2021 Board of Directors & Staff


Lyn Barnett, President

SJCLT Founding Member. Principal and co-founder, Wells Barnett & Associates. Extensive public and private sector planning and environmental review in California and Nevada. Long-time resident of the Tahoe Basin.

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Jesse Walker, Vice President

Senior Economist, Wells Barnett & Associates focused on economic issues to assist in building sustainable communities. Also a Tahoe Prosperity Center Board member. Native of South Lake Tahoe.


MaryAnne Brand, Treasurer

Accounting Assistant, Olivo, Zicko and Klover.  Extensive local government financial experience; recently retired from the City of South Lake Tahoe. Long-time resident of Tahoe Basin.


Francie Alling, Secretary

SJCLT Founding Member. Vice President, South Tahoe Garden Club. Coordinator, Outreach  Food Program for Our Lady of Tahoe Church. Long-time resident of Tahoe Basin.


Al Bisbee, Board Member

Retired 30 year radiologist for Barton Hospital. Additional experience with St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix and internships at the Great Lakes Naval Hospital and Naval Flight Surgery Training.  Long-time Tahoe Basin resident.


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Mauricio Hurtado, Chaplain

Father Mauricio is Parochial Administrator of  Theresa Catholic Church in South Lake Tahoe. He graduated from St. Patrick’s Seminary in Menlo Park in 2010 and has served various parishes in Northern California in various capacities.


Jean Diaz, Executive Director

Former Executive Director, San Diego Community Land Trust. Founding Board Member, member Policy Committee and Public Lands Work Group of the California Community Land Trust Network. Extensive finance, public/private real estate experience and non-profit leadership experience including Chair of the San Marcos School District Prop K Oversight Committee, founding member of the San Marcos Promise and member of the Foundation for Senior Wellbeing. MBA in Finance from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and MPA in Public Administration, California State University Fullerton. 


Jim Meiers, Program & Stewardship Manager

Jim is a California native who has spent most of his life in South Lake Tahoe. Jim brings experience in Property Management, Real Estate, and Property Inspection.  In addition, earning a Degree in Psychology led him to work with severely emotionally disabled youth, while helping to raise money for their residential treatment program.  Locally, he created an annual charity event at Kirkwood, benefitting local at-risk youth. 


Charlotte Rosburg, Office Manager/Motel to Housing Program Coordinator

SJCLT employee/volunteer since 2004, Serving as Office Manager, Program Director and Motel to Housing (MTH) Program Coordinator. 


Rev. Fr. John Bain – Founding Member, Board Member, NV

Paul Camacho, ARM, RPA – Founding Member, Board Member, CA

Yvonne Cohns – Board Member, CA

Patrick Conway – Founding Member, Board Member, CA

Rev. Fr. Oliver Curran – Board Member, NV

Rev. Fr. Richard DeMolen – Founding Board Member, Chaplain, NV

Bucky Fong – Founding Board Member, CA

Robert Heffernan – Founding Board Member, NV

Rev. Fr. Patrick O’Connor – Founding Board Member, 1st Chaplain, CA

Mike Riley – Founding Board Member, Board Member, NV

Karen Fink – Board Member, CA