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Tahoe Prosperity Center hires new Project Manager

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Chris Fajkos lives in Truckee with his wife and daughter.

The Tahoe Prosperity Center recently announced the hiring of Chris Fajkos, who takes over as Project Manager.

"We are thrilled to have Chris join our team to expand high speed internet in the region and support community revitalization work," stated CEO Heidi Hill Drum.

Fajkos comes to the region from Port of Redwood City, Calif., where he was the Manager of Environmental, Security and Safety programs.

"He has an extensive background, not only in expanding broadband, but also in grant management and capital improvement projects," according to a TPC news release. "The Tahoe Prosperity Center's Connected Tahoe project is Chris's main priority, and he will work hard to expand the high speed internet that Tahoe's residents, businesses and visitors expect in today's technology driven world."

In addition to the new hire, TPC also announced is its new membership in the California Stewardship Network, composed of 15 member organizations working in various regions of the state, focused on the triple bottom line of the community, economy and the environment.

CSN is currently tackling issues such as equity, housing and workforce. Regional collaboration is at the heart of the work of CSN and its member organizations.

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"This network allows the Tahoe Prosperity Center to expand Tahoe's importance as an 'extreme leader' on challenging issues," according to the center.

Visit tahoeprosperity.org and castewardship.org to learn more.