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Leading the League: New leader pledges transparency, community involvement

LAKE TAHOE — Love them or hate them, it's impossible to deny the influence the League to Save Lake Tahoe has on decision-making at the lake. And for the first time in nearly two decades, the environmental organization has a new leader.

Darcie Goodman-Collins began work as the League's executive director earlier this month. On Monday, the avid skier, runner and hiker sat down with the Bonanza's sister paper based in South Tahoe, the Tahoe Daily Tribune, to discuss what the future holds for the organization.

The 32-year-old was raised in South Lake Tahoe and is currently looking for a home at the South Shore, where she intends to live full time with her husband.

During Monday's interview she echoed recent statements from Lake Tahoe Basin agency heads by saying she is hopeful a new era of collaboration has begun. And that collaboration is not just among the basin's numerous public agencies, Goodman-Collins said.

“Look forward to more opportunities to where they can get engaged,” is was what Goodman-Collins said when asked what basin residents can expect in the months to come.

Below is a robust Q-and-A session with the new League leader.


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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Feb 15, 2012 10:58AM Published Feb 15, 2012 10:54AM Copyright 2012 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.