2019 Registration OEC Refresher

Hello Patrollers,

After a great summer, it’s time to get ready for Ski Patrol. Our annual registration and OEC refresher are coming up—now is the time to register:

We really appreciate the time and effort by Karen, Mike and Ross in getting this project underway.


  • National Ski Patrol
  • Northstar Ski Patrol
  • OEC Cycle C
  • Class #F073190005
  • Saturday, November 2, 2019
  • Northstar Mid-Mountain Lodge
  • Steps below are due before the refresher.
  • Note: CPR/AED training is right after our refresher.
  • Now, Incident Command System (ICS) 100 is needed – see #4 below

Please be sure to complete all seven steps below by the specified deadlines in order to receive your season pass and be allowed to attend the on-hill refresher. See you in November!

— Karen Trolan, Mike Krueger, and Dave Rozzi

1. NSP Dues and Registration

Required before course registration. Applies to both paid & volunteer patrollers.

  • Sign in at nsp.org
  • Click “Hi, [YOUR NAME]” link in the upper right.
  • Click the “Renew now” button.
  • Pay the NSP dues and update your profile.

2. Northstar Local Dues and Registration

Due by October 26, 2019. No refunds.

  • Northstar Volunteer Patroller: $155
  • Northstar Paid Patroller: $35
  • Transfer Candidate or Candidate: $205
  • Visiting Patroller: $70 (must have approval from Mike Krueger: [email protected])

Use this PayPal link or mail a check (payable to NSNSP):

Northstar California National Ski Patrol
PO BOX 412
Los Gatos, CA 95031

3. Paperwork

Due by October 26, 2019 (October 20, 2019 if dependents are on the Ski Team).

Electronic signatures are not accepted—please print, sign, scan, and email all five forms to Karen Trolan: [email protected]

Paid patrollers: only need (a), but greatly appreciate (d) if you’re a resident of California (it really helps the team).

a. NSP Far West Release of Liability

Completed by everyone, including paid staff.

  • Download here.
  • Required by all attending the refresher and/or patrolling this season.

b. NSP Member Contact Information

  • Download here.
  • Only needed if new patroller or information has changed since last year.

c. Northstar 2019-2020 Season Pass Application

  • Download here.
  • Must be printed and scanned in color.
  • Must be signed (not electronic signature).
  • Last year’s pass will be reactivated. If you don’t have it, plan on showing up to the pass office before your first day of patrolling.
  • Instructions:
    1. Complete the “APPLICANT #1” section with your own information. Leave “TYPE OF PASS” blank.
    2. Skip the “PASS INSURANCE” and “AUTO RENEW” sections.
    3. If you choose to provide Season Passes to your dependents (rather than receive complimentary lift tickets), list your dependents in the “ADDITIONAL APPLICANTS” section.
      • If you have more than three dependents, you must include the additional names on another Season Pass Application form that is also filled out completely (top of Page 1 and bottom of Page 2).
      • Legal Dependents are eligible for a pass until their 18th birthday. Minor dependents must have a line on the application signed for by their guardian as Applicant #1 on Page 2.
      • If the Dependent is enrolled in full-time school they are eligible until their 23rd birthday with proof of full-time school enrollment (e.g. class schedule or letter from the school—a school ID is only acceptable if they are still in high school). Dependent over 18 must also sign the Season Pass Application(s) on Page 2 themselves.
      • Adult Dependents MUST sign for themselves (wet signatures).
      • Kids/dependents on the Ski Team must get their forms in by October 20, 2019.
    4. Sign the bottom of Page 2 for yourself and all minor dependents. Ensure that all dependents over 18 years old sign for themselves.

d. Hartnell College Forms (CCP)

Thank you for enrolling (paid and volunteer patrollers)—this provides us with funds for our equipment!

California residents only.

Two parts:

  1. College Registration Attestation and Signature Form
  2. Application for Admission Form
    • Download here.
    • Only needed if you did not complete this form last year.
    • Complete highlighted areas and sign.

4. Incident Command System (ICS) 100

Due by October 31, 2019

New requirement by NSP.

If you already have an ICS 100 certificate, skip this and email your certificate to Dave Rozzi: [email protected]

Three steps:

  1. Register for the course through NSP:
    • Sign in at nsp.org
    • Click “Course Schedule
    • Enter F082190003 in “Course Number equals” box
    • Click “Find
    • Click the resulting course title: “Incident Command System 100
    • Click “Register Myself
    • Click “Proceed to Checkout
    • Click “Submit Order
    • You should see an “Order Confirmation” screen.
  2. Register for a FEMA Student ID (SID) number:
    1. Go here: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid/register
    2. Complete the form (use any email address, not necessarily your work email address)
    3. You will receive an email with your SID number. You should save this number in a secure location.
  3. Take the course:
  4. Take the final exam:

5. Refresher Course Registration

Due by October 31, 2019.

  • Sign in at nsp.org
  • Click “Course Schedule
  • Enter F073190005 in “Course Number equals” box
  • Click “Find
  • Click the resulting course title: “OEC Refresher C
    • ensure Michael Kruger is the IOR
  • Click “Register Myself
  • Click “Proceed to Checkout
  • Click “Submit Order
  • You should see an “Order Confirmation” screen. You’re done—no need to send us a copy.

6. Online Refresher

Due by October 31, 2019.

  • Sign in at nsp.org
  • Click “Online Learning” in the “Member Resources” menu
  • Click the box to enter the Online Learning Management system
  • Click on “Courses” (at the very top left of the page)
  • Click the “2019 OEC Refresher C” box
  • Follow the instructions to start the online course. You can start/stop it anytime. Complete all modules, each of which has an evaluation.
  • Complete the course survey.
  • Download the completion certificate (right-click it and choose “Save Image”)
  • Send the completion certificate image to [email protected]

7. Workbook

Due by November 2, 2019.

Bring to refresher completed. Must hand in to register on the morning of the refresher.

You can download the workbook here if needed.


To recap:

  • October 20, 2019 – only if dependents are on the Ski Team: forms due to Karen Trolan early (rather than by October 26).
  • October 26, 2019 – dues, registration, and forms due to Karen Trolan.
  • October 31, 2019 – Incident Command System (ICS) 100 certificate due to Dave Rozzi.
  • October 31, 2019 – online refresher certificate due to Mike Krueger.
  • November 2, 2019 – completed workbook due at refresher check-in.


  • Season pass will not be generated for you if you do not make the deadlines specified above.
  • You will not be permitted to attend the on-hill refresher if you fail to achieve the deadlines specified above or you fail to bring a completed workbook to the on-hill refresher.


For questions about NSP and Northstar dues/registration, season pass, and paperwork:

Karen Trolan
[email protected]
‭(408) 838-7653‬‬‬‬

For questions about the refresher, the online component, and the workbook:

Mike Krueger
[email protected]
(650) 619-1235

ICS 100
For questions about ICS:

Dave Rozzi
[email protected]
(650) 224-7401