This section lists updates from within the organization

  1. Jeff Goin Passing the Torch

    November 2, 2021

    by Jeff Goin   Effective Nov 3, I will be resigning as USPPA president and turning the keys over to Noah Rasheta — an extremely competent pilot, instructor, family man, and all-around great human. Once I’ve resigned, he must be approved by the remaining three officers and then takes over immediately. I will remain in […]

  2. Protected: 2020 July Proposed By-Law & Policy Changes

    July 12, 2020

    There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

  3. Officer Positions Up for Nomination

    December 12, 2019

    Two officer positions are up for election, President and Treasurer. If you’re interested in one of these positions, please submit your interest according to our bylaws, by December 31, 2019.

  4. USPPA Membership & Ratings Verification

    June 7, 2019

    There may be occasion to verify membership status or ratings for insurance, property owners, international flying, or other reasons. You must have your member number and last name you used to sign up for membership. Go here to verify membership or rating.

  5. Member Only Area Added

    March 29, 2019

    A new page for members has been added to convey information intended for members only. The password will come via email, and in the future, through the welcome letter. It may change periodically. It is largely for information that only pertains to members and where we’ve been asked to limit distribution (like the Sun-N-Fun discount […]

  6. Protected: 2017.12.16 Officer Meeting Notes & Minutes

    June 15, 2017

    There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

  7. Nominations Closed For President and Vice President

    December 21, 2016

    Nominations are now closed.

  8. Heath Woods New USPPA Secretary

    August 4, 2016

    Heath began flying Hang gliders in New England in 1995 and Paragliders in 2003. A Paramedic, Mountain Rescue Director and Risk Manager for over a decade in the ski industry, Heath turned his passion for flying into his profession in 2008. In 2012 he first flew a Powered Paraglider and has been a motor head […]

  9. 2016 Bylaw Update

    June 20, 2016

    A number of Bylaw changes have been made to improve transparency in financial matters and change the way we handle complaints against members. The intent is to involve the officers from the beginning, establish record keeping and improve the process. The Bylaws can be found here.

  10. Brad Hill New Treasurer

    June 17, 2016

    Brad Hill of Discover Paragliding has been teaching paragliding since 1995 and paramotoring since 2009. He has been involved with many efforts to improve the sport in many ways and is passionate about teaching. He and his wife Maren Ludwig were the 2015 recipient of USHPA’s Instructor of the Year award. We welcome him to be […]

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