Truckee Chamber President and CEO Lynn Saunders Announces Retirement

Initiate the succession and transition process

Truckee, CA – After 20 years with the Truckee Chamber of Commerce, President and CEO Lynn Saunders has advised the Board of Directors of her intention to retire at the end of 2022, initiating a succession and transition process for the organization.

“On behalf of our Board of Directors, we would like to thank Lynn for her leadership and impact over her two decades with the organization,” said Aimee Schaller, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Truckee trade. “A steadfast leader, Lynn has guided the Chamber since 2002. During her tenure, she played an important role in the evolution of the Chamber, seizing opportunities, improving Chamber programs and events, and adapting to change that the community has experienced. The Board is sincerely grateful to Lynn for her dedication to the Chamber and wishes her all the best in her next chapter.

“Now is the time to offer someone else this amazing opportunity to be an integral part of the community and lead this vital organization into the future,”

Lynn Saunders

Some of Saunders’ proudest accomplishments include leading the formation of the Truckee Tourism Business Improvement District (TTBID) in 2015, now Visit Truckee-Tahoe; to be a founding partner of the North Lake Tahoe-Truckee Leadership Program, now in its 18and year of graduation of more than 400 leaders; as an integral leader of the Truckee Tomorrow initiative which resulted in the base camp of a Big Life brand, Truckee Jobs Collective, and laid the foundation for future entrepreneurial initiatives; and Good Morning Truckee in its 12and year as a popular community forum. “The Board of Directors has set up a hiring committee and will begin the process of recruiting and finding a successor. Due to her extensive chamber and community experience, we will rely on Lynn’s incisive guidance to ensure a smooth transition, continued Schaller.

“I am honored to have led this incredible organization and worked with so many great people over the past 20 years. Now is the time to give someone else this amazing opportunity to be an integral part of the community and lead this vital organization into the future,” said Saunders. “I am proud of all the chamber has accomplished and I am dedicated to working closely with the board to ensure the chamber remains as strong and efficient as ever through this transition.”

For a detailed job description, qualifications, key responsibilities and information on how to apply, visit www.truckee.com.

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