2006 SAMMY Winners Announced

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SAM Magazine--Woodbury, Conn., April 20, 2006--SAM Magazine is pleased to announce this year's SAMMY Future Leadership Awards. First up is Alexa Bernotavicz, mountain operations director at Wildcat Mountain, N.H. Next is Yves Juneau, sales and marketing director of Quebec's Mont-Sainte-Anne and Stoneham resorts. Third is Steve Kruse, director of mountain operations at Timberline Lodge on Mount Hood in Oregon. Finally, Mark Petrozzi, the VP of risk management at Booth Creek Ski Holdings. Click here for full bios of these deserving individuals, as well as in the May issue of SAM. The SAMMY awards target those individuals who, at mid-career, show the potential and promise as the industry's future leaders.

New this year is the SAM Diversity Award, which recognizes those individuals or companies that are at the forefront of hiring and attracting multi-cultural groups. Understanding that these emerging markets are vital to its future, Pats Peak, N.H., has made it their mission to put out the welcome mat for sliders from all walks of life. To read more about Pats Peak's successes, see the upcoming May issue of SAM.

Special thanks go to Acordia, American Express, Leitner-Poma, Mellonhead Photography and RSN for sponsoring the SAMMY Awards and to Pepsi for sponsoring the Diversity Award.


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