Our Core Volunteers

We are the League | Core Volunteer ProgramSince 2014, the League has used our Core Volunteer Program to recognize our most dedicated volunteers — those individuals who have given at least 15 hours over the course of one year volunteering with the League. Active Core Volunteers continue to work at two or more events each year after being welcomed into the program. Some have given more than 300 hours of their time and effort to protect Lake Tahoe.

Collectively, our core volunteers have spent over 7,000 hours helping to Keep Tahoe Blue. We are proud to highlight our core volunteers and share their outstanding work.

Ready to get involved? Contact us at events@keeptahoeblue.org, fill out our short registration form or check our events page frequently for the next opportunity.

Core Volunteers

Featured Core Volunteer

Carolyn Usinger

You may have seen our Core Volunteer, Carolyn Usinger, picking up litter on the North Shore at some point this year. She’s dedicated over 200 hours to litter cleanups in 2020. In that time, she conducted 125 of her own Tahoe Blue Crew cleanups, collected nearly 1,000 pounds of trash and over 14,000 plastic pieces! Even if you didn’t see Carolyn in action, you surely enjoyed a cleaner Lake Tahoe environment because of her passionate work. Both the League and the Lake appreciate your hard work, Carolyn. 

Active Core Volunteers

Volunteers who have given 300 hours or more

Loretta Friedel  Deb Olivieri  Phil Olivieri Phil Metting van Rijn
Meghan Walsh      

Volunteers who have given 100 hours or more

Bill Beall Jason Bilek Karen Cutter Chris Disney
Tara Dobyns Fritz Eriksen Bob Harms Chad Laurence
Lynn Lawrence Dan Mendoza Casey Metkovich Kim Metting Van Rijn
Naomi Morgan Jon Ross Laura Schlim Lenny Smith
Carolyn Usinger Elaine Welch    

Volunteers who have given between 50-99 hours

Jim Anderson Kirsten Bradford Susie Crowley Russ Dahler
Linda Goodman Taylor Justice Ron Kline Heather Kranz
Charleen Maxwell Savannah Mendoza Travis Metcalfe Nancy Ng
Soloman Nunnally Katie Riley Steve Robison Vesper Rodriquez
Genevieve Sirusaite      

Volunteers who have given up to 49 hours

David Brown Gregory Byler Mike Campbell Valerie Castejon
Jerry Carter Jill Carter Veronica Coronado Sequoia Dawn-Bloch
Jennifer Dawn Coral Dawn-Bloch Cheryl Delehanty Pat Disney
Yvonne Domingo Anton Eckert Jeff Edmonds Leslie Edmonds
Pollyanne Ertis Brandon Ertis Scott Foster Samia Foster
Peter Fairley Kerri Garcia Tommy Gray Serena Haver
Lynn Hori Sue Jameson Mark Jameson Linda Kenney
Victoria Monteleone Chris Morgan David Rickabaugh Joanne Rolfe
Hilary Vass Sabine Villamar Janet Wesse Kim Zeman

Legacy Core Volunteers
Dan Arce Sherrie Atkinson Sierra Bedwell Toby Brown
Barbara Brown
Amanda Bunte Tristan Burnham Phil Carrol
Gabriel Chavez Kelci Crutchfield Kathryn Daly John Dayberry
Shaunte Dittmar Christian Eckert Dylan Eichenberg Elisa Escobar
Krystle Heaney Deborah John Kirk Keil Elana Keil
Jake Keil Noah Keil Sophie Kirschenman Debbie Klee
Jouett Kristi Khoi Le Aimee Leskovic Mike Mancillas
Tom Maugeri Ryan McCrone Charles Moffet Meredith Murray
Simon Norton Cindy Ochoa Seyung Oh Jesse Phillips
Greg Psilopoulos Patty Psilopoulos Lannette Rangel Evelyn Rincon
Ian Rollf Sam Ross Nick Rury Denise Schutte
Dana Spencer Lacy Stenzel Donielle Stevens Sharon Sullivan
Keith Tom Ronald Valencia Kayla Vass Brian Walker
Kelsey Weist Russel Wigart  Jeff Fairley John Garofalos
Larissa Harter Sherry Hao Thomas Hoke  
Diana Nehls      

For more info and to volunteer, contact events@keeptahoeblue.org.

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