Sport Leaders and BoD members


Russ Myer
(315) 396-9967

  • Title: Capital Region Nordic Alliance President
  • Key Functional Areas Covered: Oversees Alliance operations, supports all events
  • Past positions, successes and/or unique qualities: President NYSSRA Nordic, State Biathlon chairperson, NYSSRA Nordic, significant local, regional, national event management experience, multiple medal winner local, regional, national biathlon events
  • International Biathlon Union/International Paralympic Committee Nordic International Referee #940
  • International Paralympic Committee, Nordic Classifier
  • Level II PSIA able bodied/Adaptive Nordic Instructor
  • Director Nordic Operations, Hilltop Nordic Center, Richmond, MA
  • Educational background: PhD, CAS- Educational Administration, Physical Therapy, Psychology

Organization/Technology Management and Timing & Results

Rebecca Myer

  • Title: Event Volunteer Coordinator, Logistics Manager
  • Past positions, successes and/or unique qualities:
  • Volunteer Coordinator for local/regional/national and international Nordic events
  • Summit Timing System/Results, online registration
  • Customized Orienteering map development using specific complex software
  • BS, MS , Computer Science, CAS Information Technology, PMP

Non-Adaptive XC Skiing & Biathlon

Stephen Wilson
(518) 861-8020

  • Title: Non-Adaptive Biathlon & XC Sport Leader, BoD member
  • Key Functional Areas Covered: Organization of XC skiing activities, race director
  • Past positions, successes and/or unique qualities: XC TD, Chief of Competition, Biathlon staff Vancouver Winter Olympics, Level II USBA Official
  • Educational background: PhD, MSc and BA in Geology


(518) 872-1993

  • Title: Orienteering Sport Leader
  • CRNA Alliance member from EMPO (Empire Orienteering Club)
  • Key Functional Areas Covered:   Orienteering
  • Involved with CRNA Extended Day Orienteering program at Hackett and North Albany Academy Middle Schools, faculty in regional middle schools
  • Sue support CRNA’s Orienteering initiative with organizations and agencies that support those with special needs/disabilities


Tom Wright
(518) 754-1072

  • Title: Snowshoes & Trail Running Sport Leader, BoD member
  • Key Functional Areas Covered: Event Management, Alliance operations, Snowshoeing, trail hiking/running event coordination/implementation
  • Past positions, successes and/or unique qualities: Director of Research and Grants, Columbia-Greene Community College, Event/program development, instructor, elite competitor, Level I USBA official
  • Educational background: MPA & CAS


Dan Meade

  • Title: Webmaster,
  • Key Functional Areas Covered: Technology &  Website