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Charles Stuart Shimanski

Charles Stuart Shimanski, American organization executive. Member American Association Avalanche Professionals, Mountain Rescue Association (vice chairman, training director Rocky Mountain region 1989-1992, chairman 1992-1994, national executive officer 1992-1994, chairman education committee since 1994), Wilderness Medical Society, American Alpine Club, Alpine Club Canada.

Background

  • Shimanski, Charles Stuart was born on January 17, 1957 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Stuart Thomas and Gloria Mae (Schindler) Shimanski.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Economics, University Wisconsin, 1980.

    Career

    • Float control manager United Bank of Denver, 1980-1984. Cash manager Oppenheimer, Denver, 1985-1986, project manager office automation, 1987-1993. System consultant Darlington Asset Management, Geneva, Switzerland, 1986-1987.

      Executive director American Alpine Club, Golden, Colorado, since 1993. Lecturer University Colorado, Boulder, University Denver, Arapahoe Community College, Sierra Club, Wilderness Medical Society, National Park Services, National Ski Patrol, National Forest Service, Mountain Rescue Association, Colorado Search and Rescue Board, Colorado Mountain Club, International Alpine School, also mountaineering outfitters and corporations. Technical consultant, including Rescue 911, Columbia Broadcasting System, Unsolved Mysteries, NBC, Turning Point, ABC, Tour de France, Columbia Broadcasting System, Emergency Call, Columbia Broadcasting System Evening News, NBC Nightly News, Cable News Network, Consumer News and Business Channel, People Magazine, Sports Illustrated, New York Times, Christian Science Monitor, Washington Post, others.

      Published over 300 photographs in areas of alpine mountaineering, mountain rescue, medical-evacuation helicopter rescue, avalanche safety and rescue. Director Avalanche Awareness Week, Colorado Search and Rescue Board, 1988-1993, instructor Breckenridge Avalanche School, since 1988. Member Alpine Rescue Team, Evergreen, Colorado, since 1983.

    Major achievements

    • Avocations: mountain climbing, including peaks in France, Italy, Switzerland, Canada and United States, photography.

    Works

    Membership

    Member American Association Avalanche Professionals, Mountain Rescue Association (vice chairman, training director Rocky Mountain region 1989-1992, chairman 1992-1994, national executive officer 1992-1994, chairman education committee since 1994), Wilderness Medical Society, American Alpine Club, Alpine Club Canada.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: mountain climbing, including peaks in France, Italy, Switzerland, Canada and United States, photography.

    Connections

    • Married Christiane Leitinger, May 30, 1992. 1 child, Isabel Claire.
    • father: Stuart Thomas Shimanski
    • mother: Gloria Mae (Schindler) Shimanski
    • spouse: Christiane Leitinger
    • child: Isabel Claire Shimanski
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    Born January 17, 1957
    (age 60)
    Nationality
    • 1980
      University Wisconsin
    • 1980 - 1984
      Float control manager, United Bank of Denver
    • 1985 - 1986
      cash manager, Oppenheimer
      Denver, Colorado, United States
    • 1986 - 1987
      system consultant, Darlington Asset Management
      Geneva, Illinois, United States
    • 1993
      executive, director American Alpine Club
      Golden, Colorado, United States