Program 

Tuesday September 26, 2023

Networking Reception     

5PM - 7PM

Lake Mary, Sugar Bowl Ski Resort

Wednesday September 27, 2023

Registration and Networking     

8AM-9AM

Martis Camp Welcome     

9AM-9:10AM

Scott Bower, Director, Martis Camp Club and General Manager, Martis Camp Community

Event Welcome

9:10AM-9:20AM

Hardy Bullock, District 5 Supervisor Nevada County

Washoe Tribe Welcome

9:20AM-9:35AM

Herman Fillmore, Washoe Tribe of CA and NV

Tahoe-Central Sierra Initiative 

9:40AM-10:40AM

  • Steve Frisch, Sierra Business Council 
  • Forest Supervisor Eli Ilano, Tahoe National Forest, USFS
  • Executive Director  Angie Avery, Sierra Nevada Conservancy

Break (15 Mins)

10:40AM-10:55AM

Financing Tools

11:00AM-12:00PM

  • Kristin York, Sierra Business Council 
  • Teal Zimring, Lab to Land/ Galvanize Partners
  • Zack Knight, Blue Forest Conservation

Keynote Speaker 

Asst. Secretary of Climate Change, Jenn Phillips, CNRA

12:00PM-12:30PM

Lunch  (1 hr.) 

12:30PM-1:30PM

Fully Belly Deli, Truckee CA

Regional Keynote Speaker

Lisa Wallace, Truckee River Watershed Council  

1:35PM-1:55PM


Local Stories of Action & Leadership

2:00PM-3:30PM

  • Supervisor Heidi Hall, Nevada County 
  • Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship  - Greg Williams, Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship 
  • South Yuba River Public Safety Cohort  - Aaron Zettler-Mann, SYRCL
  • Nevada County Recreation and Resiliency Master Plan  - Erika Seward, Nevada County
  • Tahoe Youth Action Team -  Keira Scott
  • Washoe Tribal Youth  - Chairman Serrell Smokey
  • Protect Our Winters  - Amie Engerbretson

Closing Remarks

3:30PM-3:45PM

  • Supervisor Hardy Bullock,  Nevada County
  • Council Member Anna Klovstad, Town of Truckee