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Sustainable Tahoe videos

2010 Stewardship Congress Promo
2010 Washoe Opening Prayer Stewardship Congress
2010 Dr Goldman Dream of Tahoe S Congress–jp0-KGgKU
2010 Stewardship Congress
2011 Tahoe Expo
2011 Tahoe Expo
2012 Tahoe Expo promo interview
2013 Tahoe Expo
2012 SNC students work w/Embassy
2013 Tahoe Expo
Jack Durst 2013 Tahoe Expo reporting:
Jack Durst 2014 Tahoe Expo Reporting
2014 Expo featuring a Washoe Lukalelup

TV Interviews

2009 Tahoe Today TV GeoSierra interview
2009 Tahoe Today TV GeoSierra  interview
2009 Tahoe Today TV GeoSierra  interview
2009 Tahoe Today TV GeoSierra  interview

2012 Tahoe TV interview
2013 Tahoe TV Interview
2013 Nevada Trails TV interview

2014 Tahoe Tonight interview

Geotourism Course
Geotourism Expo
Sustainable Tahoe FaceBook page

May-  Jacquie appointed “Tahoe’s geotourism liaison” by Nat Geo Center Sustainable Destination.
June – ‘GeoTahoe’ group forms to socialize geotourism throughout region. 1st meetings at TSC and Sierra Club

Jan – Jacquie connects with SBC to support the geotourism partnership with NGCSD and meets Penel
Feb – Jacquie joins Tahoe Chamber Geotourism Steering Committee (Norma Santiago secures $90K for EDC)
May – “GeoSierra”  wins RFP  to ‘map geotourism assets’ in EDC. Jacquie and Penelope lead 4 month field effort
Nov – Chandler, Oliver, Dayberry, Wendell, Hansen  discuss a ‘Native to Novice’ water transit Expo.

Jan – Parasol, Incline: 40 people convene to facilitate adoption of stewardship by showcasing, cultivating, and connecting models of sustainability. Step 1: convene  the first Stewardship Congress – (ST is form and applies for 501c3 status)
Sep – Stewardship Congress convenes 82 representatives to design a geotourism expo of stewardship
Nov – Green Networking event brings businesses together to explore local green lead-by-example models
Dec – ST participates and is recognized as a significant contributing partner in Tahoe Prosperity Plan

Mar – Partnering with SNC Sustainability class and Embassy Suites to build out 5 Geotracks for South Lake
Jul – Hansen & Licata, Reno Architect Firm. Ric Licatta (Sustainability Advisor to Harry Reid) GeoCenter concept for KBCC
Sep – Tahoe Expo produces basin-wide Exposition of stewardship – works to enroll students
Sep – Placer County honors ST with a County Resolution for our ‘8 Worlds of Tahoe’ interlinked tourism concept

Jan – ST contributes to Sustainability Collaborative
Sep – Tahoe Expo expands showcase from South Lake to Pyramid Lake (12 .gov, 15 .orgs, 35 .com)
Oct – Collaboration w/ SJSU Recreation Class inspires 50 freshmen to build 25 Tahoe Geotracks!
Nov – ST recognized with 3 Awards: Spirit of Lake, Blue Ribbon HM & SBC geotourism contribution
Dec – ORMAT donates $5,000 to support our sustainable showcase

Jan – Geotourism class starts at SNC (result of 4 years pitching efforts)
Feb – EDC and City SLT provide $14K in funding to support 2013 Geotourism Expo
Apr – In-kind contributions from WaiSup (18 SUP Boards) and Vapur (1% to the Planet program)
Jun – Matt of Guzzled  designs ST & Expo logos and marketing materials
Sep –Dahlack lead the Washoe water ceremony circle dance at Commons Beach -Tahoe Expo
Nov – Sheri Woodsgreen, One Globe, guided the ST Board Retreat inspiring momentum for 2014 Expo

Jan –2014 Sponsorship package in process with Shakespeare Stage Center Stage secured
Feb –Washoe Tribal Council voted to co-sponsor and participate in Lakalelup  for 2014 Expo

Mar – Begin building alliances and apply for $12k in funding from NV Tourism & NV Humanities
June – Secure GeoTrack commitments, marketing team and in-kind partners
Aug – Tahoe Expo # 4. Lakalelup is a proud moment in demonstrating a heritage of stewardship.
Mary Youngblood highlights the stage

Mar –Draft Geotourism Guide Book and App proposal for funding opportunity
Jul – Present Geotourism at NV Naturalist group in Vegas
Aug – Develop 3-Day Geotourism program
Oct– Created Geotourism Course to build skills and fluency for tourism and hospitality industry.

July – Complete Geotourism Certification Course and 3-Day Workshop Blueprint
Oct – Jacquie is Keynote Speaker at Nevada Master  Naturalist Conference
Dec – Create Incline Village Geotourism Menus for Hyatt, Visitors Center and Tunnel Creek



Feb -Tahoe Vistana requests Geotourism Menu for their hotel
Mar- Proposal to Airbnb to help establish geotourism hosting standards
Apr -Developing Washoe Heritage Showcases at Tahoe Vistana and Incline Visitor Center
May- Leading a Wildlife Corridor Awareness Program in alliance with Bear League and IVGID


Former Sustainable Tahoe Board and Advisory Members since 2010
Cary Crites
Stuart Yount
Dennis Oliver
Bill Bohn
Mechele Duhamel
Lew Madden
Scott Lankford
Madylon Meiling
Kristi Boosman
Laura Pearson
Kim Gorman
Eva Markowitz
Tom Wendell
Cory Ritchie
Dr Charles Goldman

Current Board Members

Penelope Curtis
John Hara


Executive Director: Jacquie Chandler