Good Morning Truckee: Meet New Leaders in Our Community
The February 11th Good Morning Truckee welcomes new leaders to our community or those who are in new leadership positions.
Tony Commendatore is Truckee’s newest town council member, being sworn in September 2019. Tony, a managing partner at Aegis Insurance Markets in Truckee, was appointed to fill the vacant seat left by former Vice Mayor Morgan Goodwin. In addition to managing his business, Tony has volunteered in the community for many years and has a clear understanding of the many needs of Truckee’s locals and businesses. Hear how his fresh viewpoint and background will be a great addition to town council.
Deirdra Walsh was appointed by Vail Resorts as Vice President and General Manager of Northstar California Resort last April and is one of the eight women who are running resorts across the company. Prior to Northstar, Deirdra was the senior director of mountain dining at Park City Mountain in Utah, where she played an instrumental role in transforming both the culture and mountain. She brings 17 years of experience to her new role and looks forward to creating more moments that matter at Northstar. Passionate about becoming more involved in the community, Deirdra recently joined the Truckee Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
Eli Ilano is the Forest Supervisor for the Tahoe National Forest. He has years of natural resource and public land management experience and was the Deputy Forest Supervisor for the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit in South Lake Tahoe. Eli will be introducing the new District Ranger for Truckee, Jonathan Cook-Fisher.
Good Morning Truckee offers online registration at Truckee.com under What’s Happening. Breeze through the check-in line to get breakfast and a seat faster. You can also purchase multi-packs of tickets for your convenience – which can also get you checked-in quicker. And, as always, you can still purchase your ticket at the door with cash, credit card or check.
Good Morning Truckee is open to the public – everyone is invited. It is held the second Tuesday of every month at Truckee Tahoe Airport from 7:00-8:30am. Ticket price for general public is $12; Truckee Chamber members $10 and includes a hot breakfast and raffle ticket. Anyone who brings their own traveler coffee mug will receive an additional raffle ticket and a chance to win great prizes.
Good Morning Truckee is presented by the Truckee Chamber of Commerce in partnership with sponsors Tahoe Forest Health System; Law Offices of Porter Simon; Dickson Realty Truckee Tahoe; Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation; N|V|5; Auerbach Engineering; 101.5FM Truckee Tahoe Radio; Tahoe Truckee Media; Sierra Sun; Moonshine Ink; Truckee Tahoe Airport District; Town of Truckee, and Chef Ron Allen. Additional sponsorships opportunities are available.
Good Morning Truckee is a community forum to provide timely and relevant information on a variety of topics and create a networking opportunity.