Simon has been a tireless supporter of community organizations, serving on the boards of the United Way, the Children’s Cabinet, the Nevada Land Trust, Truckee Meadows Tomorrow, Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada, Truckee Meadows Community College Foundation Board, Sierra Arts Foundation Board, Nevada Women’s Fund, and the Truckee Alliance for the Musical Arts (TAMA). She was recently named a Senior Consultant with International City/County Management Association, and serves on the faculty and as an Innovation Mentor for the Alliance for Innovation’s national Innovation Academy. She has also served as a guest lecturer and Manager in Residence for the USC Sol Price Graduate School of Public Policy.
Founded in 2010, the Tahoe Fund has supported high priority watershed restoration projects such as the Blackwood Creek/Eagle Rock Trail restoration on the West Shore and the Incline/3rd Creek Restoration on the North Shore; segments of the Tahoe Bikeway in Tahoe City and South Lake Tahoe; the Van Sickle Bi-State Park in South Lake Tahoe; and the UC Davis “State of the Lake” report. The Tahoe Fund supported four 2013 Signature Projects that included beach improvements at Sand Harbor State Park, Asian Clam control in Emerald Bay, a mile of bike trail along the West Shore, and a new bridge across Angora Creek in the Washoe Meadows State Park. The Tahoe Fund 2014 Projects will be announced in late spring.
For more information on the Tahoe Fund and how you can help make an impact, please visitwww.tahoefund.org