Tim Callicrate is a business owner and full-time, year-round resident since June of 1985, having moved from his hometown of Portland, Oregon where he earned his BS in Communications Management from the University of Portland. Tim has been a professional pianist/vocalist for over 35 years. He was the staff pianist at the Hyatt’s Lone Eagle Grille, Hugo’s and more recently Martis Camp, and now serves as the Director of Music at St. Francis Catholic Church. Tim has also been a volunteer Docent for 18 years at the Thunderbird Lodge. Always a believer in higher education, Tim attended Sierra Nevada University and earned a second BS in Entrepreneurship and a MA in Teaching in 2006.
Tim had previously served on the Board of Trustees in 1997 - 2000. Tim is currently serving his third term as IVGID Trustee after being re-elected in 2018, and his term will expire in 2022.
Matthew Dent was born in Watsonville, California and moved to Nevada with his wife Tara in 2007. He earned a B.S. in Construction Management from CSU, Chico and a M.B.A. from the University of Nevada, Reno. Matthew and Tara have a 18mo old son who enjoys daily walks to the beach and parks. They also enjoy spending time with friends, boating, skiing, and golfing. Matthew has collaborated with many local, state, and federal agencies while serving on executive teams for complex heavy civil, residential, and commercial construction projects with a value exceeding half a billion dollars. Prior to joining the construction industry, Matthew spent 10 years within customer service while working in hotels and restaurants.
He has represented IVGID as Board Member for the Nevada League of Cities since 2015. Matthew was appointed to the IVGID Board in September 2015, elected in November 2016, and reelected in November 2020 to serve through 2024.
Michaela Tonking had the privilege of growing up in Incline Village, having left to attend the University of Colorado, Boulder where she earned a B.S. and M.S. in Business Administration emphasizing in Accounting. She continued her education at Brown University where she earned a M.A. in Urban Education Policy. Michaela works with state policy makers across the country on education funding and resource allocation. Michaela loves the community she grew up in and is excited to be back. She enjoys all IVGID has to offer from skiing at Diamond Peak, golfing at Mountain and Championship golf courses, to taking classes at the Recreation Center. She currently coaches the We The People team at Incline High School and serves as a board member for the Incline Education Foundation.
Michaela was elected to serve a 4-year term on the Board of Trustees in 2020.
Sara Schmitz grew up in a small town in the Upper Midwest where she learned the value of community spirit and civic engagement. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Wisconsin - Stout, with a double major in Applied Mathematics and Business Administration. During her career as an Information Technology Executive, she led a team of 45 project managers and oversaw over $20M of projects. After moving from Minnesota to Danville, California in 2006, she embarked on a second career as a Realtor. At the same time she became actively involved with the local chamber of commerce as well as town, county, and state government. Sara and her husband spent their honeymoon in Tahoe and have been returning ever since. Since moving to the Incline Village/Crystal Bay community full time, she has volunteered with the elementary school’s Read With Me program and the Boys & Girls Club. She’s also a part-time ski instructor, and founder of local non-profit Incline Village Crystal Bay Community 1st.
Sara was appointed to the IVGID Board in January 2020 by the Washoe County Commissioners, and elected in 2020 to serve through 2024.
Kendra Wong earned an M.B.A. from Arizona State University and a B.S. in Economics from UC Davis. Kendra’s professional concentration is in accounting and finance. She began her professional career with PricewaterhouseCoopers in their audit practice. Her experience at PwC exposed her to numerous industries, including venture capital and life science. Since leaving PwC, Kendra has worked in the pharmaceutical, medical device, utility, ski resort, and higher education industries. Kendra maintains an active CPA license in California. Kendra is a Professor Emeritus at Sierra Nevada University. Kendra enjoys everything Incline Village has to offer. You can find her at Diamond Peak in the winter and at the Mountain Golf Course and on the beaches during the summer.
Ms. Wong is serving her second term on the IVGID Board of Trustees after being re-elected in 2018, and her term expires in 2022.