Emerald Bay - Lake Tahoe

Gauchos in the Environment

Tuesday February 16, 2021 4:00pm

Gauchos Keeping Tahoe Blue: Protecting Lake Tahoe through the application of degrees from UC Santa Barbara


Tuesday, February 16th, 2021

4:00-5:00pm via Zoom

Join us for a panel moderated by Dr. Darcie Goodman Collins, CEO and Executive Director of the League to Save Lake Tahoe, the non profit organization behind the iconic Keep Tahoe Blue sticker. Our panel of Gaucho graduates will relay the path they took from their UCSB degrees to beautiful Lake Tahoe and how their education and experiences as a Gaucho prepared them for a successful career helping to protect Lake Tahoe.
Dr. Collins (BA Political Science/BS CCS '01, PhD '08) will be joined by:
  • Gavin Feiger (MESM '10) - Sr. Land Use Policy Analyst, League to Save Lake Tahoe
  • Marissa Fox (BA Business Econ '03) - Counsel, Scale LLP
  • Maria Mircheva (BA Business Econ '01, MESM '07) - Executive Director, Sugar Pine Foundation
  • Katie Riley (MESM '10) - Sr. Associate/Habitat Team Lead, Environmental Incentives, LLC
  • Dan Segan (MESM '06) - Principal Natural Resource Analyst, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency
  • Dan Sussman (MESM '07) - Sr. Environmental Scientist, State Water Resources Control Board