||Milestones of Note
||Awards program brought into the electronics age. Intermountain Ski Council joins FWSA.
||Brought back Scholarship Program.
||First Outstanding Web Contest.
||New Mexico Council joins FWSA. FWSA becomes one of the founding members of National Ski Council Federation (NSCF).
||FWSA took 500 skiers to Cortina, Italy. Adoption of the Voice of Western Skier added to FWSA logo.
||Ski Week bidding moved to the Convention. First Golf Tournament held at Convention. Northwest Council (formerly Portland) joins FWSA.
||First Skiers Guide since early 80s replaces Ski Bugs Almanac. First Leadership Seminar with instructional books at Convention. Initiation of Travel Carousel lift tickets. Mogul Mikes Ski Sense & Safety program debuts. Pilot Learn to Ski Program launched.
||First Far West Skiers News. Travel Carousel returns to Convention.
||Janie Frankie Hansen
||FWSA approves new by-laws, severs ties with USSA, and becomes autonomous with no national affiliations and totally volunteer. First Silent Auction. Fall Forums moved to Convention. First Annual Joe Ross Memorial Race held at FWSA Ski Week.
||FWRA founded. FWSA sues USSA and settles out of court. FWSA charter flight program ends.
||FWSA divided into two divisions (race & sports). USSA divided into two divisions. FWSA turned over staff & programs to USSA Sports Division. First Sportsfest.
||First Travel Carousel. Far West Ski Competition Inc., official sanctioning body for Junior racers, was formed. Nordic skiing is the fastest growing winter sport.
||Southern (Los Angeles), Orange, Inland Councils incorporate. FWSA serves as amicus curiae all the way to the Supreme Court in Mineral King suit.
||Domestic charters added to FWSA Flight Program. First Sno Queen contest held at Fall Forums. First Far West Ski Week to Bear Valley. Far West News debuts, replacing Western Ski Time. First Councilman published. Lido Travel named official FWSA Travel Agent.
||Carl F. Grover
||All major FWSA races were electronically timed.
||Stanley V. Walton, Jr.
||Ski Instructors Proficiency Tests developed by FWSA adapted by all divisions of USSA.
||FWSA fights inclusion of San Gorgonio into Wilderness Preservation System. Far West Ski Foundation incorporated to support US Ski Team, Nordic development, safety & research. First FWSA Race Leagues (Southeast & Rokka) founded. FWSA develops marketing plan with a professional staff for recreational skiers. Sylvia Sherman of Ski Western America took over running FWSA charter flights for profit.
||Sutter E. Kunkel
||NSA changes name to USSA. Inaugural issue of USSAs Ski View Oct 1962. FWSA revitalizes Uniform Ski Tests.
||European Flight Charter Program launched. First Fasching Party to send off FWSA charters benefits US Ski Team & Far West Junior Racers.
||Edward J. Johnson
||The office of VP of Recreational Skiing established.
||Wesley B. Hadden
||Avalanche Training held in preparation for the 1960 Olympics.
||Robert J. Schenck
||NAT (Nickel-A-Ticket) program continues under great opposition.
||Paul H. Smith
||Far West certifies Ski Mountaineering.
||Far West Instructors holds its first free, dry-land LA Junior Chamber Ski School.
||Arthur H. Van De Kamp
||Far West hosts Summer Jumping Championships at LA Country Fair in Pomona, CA.
||B.M. "Milt" Zimmerman
||Nickel-A-Ticket (NAT) program splits funds of 5 cents from all-day lift tickets among NSP, FWSA and NSA.
||Cortlandt T. Hill
||CSA changes name to Far West Ski Association, becomes Far West region of NSA and is designated sanctioning authority for competitive events in Far West region. Southern Council of FWSA formed.
||J. C. "Chriss" Schwarzenbach
||FWSA opened membership to individuals not affiliated with clubs.
||Albert E. Sigal
||Area Development Committee formed to concentrate on making San Gorgonio and Mineral King into ski areas.
||During the war years, NXP was active doing search and recue for the Air Force in the California Mountains.
||James F. Connell
||CSA incorporated. World Championships, hosted by Auburn Ski Club, are sanctioned by CSA and NSA.
||Ski jumping held at Berkeleys Strawberry Hill.
||1932 National Championships hosted by CSA.
||Orchestrated a demonstration that resulted in snow removal on roads to ski tows.