The Medical Advisory Task Force is comprised of members who are in the medical and scientific community with vast background and experience in infectious disease, detection, treatment, testing, and vaccines. The group was established in the Fall of 2020 to serve as a medical resource and provide accurate scientific information to the PSIA-AASI Western Division.
- Libbie Sheldon, MT(ASCP), CLS, MS has been a Clinical Laboratory Scientist for over 30 years, with a focus on clinical laboratory management, testing, and test validation. Her expertise includes clinical trials and flu vaccine development. Libbie is a ski instructor and trainer at Northstar and a PSIA-AASI Western Division Examiner.
- Stephanie Scott, MD is a family practice physician with Kaiser Permanente in Oakland and one of Kaiser’s outpatient COVID-19 experts tasked with answering questions from Kaiser physicians on symptoms, management, testing, and almost every aspect of COVID-19. Stephanie has worked in drive through swabbing clinics and respiratory tents and has been on the front lines of the pandemic. Stephanie is a children’s ski instructor at Alpine Meadows. She lives in San Francisco with her teenage daughters.
- Khoa Nguyen, MD is a Board-Certified Emergency Physician working at Kaiser Sacramento and Kaiser Roseville since 2002. As an ER physician, he is active in diagnosing, answering questions, and treating COVID-19 patients. Khoa is a part-time Level III ski instructor and trainer at Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows in California.
- Moderator: Francine Tone. Attorney, Business Strategist, Leadership Trainer, Certified Emotional Intelligence Consultant. Fran is a Level III ski instructor and delivers leadership and people skills training to PSIA-AASI audiences including leaders of snowsports schools, education staff, general membership, and boards of directors, both on and off the snow.