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North Lake Tahoe Truckee business announcements

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NLTRA seeks marketing committee members

The North Lake Tahoe Resort Association is accepting applications for two open seats on the association’s marketing committee.

Appointments will be made based on marketing experience, type of business the member is affiliated with and the portion of North Tahoe the member represents. One term goes through December 2014, the other through December 2015. Once terms expire, committee members can reapply for a new three-year term.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to Chief Marketing Officer Andy Chapman of the North Lake Tahoe Chamber/CVB/Resort Association by June 20, via email at or by mail at Attention: Marketing Committee Application, North Lake Tahoe Chamber/CVB/Resort Association, P.O. Box 5459, Tahoe City, CA 96145.

The marketing committee is one of six North Lake Tahoe Resort Association committees. Other committees are dedicated to infrastructure, transportation, finance, and advising the Chamber of Commerce. Committee membership includes North Lake Tahoe Resort Association board members as well as community members.

“Knowledge Bites” to focus on marketing basics

On June 18 the Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce is launching the Knowledge Bites Series, covering doing business one bite at a time.

Knowledge Bites provides strategies for pivotal business skills broken into small, digestible pieces. Through case studies, expert assessments will provide valuable, real world strategies useful for anyone in attendance. The first Knowledge Bites will address marketing basics.

The case studies will be Donner Lake Marina & Watersports and Grateful Gardens. Expert assessments will be provided by Dave Sick of Brand Breadcrumbs, and Meg Urie Rab of SmallPond Studio, 8:30-10 a.m. at the Truckee Tahoe Airport, 10356 Truckee Airport Road. Cost is $10 for Chamber members and $20 for non-members and includes light breakfast catered by Full Belly Deli. Registration is required at

Knowledge Bites will be held every month, the 3rd Wednesday of the month, at the Truckee Airport, and will highlight a different topic, case studies, and experts each month. The Knowledge Bites series is presented by the Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Plumas Bank. The June breakfast sponsor is the Truckee Tahoe Airport District.

For more information, contact the Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce at 530-587-8808 or e-mail

TCPUD enhances capital project delivery

The Tahoe City Public Utility District (TCPUD) has enhanced its utility and parks capital project management capabilities with the hiring of Sarah Hussong Johnson as the newest member of the District’s engineering deam.

Hussong Johnson has a Bachelor’s in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Michigan and is a registered professional civil engineer in the State of California. She has more than 13 years of experience in the development and implementation of civil engineering projects, specializing in the design, construction and management of municipal infrastructure improvements.

She comes to the District from the City of South Lake Tahoe where she led the City’s Engineering division as the city engineer and worked on a diverse portfolio of capital improvement and water quality projects, including the Bijou Area Erosion Control Project and the Harrison Avenue Streetscape Improvement Project, which are public-private partnerships.

“The TCPUD position appealed to me because the District has an interesting mix of capital projects, from recreation to utility infrastructure,” said Hussong Johnson. I had a great tenure with the City, and am looking forward to this new opportunity with TCPUD.”

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