Staff Changes at Gogebic Community College
Written by Jesse Baroka on March 9, 2023
IRONWOOD – The director of the Gogebic Community College Ski Area Management program for the last 17 years has announced he will retire as of mid-October 2o23. The Community College Board of Trustees approved the retirement request from Jim Vander Spoel. College president George McNulty applauded Vander Spoel’s work for the college and the ski industry in general, saying not only have the students benefited from his work, but the local and regional communities have also been served by his work ethic, passion and passion for instruction and ski operations. Board members thanked Vander Spoel for his 44 years of service and authorized staff to begin the search for a new director of the Ski Area Management program.