League announces transition in leadership
League press release
Sep 14, 2011
League to Save Lake Tahoe Executive Director Rochelle Nason will depart in October after nearly 20 years of working to protect and restore Lake Tahoe. League Program Director Carl Young will serve as interim executive director until a new executive director has been selected.
“Rochelle Nason has grown the League from a tiny organization with a single full-time employee into the substantial and influential group that it is today,” Robert Damaschino, chair of the board of directors. “The ‘Keep Tahoe Blue’ movement has flourished under her leadership and with it the level of public investment and attention to the conservation of the region. The entire Lake Tahoe Basin will continue to benefit for years to come from what she has accomplished over the past two decades.”
Nason joined the League as staff attorney in 1992, and became executive director in 1993.
After more than two decades of environmental leadership, Nason’s professional accomplishments will have a lasting effect on the Lake Tahoe Basin. She led the League’s successful efforts to:
Program Director Carl Young will work with the League’s board to assure a smooth leadership transition. Carl has a strong background in science and in League programs. He has served as program director since 2007 and played an integral role in all the League’s advocacy activities.