This award is named for the late Bob Gillen, former SKI Magazine editor and marketer at Crested Butte and Sugarbush resorts, and a staunch ally of NASJA. It honors an individual corporate member for contributions to the advancement of snowsports, and exemplifies the highest standards of professionalism in public relations and communications. The individual also understands the working ]relationship between the information specialist and the journalist. The individual may be chosen for a particularly significant action or campaign, or for a career of such deeds. The winner will be selected by online vote of Active and Retired Press members.
By a vote of active-journalist members, the Bob Gillen Memorial Award for 2021 honors Kim Jackson.
KIM JACKSON-DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS, VERMONT ADAPTIVE
Kim Jackson, director of communications of Vermont Adaptive, won for contributions to the advancement of snowsports, exemplifying the highest standards of professionalism in public relations and communications. Vermont Adaptive offers inclusive sports and recreational programming for people of all ages, with cognitive, developmental, physical and emotional disabilities.