INCORPORATE OV 

Incorporate OV is a nonprofit corporation with a mission to preserve and protect our community through incorporation as a greater means of self-determination.   “Incorporate Olympic Valley” is the name of Incorporate OV’s registered political committee, which raises and spends money to advocate for the incorporation of Olympic Valley.  Incorporate OV is tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(4).

IOV Group Photo with Nancy

BOARD MEMBERS

lisa_cardin_profileLisa Cardin, Interim Chairwoman. Lisa moved to Lake Tahoe in 1985 and has been a resident of Olympic Valley since 2005. As the former caretaker to Sandy Poulsen, she is inspired by the “First Lady” of Squaw. She operates a successful landscaping and caretaking business, serving both local residential and commercial properties. Her son attends the Squaw Valley Prep School.

 

 

 

 

 

Nancy ElrodNancy Elrod, Secretary. Nancy is a registered Professional Engineer, who has resided with her husband in Squaw Valley for 12 years. She has worked extensively on residential structural designs in California, and her work has taken her to Alaska as a transportation engineer for the Federal Government and as a private consultant. Skiing is her passion, and she competes in freeskiing competitions. She has traveled to many places in the world to ski, but enjoys being home and skiing at Squaw Valley most of all. 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bev Wilson, Treasurer. Bev moved to Squaw Valley in 2002 from Vermont. She and her husband have Resort Property Marketing, and she runs the property management portion of their business. Bev is known for her organizational detail and loves wearing a fleece in the middle of the California winter instead of down jackets!  

 

 

 

 

 

 

lizzie_profileLizzy Day, Board Member. Lizzy’s parents first built the family cabin in Squaw Valley in 1960, the year of her birth.  Lizzie moved to Squaw Valley as a permanent resident in 1978, was hired as a ski instructor on the hill, and then earned a teaching credential.  Lizzie and Tom’s two children, Danny and Leanore, were born and raised in the Valley and are 3rd generation Squaw skiers.

 

 

 

 

 

fred_ilfred_profileDr. Fred Ilfeld Jr., Board Member. Fred is a psychiatrist and sociologist, retired from clinical medical practice, but still teaching psychiatric residents at the University of Nevada Reno School of Medicine.  His interests lie in small group dynamics, conflict resolution, community development, and philanthropy.  Fred has served the local community with ten years on the Board of the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation and is a past Board Chairman.  He has been a property owner in Squaw Valley for 34 years and lived here as a full-time resident for the past 15 years.

 

 

 

 

 

jamie_profileJamie Schectman, Board Member. Jamie first watched the movie “Hot Dog” during high school and knew right away what he wanted to do with his life. In 1987, he moved to Squaw Valley to become a ski bum, first as a lift operator, then front desk/night auditor at the old Squaw Valley Inn and was part of the opening management team at the Resort at Squaw Creek in 1990. Over the past 25+ years he has witnessed the evolution of Squaw Valley and is excited to Incorporate as a town to help determine it’s future. Jamie is CEO and Co-founder of Mountain Rider’s Alliance.

 

 

 

 

 

ADVISORS

Robert Van Nort is a veteran city manager with more than 30 years of city manager experience including the resort towns of Bear Big Lake, CA and Sun Valley, Idaho. He has been involved in the incorporation of four new cities, most recently in 2010. He is well versed in revenue neutrality negotiations and has been an integral part of other town incorporations.

INCORPORATE OV FOUNDATION

Incorporate OV Foundation is a nonprofit corporation that funds nonpartisan analysis, study, and research to educate the public about the likely effects of incorporation, including funding the costs of LAFCO’s fiscal and environmental studies.  Incorporate OV Foundation is in the process of applying for Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status.

BOARD MEMBERS

Dr. Fred Ilfeld Jr., Chairman. Fred is a psychiatrist and sociologist, retired from clinical medical practice, but still teaching psychiatric residents at the University of Nevada Reno School of Medicine.  His interests lie in small group dynamics, conflict resolution, community development, and philanthropy.  Fred has served the local community with ten years on the Board of the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation and is a past Board Chairman.  He has been a property owner in Squaw Valley for 34 years and lived here as a full-time resident for the past 15 years.

Bev Wilson,Treasurer. Bev moved to Squaw Valley in 2002 from Vermont. She and her husband have Resort Property Marketing, and she runs the property management portion of their business. Bev is known for her organizational detail and loves wearing a fleece in the middle of the California winter instead of down jackets!  

Lisa Cardin, Secretary. Lisa moved to Lake Tahoe in 1985 and has been a resident of Olympic Valley since 2005. As the former caretaker to Sandy Poulsen, she is inspired by the “First Lady” of Squaw. She operates a successful landscaping and caretaking business, serving both local residential and commercial properties. Her son attends the Squaw Valley Prep School.

tom_day_profileTom Day, Board Member. Tom has been a resident of Squaw Valley since 1984 and has been featured in many ski movies before finding his true talent behind the camera. He has filmed in every continent capturing some of the top action sports athletes in the world. A father of two, Tom hopes Squaw Valley will remain the beautiful place for future generations.

 

 

 

 

 

ADVISORS

Michael Colantuono is a municipal specialist who currently serves as the city attorney for Auburn and Grass Valley. He was appointed by the Rules Committee of the California State Assembly to the Commission on Local Governance and is an expert in Incorporate Law.  He graduated from Bolt Hall at UC Berkely first in class and was named 2010 California State Bar public lawyer of the year.

Robert Van Nort is a veteran city manager with more than 30 years of city manager experience including the resort towns of Bear Big Lake, CA and Sun Valley, Idaho. He has been involved in the incorporation of four new cities, most recently in 2010. He is well versed in revenue neutrality negotiations and has been an integral part of other town incorporations.

 

 

Paid for by Incorporate Olympic Valley PAC