Committee Members (voting members)
Chair: Keith Pennell
Vice Chair: Brian Leach
Warner Nickerson, Athlete Representative
Troy Murphy, Athlete Representative
Heather McPhie Watanabe, Athlete Representative
Faye Gulini, Athlete Representative
Thomas Weisel Partners
Jeffrey Bergholt, Managing Director, Private Client Dept.
U. S. Ski & Snowboard Staff Liaisons
The mandate of the committee is to manage the corpus of the U.S. Ski & Snowboard endowment to maximize profitability and minimize risk, review quarterly results, refine investment policies, review and recommend the hiring and retention of investment managers, recommend the fund manager, and recommend investments on behalf of U.S. Ski & Snowboard and its affiliates.
Committee members are selected based on their knowledge of finance and investment strategies. The investment committee is composed of a minimum of six members of U.S. Ski & Snowboard selected by the Chair of the Board and designated as voting members of the Committee. The U.S. Ski & Snowboard Chair is an ex-officio member of the Committee and may not vote on committee matters. There is no limit placed on the number of ex-officio, non-voting members of the Committee.
- Revised 9/5/23