms of several VTC staff expire in 2023. Although all of the incumbents listed below have expressed a willingness to continue serving in their respective positions, VTC invites applications from any interested NSS members.
First Annual Board meeting of the VTC at the NSS Convention in Rapid City, South Dakota
June 14, 2022
Ron Miller, Jenny Tison, Hazel Barton, and Adam Weaver
An article titled “The NSS Vertical Training Commission” in the NSS News (October 2021) introduced the membership to a proposed new commission that would create a national-scale vertical training program for cavers. This article summarizes our progress and outlines the steps that we are taking to realize this exciting vision.