Tuesday, September 15, 2020 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM PDT
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Granlibakken Tahoe 
725 Granlibakken Road
Tahoe City, CA 96145

Driving Directions 


Donna Walden 
Tahoe Truckee Green Lodging Workshop 

Panels and Speakers

Introduction to Green Lodging – 

(Jessica Counts-Arnold, Pollution Prevention/Sustainable Materials Coordinator, Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9)

Panel #1 – Customer Experiences to Engage Sustainability

(Madonna Dunbar, Incline Village General Improvement District; Jacquie Chandler, Sustainable Tahoe; Amy Berry, Tahoe Fund; and Marilee Movius, League to Save Lake Tahoe)

Panel #2 – Food Waste Diversion For Hospitality

(Cody Witt, Full Circle Compost; Jeanette Tillman, South Lake Tahoe Refuse; Ryan Collins, Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal; Erica Mertens, Town of Truckee)

Panel #3 – Energy Efficiency, Utilities and Rebates

(Kristin York, Sierra SBDC; John Fredericks – Liberty; Shelly Thomsen, South Lake Tahoe PUD; Linda Pendleton, Truckee Donner PUD;  NV Energy)

Panel #4 – Moving our Region Forward with Sustainable Transportation

(Kira Smith & Devin Middlebrook, TRPA; Jamie Wright, Truckee North Tahoe Transportation Management Assoc.; Gavin Feiger, League to Save Lake Tahoe)


Tahoe Truckee Green Lodging Workshop 

FREE Green Lodging Workshop for small to medium hotels, lodges and the hospitality industry. Learn best practices in energy efficiency, food and waste management, customer engagement, and sustainable transportation. Join a green business program and save money while operating at the highest environmental efficiency. Attract conscious customers.

(Click on Granlibakken photo above to download the Tahoe Truckee Green Lodging Workshop Program including bios of all the speakers)

Tahoe Truckee Green Lodging Workshop – Schedule

•       8:30am – 9am – Registration
•       9am – 9:15 – Welcome; introduction to CA and NV green business programs
•       9:15 – 10am – Introduction to green lodging by the Environmental Protection Agency
•       10am – 10:55 – Panel #1 – Customer Experiences to Engage Stewardship
•       11am – 11:55 pm – Panel #2 – Food Waste Diversion For Hospitality
•       12pm – 1pm – Networking Lunch
•       1pm – 2pm – Tour of Granlibakken facility
•       2pm – 2:55pm – Panel #3 – Energy Efficiency, Utilities and Rebates
•       3pm – 3:55 pm – Panel #4 – Moving our Region Forward with Sustainable Transportation

•       4pm – 5pm – Networking Reception