The International Skiing History Association, the 26-year-old nonprofit that preserves the rich heritage of the sport of skiing, has named three new board members: Jeff Blumenfeld, Chris Diamond, and Mike Hundert.

The announcement was made on April 7, 2017, at ISHA’s board meeting during Skiing History Week, held in partnership with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame, in Stowe, VT. These recent additions bring to 22 the total number of board members running the organization, according to ISHA president Seth Masia.

The new board members are:

Jeff Blumenfeld, based in Boulder, Colo., is president of Blumenfeld and Associates PR, a 37-year-old public relations agency specializing in outdoor recreation. He is recipient of the North American Snowsports Journalists Association 2017 Bob Gillen Memorial Award for achievements in snowsports public relations and communications.

Chris Diamond, a consultant and publisher, is the former COO and president of the Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. Newly-elected into the Colorado Snowsports Museum Hall of Fame, Diamond is author of Ski Inc. (Ski Diamond Publishing, 2016), and resides in Steamboat Springs, Colo.

Mike Hundert, chairman of the Bob Beattie Foundation, formerly known as the World Pro Skiing Foundation, is CEO of De Rigo REM Eyewear and resides in Snowmass Village, Colo.

During the same meeting at Stowe, the following board members were re-elected to three-year terms: Michael Calderone, Art Currier, John Fry, David Ingemie, Rick Moulton and Charlie Sanders.

Also, the current ISHA officers were elected to another term. They are: John Fry, Chairman; Seth Masia, President; Wini Jones, Vice President; John McMurtry, Vice President; Bob Orbacz, Treasurer; and Einar Sunde, Secretary.                 

The International Skiing History Association (ISHA) is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to preserve and advance the knowledge of ski history and to increase public awareness of the sport’s heritage. It is recognized worldwide as an important resource for comprehensive, accurate information on the history of ski resorts, personalities, equipment, technique and events. ISHA’s 1,500 members—including resort and industry leaders, World Cup and Olympic racers, leading authors and historians, and passionate skiers from two dozen nations—share a love of the sport and its rich past. Six times a year, the association publishes a bimonthly magazine called Skiing History.

For a complete list of ISHA board members and bios, click here.