Jon Jeresek has been employed on the Kootenai National Forest for the past 32 years. Jon is an avid backcountry skier and involved with the Turner Mountain Ski Area outside of Libby, Montana. Jon’s avalanche training includes courses at the National Avalanche School and attending several International Snow Science Workshop conferences. Jon has been involved with backcountry avalanche forecasting since 1987. Jon lives near Libby and enjoys skiing and has provided years of service in promoting avalanche education and information for the public.