Stakeholder Groups - Shoreline Plan
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Stakeholder Groups

Stakeholder Groups


Roles + Responsibilities

Convener: Tahoe Regional Planning Agency

TRPA is convening the Shoreline planning process. In this role, they are sponsoring meetings, garnering necessary funding to complete the plan, and providing in-kind staff support to manage the project.


For more information about TRPA, click here.


The ideas and input from the community are a critical component of the Shoreline Plan process. Over the two year timeframe of the planning process, there will be multiple opportunities for public engagement. This website will list all the opportunities for community input. Sign up here to be notified about these meetings and input opportunities.

Shoreline Steering Committee

The Shoreline Steering Committee is working together to set the policy framework and context for planning. The Shoreline Steering Committee is working to frame key issues and the approach and policy direction to address planning issues. The Committee will also engage technical staff, scientific advisors, legal counsel, and other interested parties to understand and resolve issues. To review agendas and materials from these meetings, click here.


Current Members

California State Lands Commission, Jennifer Lucchesi

Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board, Robert Larsen

Lake Tahoe Marina Association, Bob Hassett

League to Save Lake Tahoe, Darcie Goodman-Collins

Nevada Division of State Lands, Charlie Donohue

Tahoe Lakefront Owners’ Association, Jan Brisco

Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, Joanne Marchetta

Joint Fact Finding Committee

The Joint Fact Finding (JFF) Committee is working to set the direction for technical work and coordinate with TRPA’s staff on best ways to approach gathering baseline information as well as conduct the environmental review process. Additionally, JFF Committee tasks will include framing studies, agreeing on information to be used for the planning process, identifying information gaps and determining methodology to fill those gaps, guiding action to complete technical work, and identifying specific targeted questions for others when needed. Meetings are open to the public and committee composition includes a representative of different interests to the degree possible. The Joint Fact Finding Committee provides input throughout the entire process, including the environmental document development phase.


To find out about upcoming Joint Fact Finding Committee Meetings or review materials, click here.


Current Members (as of May 2016)

Ascent Environmental, Adam Lewandowski and Sydney Coatsworth

Cal Tahoe Conservancy, Penny Stewart

California State Lands Commission, Jason Ramos

Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board, Mary Fiore-Wagner

League to Save Lake Tahoe, Jesse Patterson

Nevada Division of State Lands, Elizabeth Kingsland
Scientists, Drs. Geoffrey Schladow and Sudeep Chandra

Tahoe Lakefront Owners’ Association, Jan Brisco

TRPA, Dan Segan, Dennis Zabaglo, AIS, and Kenneth Kasman

TRPA Coordinator, Rebecca Cremeen

The Watershed Company, Dan Nickel

Community Workshop Series

The Community Workshop Series will strengthen the process by providing a venue for a diverse set of stakeholder interests to come together to weigh in on the planning topics and process at key milestones. Click here for meeting dates and locations.

To sign up to be noticed about the workshop series , click here.

Work Groups, Ad Hoc Meetings, and Consultations


TRPA may periodically convene, in consultation with the Shoreline Steering Committee, work groups and ad hoc meetings to help develop the details of proposed policies and implementing provisions and to tackle specific information needs and tasks tied to expertise. In addition, TRPA or other steering committee members will consult with other interested parties at key points to deepen their understanding of those parties’ interests and address potential concerns.


Ad Hoc meetings to-date include:

Meeting with Marina Owners, April 26, 2016