Matthew Dent

Matthew Dent
2023 CHAIRMAN (2024 VICE CHAIR)
Liaison to PW Construction Projects and FlashVote

Phone: 775-530-1345

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Elected: 2020
Term expires 2024

Sara Schmitz

Sara Schmitz
2023 VICE CHAIR (2024 CHAIR)
Liaison to Contracts and Beaches

Phone: 925-858-4384
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Elected: 2020
Term Expires 2024

dave noble

Dave Noble
2023 SECRETARY (2024 TRUSTEE)
Liaison to Diamond Peak Ski Resort

Phone: 775-813-1991
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Elected: 2023
Term expires 2027

Ray Tulloch

Ray Tulloch
2023 TREASURER (2024 TREASURER)
Liaison to PW Utilities and Fleet

Phone: 207-409-4872
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Elected: 2023
Term expires 2027

Michaela Tonking

Michaela Tonking
2023 TRUSTEE (2024 SECRETARY)
Liaison to Golf and Parks & Recreation

Phone: 775-225-0748
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Elected: 2020
Term expires 2024


Trustee Bios

Matthew Dent

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 two young sons 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.

Sara Schmitz

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.

Dave Noble

David grew up in Southern California.  He earned his B.A. (International Relations/Environmental Studies) from the University of Pennsylvania and his J.D. from Loyola Law School (Los Angeles).  David has been a full-time resident of Incline Village since 1997.  In 2022, he retired from the Nevada Public Utilities Commission after 25 years of service with the State.  The majority of his career was spent regulating water/sewer, electric, gas, and telecommunications utilities in Nevada.  David and his wife have two daughters who currently attend Incline High School and Cal (U.C. Berkeley).

He was elected in November 2022 to serve through 2026.

Ray Tulloch

Ray moved to the USA from Scotland in 1999 on a career assignment and was very proud to become a U.S. citizen in 2018. He has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and an MBA from Strathclyde University, Glasgow. His professional career includes extensive experience in the Utilities sector including Operations, Mergers and Acquisitions, Customer Service, and Capital Investment Strategy with an international Utility Company. Since 2004 he has delivered consulting services and management audits, focusing on strategy and business improvement, both through his Company, Munro Tulloch, and for several large consulting and accounting firms including IBM and Price Waterhouse Coopers where he was a Director. Ray and his wife have been full-time residents of Incline Village since 2007. (For regular visitors to the Village Green dog park Ray is also better known as "Timber's Dad"!) He has previously been a member and Chair of the IVGID Audit Committee. Ray is an active Masters ski racer and past President of Far West Masters Ski Racing. He is also the Head Coach for the Mt. Rose Ski Team race program.

He was elected in November 2022 to serve through 2026.

Michaela Tonking

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 with emphasis 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.