Jim has served as RWTB Chair since 2009 and is energized to create a magical and memorable Independence Day Holiday experience!Jim was Parasol Community Service Volunteer Honoree in 2009. A former retail grocery executive managing over $300 million in operations. Jim founded Service Scouts, Inc. in 1996 and is acting President. He is a business operations and customer care expert serving a myriad of industries including golf courses, health clubs, food and beverage operations, hospitality and over seventy sports and entertainment clients across the country including popular regional professional sports organizations such as the World Champion San Francisco Giants, Stanford University, San Francisco 49ers, San Jose Sharks, Golden State Warriors, and the Historic Paramount Theatre. Jim was elected as an IVGID Trustee in 2012 and is a public servant to the Incline Village and Crystal Bay.
Recreation coordinator in charge of senior programs for the Incline Village General Improvement District. Shelia was operations manager of the Parasol Community Foundation (PCF) for three years. While there, Shelia started the award winning Trail of Treats program and helped maintain and expand the agency’s Holiday Giving program. Before running the PCF, Shelia worked for 15 years at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino in various departments, including events coordination and casino marketing.
Gail is co-owner of Alpine Realty International, a boutique real estate firm located in the heart of Incline Village, Nevada, which specializes in commercial and residential real estate sales and long term property management. Gail has a passion for both politics and education. She has served as an elected Trustee of Incline Village and Crystal Bay, Nevada and ended her tenure as Chairwoman. Gail has organized and helped raise funding for various political events and candidates such as the late President Gerald Ford, Nevada Governor Jim Gibbons, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, Governor Mitt Romney, Senator John McCain and Nevada Senator Dean Heller. Gail has served on numerous boards in the field of education and has worked as a consultant for non-profits in the areas of education and economic development. She specializes in education reform. Gail resides in Incline village with her husband, John and their two children, Alexis and Tiffany.
Larry Peyton moved to Incline Village in 2004. As with most residents, he enjoys the local skiing and the beautiful lake that draws us all. Serving the community as a local insurance agent and real estate agent, he also enjoys giving back to the community by giving his time to various non-profits and associations. Other associations he is involved in is the Incline Village Optimist Club, Builders Association of Western Nevada Board Member, Contractors Association of Truckee Tahoe Remodel Committee Member, Reno Rodeo Sponsors Committee Member, Hot August Nights Drag Race Committee Member and has been involved with other local events. He is happy to participate in making the 4th of July a world class event and enjoys doing his part to make it happen for the local residents and businesses and for our visitors as well.
Before moving to Lake Tahoe with her three boys and husband, Kirstin worked in the television and film industry as a content and line producer, production coordinator as well as production management. A few notable productions include The Grammy Awards, The Walt Disney Company, and some of the most popular daytime dramas. And as one would expect from one who works in field of arts and culture, she has a deep appreciation for theatre and has supported a variety non-profit organizations throughout the west. Always one to balance business and pleasure, Kirstin will volunteer coach for North Tahoe Lacrosse Girls Youth League this spring as well as continue at the Tahoe Expedition Academy as Parent Volunteer Coordinator and will champion the Red White and Tahoe Blue 7th annual Community Parade this year. She is an avid equestrian and loves telemark skiing. Of all the places she’s lived, she is grateful to call Lake Tahoe home.
Bob Wheeler found Incline Village in 1965 while a member of the US Air Force’s elite Pararescue force. Parachuting into Lake Tahoe was an experience that remained with him for his service career. After 20 years of Pararescue service, Bob settled at Incline Village and met his future wife, M.J., a real estate broker in Incline Village. They married, raised M.J.’s three girls and opened Wheeler Associates Real Estate firm in 1986. The identical twin daughters and their younger sister graduated from San Diego State University and came home to join the firm in 1994 as broker/salespersons, get married, and settle, once again, in Incline to raise their own families. The combined experience of the Wheeler clan in the local real estate market exceeds 70 years. As a proud grandfather of six, Bob spends his off hours with family and golf, a sport he has been addicted to since 1965. Bob’s 31 years of real estate sales and service have been rewarding. He has been recognized as the Citizen of the Year for Incline Village/Crystal Bay Chamber of Commerce, the Realtor of the Year for the Incline Village Board of Realtors and the recipient of the distinguished Don Beck Award for his efforts in protecting property rights. Deeply involved with the Incline Village Board of Realtors, he has been Multiple Listing Chairman for five separate years. He has served as a board member of the Incline Village board of Realtors. His community service includes 19 years as a Rotarian and is a past President of the Rotary Club of Tahoe-Incline. He was the Grand Marshall of the 2012 Fourth of July celebration and is the 2012-2014 President of the Incline Village/Crystal Bay Veterans Club. Bob brings his dedication, talents and drive to the real estate business as the Broker of Sierra Sotheby’s International Real Estate/Incline Village.