Adaptive Sports chair passes the role
DOVER - Adaptive Sports at Mount Snow’s chair and founding member Larry Geller is passing the role to Jon Cipes, of West Hartford, CT. The board also created a new leadership position, vice chairman, which will be filled by Tim Mulcahy, of Franklin, MA. Both Cipes and Mulcahy are part-time residents in the Deerfield Valley.
Cipes has served on Adaptive Sports at Mount Snow’s board since 2017, heading up the marketing committee. For the past 27 years he has been a member of the Professional Ski Instructors of America and has taught skiers at Mount Snow since 2012. He is a retired market researcher and branding consultant.
Mulcahy has served on the Adaptive Sports at Mount Snow’s board since 2020. He is a coach of the Bluebirds Special Olympic team, a PSIA level 1 adaptive certified instructor, and a Special Olympics soccer coach. He has worked in the financial services industry for the past 24 years.
Although Geller is stepping down from his role as chair, he will continue his involvement on the board of directors.
Adaptive Sports at Mount Snow provides adaptive sports, recreational opportunities, and educational experiences to the Mount Snow community and its visitors throughout the year. ASMS help individuals with disabilities to develop skills and instill pride and confidence that enables them to demonstrate their strengths and capabilities.
Last year ASMS provided ski and snowboard lessons to over 175 individuals, including special needs students from local elementary, middle, and high schools as well as the Bluebirds Special Olympics ski and snowboard team.