So Lake Tahoe City Council Member  (Top 3 Win) 

Tom Davis


  • Occupation: Business Owner, co-owner of the Tahoe Keys Resort
  • 68-years-old
  • Former Mayor of South Lake Tahoe
  • In 2004, after 12 years in office, Davis announced he would not seek re-election saying, "It's time for a change," ... "I want to enjoy life."
  • Hometown, San Diego

Bruce P. Grego

 

  • Occupation: Attorney
  • Graduated South Tahoe High School
  • Graduated Sacramento State with a degree in Government and Business Administration
  • Active in groups opposed to TRPA.
  • 1974 - Committee to support a local initiative to require an elected City Clerk and City Treasurer.
  • Served on 20/20 Committee for the City of South Lake Tahoe  1976-78
  • Graduated Humphreys School of Law 1980
  • Began law practice in South Lake Tahoe in 1980
  • Planning Commissioner for 8 years in the 1980s
  • Appointed City Councilman for City of South Lake Tahoe to complete a term left vacant in 1989
  • Elected South Lake Tahoe City Councilman in 2008
  • Appointed to a number of governmental bodies, such at Tahoe Transportation Commission and LAFCO.
  • bgslt@att.net 
  • http://www.brucegrego.com/    

Matt Palacio

 

  • Occupation: Senior Sales Manager
  • currently runs the sales department at Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort
  • Endorsed by the Tahoe Chamber for South Lake Tahoe City Council
  • Matt is a member of the Tahoe Regional Young Professionals, Economic Development Task Force, and the 2014 Leadership Lake Tahoe class. He’s a natural leader through consensus building. 
  • A steward of our environment: He supports the RPU, plastic bag ban and beach clean ups
  • Born on September 19, 1979
  • http://www.votemattpalacio.com/
  • https://www.facebook.com/VoteMattPalacio

Wendy L David

  • Occupation: School Board President
  • SLT Cabinet member, El Dorado Community Foundation
  • Chair, Lake Tahoe Collaborative
  • Barton Health Foundation, Community Advisory Committee
  • Tahoe Magic, Founding Board Member
  • Bread and Broth, Founding member
  • Commission Chair, First Five El Dorado

Austin C. Sass

 

  • Occupation: Retired Business Manager
  • City of South Lake Tahoe Planning Commisssion
  • Lake Tahoe Unified School District School Bond Oversight Committee
  • Ecotourism Committee, 
  • St. Theresa's Food Pantry volunteer
  • Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority Sales Committee
  • Direct of Resort Sales, Heavenly
  • Director of Sales & Marketing, Aramark
  • Little League coach
  • Goals
    • 1. Enhance recreational opportunities to improve the lives of locals and to increase tourism revenues.
    • 2. Strengthen Trust and Respect for our City Council 
    • 3. Use my experience working for tourism companies to generate new revenues to improve our infrastructure and staff.
    • 4. Provide fiscal conservatism to city council. 
  • Personal Interests: Skiing, Mountain Biking, Hiking mountains, golf, gardening
  • BornSeptember 18, 1952
  • HometownBrooklyn, NY
  • https://www.facebook.com/ElectAustinSass/

Angela Swanson

 

  • Occupation: City Council Member
  • Councilmember, City of South Lake Tahoe 2010-2014
    • Vice Chair & Board member, Tahoe Transportation District 2011- 2014
    • Board member, California Tahoe Conservancy, 2011-12
    • Representative (alt), League of California Cities, Sacramento Valley Region 2010-14
    • Board member, CalTahoe Emergency Services Authority, 2011-2014
    • Board member, South Lake Tahoe Basin Waste Management Authority, 2010-11
    • Board member, Tahoe Prosperity Center
    • Board Member, Lake Tahoe Unified School District 2005-2009
    • Clerk of the Board
    • Co-Chair, Measure A/G Steering Committee, a $64.5M school bond
    • Force behind an additional $33M in state matching funds
    • Approved Two Way Immersion Program and Protected Class Size Reduction 
  • League of California Cities
    • Member,2010-Present
    • Member, Women’s Caucus 2013-14
    • Sacramento Valley Division, Member 2012
    • Sacramento Valley Division, Treasurer 2013
    • Sacramento Valley Division, Secretary 2014
    • Joint Water Bond Policy Group, 2014
    • Transportation Communication & Public Works Policy Committee (2012-2014)
    • Disabled Parking Placard  Subcommittee
    • CEQA Subcommittee
    • Broadband and Digital Communications Policy Subgroup
    • Employee Relations Policy Committee (2014) 
  • http://www.voteangelaswanson.org/
 

 Brooke Laine

 

  •  Occupation: Bank Manager
  • Jan 2014 – Present – Bank Manager, US Bank
  • Dec 2007 – March 2013 – Asst. Sales & Service Manager, Bank of the West
  • Jan 1990 – October 2010 – President & Co-Owner, Laine Photolabs, Inc.
  • 2013-2014 – Appointed City Councilmember, City of South Lake Tahoe
  • 2002 – Mayor, City of South Lake Tahoe
  • 1998-2002 – Elected City Councilmember, City of South Lake Tahoe
  • 1997-1998 – President, Soroptimist International of South Lake Tahoe (SISLT)
  • 1997 – Elected Board Member, South Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce
  • 1991-2005 – Board Member, Lake Tahoe Educational Foundation
  • http://www.electbrookelaine.com/