Advisory Board Members:

OFFICERS:

Carol Gerard – DIRECTOR

Carol fell in love with the Lake Tahoe area during a family vacation several years before being fortunate enough to retire here. Born and raised in the mid-west…read more

Tel: 530-5522-2876 …………Email

Emily Shaub – TREASURER

After spending several vacations in Tahoe, Emily and her husband took the plunge and moved across the country from Richmond, Virginia in 2014. This Virginia native appreciates all that the Lake and its surroundings have to offer…read more

Erica Bradley – SECRETARY

Erica is currently an IT professional at Sierra at Tahoe Ski Resort, as well as an avid writer who recently published her first book, Destinies Beyond the Mythos.   After meeting and falling in love with a Tahoe resident, she moved from Reno …read more

Father Mauricio Hurtado – ST. THERESA CHURCH PASTOR

The eldest of five children, Father Mauricio Hurtado was born into a farming family in El Calvario, Michoacán, Mexico.  His interest in the Catholic church was renewed when he was 19 years old when he found God’s love and mercy in the sacrament of Confession…read more

OPERATIONS CHAIRPERSONS:

Beth Wallace – COMMUNICATIONS

Beth was born and raised in rural northeast Iowa. Following her passion for working with children, Beth attended Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota where she majored in special education and elementary education…read more...

Mary Ann Valles – DEEP CLEAN CHAIRPERSON

Mary Ann spent the early years of her life in Hayward, CA where she was born, raised and eventually married and had her daughter.   In Hayward she also completed her college education at Chabot Community College and upon graduation; she was employed in the …read more

Roberta Strachan – FOOD COORDINATION CHAIRPERSON

Roberta was born and raised in New York and attended Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, NY, earning her degree in Education.  Upon completion of her undergraduate degree, she relocated to San Francisco and continued her educationread more

Myee Costanzo – VOLUNTEER CHAIRPERSON

Myee was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Myee moved to South Lake Tahoe in June 2015.  She came not knowing what she was going to do here but soon began working from home as an administrative specialist with UCLA’s Department of Medicine…read more

PROGRAM CHAIRPERSONS:

Paula Peterson – BREAD & BROTH 4 KIDS CO-CHAIRPERSON

Paula joined the Advisory Board of Bread & Broth in 2015.  A very involved South Tahoe resident, she started what is now called B&B 4 Kids in 2011 by serving five students at the local middle school, and is excited to have seen the program…read more

Wendy David – MONDAY MEAL CO-CHAIRPERSON

Wendy David is not new to serving her community. She has spent 46 years as an active community advocate. A wife, mother of 4, and “Nana” to 8, Wendy began  her community involvement as an advocate...read more

Brandi Bannister – SECOND SERVING CHAIRPERSON

Brandi grew up on a small ranch in El Dorado County and learning that community work is team work, the call of helping our neighbors has always tugged at Brandi’s heart…read more

Christy Slocum – BREAD & BROTH 4 KIDS CO-CHAIRPERSON

Christy was born and raised in Pacific Palisades in Southern California.   She attended California Western University, San Diego for four years.  She raised her two daughters in Torrance, California…read more

MONDAY MEAL CO-CHAIRPERSON – Sheila Costanzo