Leadership Lake Tahoe

Leadership Lake Tahoe began in 2003 with a mission to identify and develop current and future leaders through a comprehensive program designed to increase knowledge and awareness of the issues and challenges facing our community

The program will return in September 2023 and will run through June of 2024.

Leadership Lake Tahoe is an intensive ten-month experience to provide information, strategies, contacts, and opportunities for personal and professional growth. This program is built upon three main pillars: GROW, CONNECT, AND VOICE.

Leadership Lake Tahoe Class of 2018

The program covers key aspects of our community including:

  • Economic Development
  • Environment
  • Equity & Diversity
  • Government
  • Leadership Development
  • Public Education System
  • Public Safety
  • Social Services & Community Resources
  • Tourism & Recreation
  • Transportation

LLT Program Commitment

  • Program sessions are held on the second Thursday of each month from 8:30-5:00 PM. Classes will run from September 2023 to June 2024.
  • Participants attendance and engagement is vital to professional development and leadership growth. The goal should be to attend all sessions and communicate ahead of time any known absences.
  • Participants will work on a group project that will benefit the community and help develop a multitude of leadership skills. This class project will require extra hours outside of class time to complete.
  • Participants will attend a series of public meetings promoting understanding of community issues and advocacy.

Tuition Information

Upon being selected to the Leadership Lake Tahoe program, applicant will be invoiced for the full tuition amount or $800 for Chamber Members or $1000 for Non-Members. Tuition will be due August 2023. If the applicant is requesting scholarship monies, the applicant will be notified of that decision by August 1, 2023.

Submit your application here

Leader Level Sponsor

Mentor Level Sponsor

Leadership Lake Tahoe Task Force

Jenay Aiksnoras
Class of 2016

Jessica Albee
Class of 2020

Allegra Boyd
Class of 2016

Chris Eckert
Class of 2020

Erika Gonzalez
Class of 2022

Jennifer Guenther
Class of 2020

Ashley Hall
Class of 2022

Theresa Papandrea
Class of 2018

Margaret Peart
Class of 2020

Chris Proctor
Chair Elect Tahoe Chamber

Erica Reese
Class of 2022

Courtney Schmidt
Class of 2022

Chelcee Thomas
Class of 2022

Jessica Wackenhut Lomeli
Class of 2022

Gary Whitehouse
Class of 2022