About Us

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The Fernie Nordic Society is a BC registered non-profit organization founded in Fernie in the fall of 2006. From a small group of dedicated nordic ski enthusiasts, the membership of the Society has grown to an impressive 985 members during the 2019-2020 season.
From the beginning, a program of lessons for young skiers was set up following the guidelines from the provincial organization CrossCountry BC. For a quick overview of the Fernie Nordic Society’s milestones, view this timeline

Our Mission

Providing exceptional crosscountry skiing opportunities for residents and visitors of all ages

Our Vision

A community of skiers supporting first class crosscountry skiing experiences

Our Purpose

♦   High quality trails, facilities and equipment
♦   Excellent services and multi-level skier development programs
♦   Effective relationships and partnerships
♦   A vibrant, sustainable organization with an engaged membership

Guiding Principles

We are:

♦   Volunteer-driven
♦   Safety conscious
♦   Welcoming
♦   Transparent
♦   Affordable


The Board of Directors

All members of the board of directors of the Fernie Nordic Society are volunteers and also enthusiasts of cross-country skiing and other winter sports. The current board of directors is composed of the following people:

Megan LohmannPresident
Jane StevensSecretary
Jeff Williams Director of Skier Development
Sam SedlowskyDirector of Skier Development
Matthieu CorriveauTreasurer
Rick WiessDirector of Trails & Infrastructure
– vacant – Director of Club Development
Jennifer HeathFacilities Champion
Amy WyattDirector at Large
Micheline PicardDirector of Membership

Latest Meeting of Directors

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Click to read the minutes

Previous meeting minutes are available HERE