The Board of Directors is the governing body of the TCDA and oversees the direction of the organization. TCDA Directors represent Tahoe City’s diverse industries that include retail, non-retail, restaurant businesses, professional services, financial institutions, and real estate.
Robb has been in business in Tahoe since 2006. He and his wife, Molly, are raising three children in Tahoe City, where they recently opened Olson-Olson Ena in the Boatworks Mall in 2016. Robb holds two Bachelors Degrees in Architecture and Fine Arts from USC. He serves as a board member of the TCDA and the Bear Creek Association, and is a member of the American Institute of Architecture, Contractors Association Truckee-Tahoe, and Tahoe Sierra Board of Realtors.
Abigail GallupVice President
Abigail Gallup is a freelance graphic designer, artist and local arts advocate. After receiving a B.A. in Fine Art from U.C. Berkeley, she moved to Tahoe to snowboard for a while and more than twenty years later is still here raising a family and working to improve her community. She is a founding member of Siren Arts, a local grass-roots organization working to bring an arts and cultural center to Tahoe City. She is also the sole proprietor of Gallup Design and WhyNotBuyArt.com.
Gail moved to Tahoe in 1973. She is the treasurer of the Lake Tahoe Ski Club Foundation; treasurer of the Tahoe City Recreation Association; board member for the TCDA, Tahoe City Golf Club, and Snowfest; active member of the North Lake Tahoe Kiwanis; and committee member for July 4th Fireworks and Oktoberfest. When she isn’t volunteering, she spends time with her children and grandsons who also live locally.
Sherina has been in the Tahoe area since 2000. She grew up in the Auburn/Colfax area. Her family has had a cabin in Tahoe Pines since the early 1940’s and she spent many summers in Tahoe before making this her home. She currently works for Plumas Bank in Tahoe City has 25 years of experience in the banking industry. She has served on the Board since 2008 and most recently as the Treasurer for 4 years. She likes to volunteer at our local events and loves being a part of this amazing community.
Katherine HillPresident Emeritus
Katherine has had a passion for the Tahoe community since she
moved to Tahoe City in 1998. She stays informed on local issues in her current role as the Publisher and Editor In Chief of “Tahoe Weekly,” a 36-year-old publication that chronicles the remarkable people and places of the Tahoe
Sierra. She has made Tahoe her permanent home and is committed to investing in the success of Tahoe City economically and socially.
Gary DavisBoard Member
Gary has lived and worked in the Tahoe City area since 1986. He owns the Gary Davis Group as well as commercial property in downtown Tahoe City and has a serious interest in the long-term health of the Tahoe City community.
Bill DietzBoard Member
Bill has lived in the North Lake Tahoe area since 1988. He co-founded Tahoe Luxury Properties in 1994 with his wife, Kelly, and is currently the Chief Operating Officer and Principal Broker. As an avid outdoorsman, who loves skiing, mountain biking, wakeboarding, and surfing, he loves sharing his passion for the Tahoe area.
Melissa SiigBoard Member
Melissa has lived in the Alpine Meadows/Tahoe City area for 14 years. She and her husband Steven (“Siig”) opened the Tahoe Art Haus & Cinema at the Cobblestone Center in 2014. She and Siig have three children who attend schools in the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District and they are BIG believers of bringing the community together.
Scott WillersBoard Member
Scott grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and spent his childhood vacationing in North Lake Tahoe. After graduation from CSU Chico in 1994, Scott moved to Tahoe for “just one summer”… and the rest is history. Scott ran the iconic businesses of Tahoe Dave’s and Obexer’s General Store before joining Pacific Union, now Compass Real Estate. Scott and his wife Sharyn call Tahoe City home and are raising their two boys with the passion for the outdoors that brought them to Tahoe.
Brian NelsonBoard Member
Brian has lived in North Lake Tahoe since February 2018. He and his partner, Savren, opened Pioneer Cocktail in downtown Tahoe City in July 2018. After years of living and working in the bay area bar and restaurant industry, he was inspired to open a restaurant in Tahoe City. He brings with him true expertise of mixology. In fact, he even hosts mixology courses to share his knowledge with those interested in the science of cocktails. Over the past two years, Brian has jumped in with both feet into the Tahoe City community. His business has hosted multiple events, many benefiting local non-profits. Brian is community-minded and excited to get involved in the future of Tahoe City by volunteering with the Tahoe City Downtown Association.
Kendall GalkaBoard Member
Originally from Minnesota, Kendall has lived in North Lake Tahoe since 2013. She recently purchased her first home where she lives with her husband and their charismatic wolf-dog. Kendall is a partner and CPA at McClintock Accountancy Corporation. Outside of work, Kendall loves to spend her free time being creative, whether it be cooking, crafting, or volunteering with local non-profits. Kendall loves calling Tahoe City home and is excited to get more involved in the community by being a part of the Tahoe City Downtown Association.