Class of 2021

2021 Hall of Fame Program

Scott Hoisington, Kingfield

Scott grew up in Farmington learning to ski at Titcomb Mt. Ski Area. A great high school competitor, Scott went on to UMF to ski with teams winning several Can-Am Championships. He began a coaching career at Waterville Valley in New Hampshire then moved on to CVA at Sugarloaf coaching for 20 years. Scott then returned to UMF to run the Ski Industries program and is now president of the Farmington Ski Club.

Hazen McMullen, New Portland

A native of Farmington, Hazen as operations manager at Sugarloaf was instrumental in erecting the famous Sugarloaf Gondola. Hazen had a hand in all of the early ski area improvements at Maine's largest ski area- snowmaking, lifts and more. Hazen became the U.S. manager for Kassbohrer/Pistenbully, whose grooming machines are at many ski areas around the US.

Roger Arsenault, Rumford

Roger has been the main cog at Black Mt. in Rumford for 30 years. If you have raced on the alpine hill or the cross country venue Roger has had a hand in it. Chairman of the Black Mt. Board of Directors and also one of the main players in the Chisholm Ski Club Roger does it all. An alpine skier during high school Roger now over sees the alpine racing operations and leads the ski club's cross country program.

George Gagnon, Waterville

George was born in Five Fingers, New Brunswick, Canada and shortly after the 1918 pandemic the family moved to Maine landing in Waterville. George started working at Dunham's Trading Post, an early sporting goods store, and ran the ski department which at that time included managing the "Mountain Farm" ski area which is now Quarry Road Recreation Area. George joined the army in WWII and then returned to Maine and picked up where he left off in Waterville. George also had a hand in cutting the trails at Sugarloaf.

Mike Chasse, Presque Isle

A Presque Isle native and high school alpine skier, Mike earned an engineering degree from UMO and worked for Doppelmayer Ski Lifts around the US. He moved back to northern Maine and took over the family ski shop. He also is on the Board of Directors at Big Rock Ski Area. His ski area expertise is so valuable said one of the board members he makes things run very smoothly." Mike is all about helping folks enjoy winter activities" another board member mused.

Ginny Bousum, Kingfield

Ginny ,a long time ski instructor at Sugarloaf USA and race official for over 40 years, is a certified PSIA instructor. She has served as a FIS Alpine Official beginning in the 80's working many of the events at Sugarloaf and around the state. Ginny has been President of many of the Sugarloaf organizations over the years  and is currently President of the Sugarloaf Ski Club.

Elizabeth Carey-Butera, Anchorage Alaska

A Rumford native  Elizabeth is one of the Chisholm Ski Club's most accomplished skiers-3 time NCCA Cross Country Champion, US Ski Team member, coach and master skier. Liz just missed making the 1980 Olympic team by one spot and has gone on to be a valuable member of the Anchorage ski community coaching and racing as a Master racer.

Harvey and Laura Boynton, Kingfield

Harvey and Laura were ski shop owners and real estate developers in the Sugarloaf area. They started their first shop in 1956.  Because of the Boyntons, Sugarloaf is the special place that it is today. Helping young skiers through low cost rental programs meant the world to the Boynton's. They may be most famous for the "Boynton Beach" at Sugarloaf where spring skiing activities included a pig roast.