Tahoe Mountain Lab co-founders David & Jamie Orr

DAVID & JAMIE ORR are co-founders of Tahoe Mountain Lab in S Lake Tahoe and they are intensive community activists & advocates.  TML is the S Shore’s 1st co-working space and was founded by David & Jamie in Feb of 2014.  Their mixed talents say a lot: Jamie, a college science professor, and David, an early stage start-up entrepreneur.  Three yrs into this very successful business that brings diverse professions & talents into the same space to enhance life styles and creativity, “The Lab”, as it is affectionately labeled, and its owners have embraced and supported the Arts in m...
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Lauren Thomaselli – City of SLT Recreation Svcs Mngr

LAUREN THOMASELLI, a long time S Lake Tahoe resident and recreation enthusiast, has been employed by the City of SLT Parks & Rec Dept since 2008. She currently serves as the Recreation Services Manager responsible for all recreation facilities and programs. Today we will discuss & clarify one of the big projects on her dept’s plate - Renovation of the Rec Center - and why the Arts need to be giving input and “showing up” at public mtgs.
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Ronda Schaer – arts commission co-founder & gallery owner

RONDA SCHAER is a resident of Tahoe & Napa and owner of RASgalleries in Napa Valley.  Ronda's background is steeped in the arts as an artist, juror, curator of shows, and founding member of the Yountville Arts Commission.  Her business experience has reflected in the success of her own gallery, and today we are going to be talking about the arts mostly from the business and community sides.
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JoAnn Conner – writer, business owner, SLT City Council

JOANN CONNER is a S Lake Tahoe, CA, resident of 35 yrs who is an independent associate and regional manager for LegalShield and Identity Theft Shield, owns Golden Bear Events, has served as president of the South Tahoe Chamber of Commerce and is currently on the SLT City Council.  But most importantly, of course, JoAnn is a writer and believer in the Arts as an indispensable part of our lives aesthetically and economically.
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Nancy Kerry – SLT City Manager re Champions’ Plaza & public art

NANCY KERRY - SLT City Mgr and supporter of the Arts - joins Robert to share what the City is currently promoting in the arena of Public Art.  Her background includes Assistant to the Solana Beach City Mgr for 5 yrs, Public Affairs VP at the L. Tahoe S. Shore Chamber for almost 2 yrs, and now City Mgr for the past 2+ yrs. Nancy really gets the importance of the Arts to our S. Shore community and Tahoe at large which she has demonstrated often in our conversations and is why I am so encouraged by this current “Champions Plaza” project.
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LT Sustainability Collaborative, EEC Roundtable & the ARTS!

STEVE TESHARA & CRAIG WOODWARD are members of and represent the Lake Tahoe Sustainability Collaborative > specif. its Economic, Education & Culture Workgroup that has a very important Roundtable Oct 2, ‘13 at the Parasol Foundation in Incline Village.  Steve is the owner & principal of Sustainable Community Advocates, a strategic consulting & advocacy company based in Zephyr Cove, NV.  He is Co-Chair of the Collaborative's Community Mobility Workgroup & is serving as a Support Specialist.  Craig is a commercial realtor with Deb Howard & Co, chair of the Government Re...
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