Van Zeeland promoted to manager at Pine Mountain

IRON MOUNTAIN –Jay Van Zeeland has taken over as the manager of ski operations at Pine Mountain Ski in Iron Mountain.

Van Zeeland has broad experience within the entertainment and skiing industry. Most recently he was ski patrol director for Pine Mountain and led that group to be recognized in 2017 as the National Ski Patrol’s Outstanding Small Alpine Patrol. He also was named Outstanding Patrol Representative in 2018.

Before being involved with the ski patrol, Van Zeeland had worked as a paramedic, teacher, a television and online media manager, the president of an advertising agency and as general manager of pari-mutuel facilities throughout the United States.

“I am excited to help Pine Mountain return to the jewel of Midwestern skiing that it had been for many years,” Van Zeeland said.

He began his new role April 8 and will be working to oversee major improvements to the ski hill and resort.