Board Members

Ian Menmuir – chair

Ian Menmuir – chair

This is exciting. POW NZ. What a fantastic, growing community to, which I’m stoked to be a part of. I’ve been skiing since the late 1970s, chased winters through Queenstown and Europe in the 1990s and finally made it back here in 2021 after 5 years in Chamonix!I have...

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Alex Holmes – Treasurer

Alex Holmes – Treasurer

Having grown up in rural Canterbury by the mountains, and having studied, worked and explored Christchurch and abroad, Alex is passionate about the outdoors and our alpine playground. He brings with him tourism and destination experience through his role in Business...

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Jack Young – Secretary

Jack Young – Secretary

Jack is a skier, mountain biker and trail runner and works as an energy engineer for industrial sustainability projects across New Zealand. He enjoys working with teams to understand, communicate and implement solutions to complex problems and is excited to help POW...

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Anna Smoothy – Board Member

Anna Smoothy – Board Member

As a competitive freeride athlete, I built up my experience in skiing, media and marketing. From 2018 - 2021, I worked as the Marketing Director for Faction Skis and FW Apparel in Switzerland. I'm really passionate about storytelling and products that get people...

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Todd Redpath – Board Member

Todd Redpath – Board Member

Based in Dunedin, Todd is a Lecturer working in the Schools of Geography and Surveying at the University of Otago. He teaches in the areas of climatology and remote sensing (satellite and aerial mapping) and his main research focus is seasonal snow in the Southern...

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Anna Keeling – Board Member

Anna Keeling – Board Member

Anna Keeling is an IFMGA guide from Christchurch, New Zealand. Home is now Kura Tawhiti/Castle Hill Village (NZ) and Salt Lake City, Utah. Mother of one and owner/operator of Anna Keeling Guiding (AKG), she trains and examines mountain and ski guides for both the New...

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Rachel Cooper – Board Member

Rachel Cooper – Board Member

Rachel Cooper is a Senior Climate Change Policy Advisor for The Ministry for the Environment as well as a self-employed Business Sustainability Advisor. With a background in climate change science and circular economics, Rachel supports people and organisations in...

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