Tahoe Prosperity Center Hires New Senior Housing Program Manager | South of Lake Tahoe

The Tahoe Prosperity Center (TPC) welcomes Crystal Sawyer-White as the new Senior Housing Program Director. She replaces Chase Janvrin who left to work with Landing Locals, housing incentive programs in Lake Tahoe, Truckee and Colorado.

Crystal brings a diverse background to this role and is passionate about ensuring Tahoe residents have access to local housing options.

She was born in Nashville, Tennessee, raised in Detroit, Michigan, and has lived in the Bay Area for 22 years. Crystal recently worked on a Congressional campaign as the Communications Campaign Manager. She was

elected to her first term as Antioch Unified School Trustee in 2016. Crystal has over 10 years of experience in parent and housing advocacy. She is a former Contra Costa County school secretary
Council Association. Crystal holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from John F. Kennedy University and a master’s degree in education with a major in curriculum and instructional strategies from the University of New England. . She is married and has two children.

“We couldn’t be happier to choose Crystal for this role in our community. Not only is she a strong advocate for housing, but she is a pleasure to work with and we know Tahoe residents and businesses will benefit from her.
experience,” said Heidi Hill Drum, CEO of TPC.

Tahoe Prosperity Center Board Chairman Bill Kelly added, “Crystal was our unanimous choice for this position and we know she will be a strong advocate for housing to continue our important work for the community and residents. residents.
of Lake Tahoe.

The Tahoe Prosperity Center currently runs a housing initiative in the Washoe Tahoe portion of the lake, while supporting housing initiatives in the greater Truckee Tahoe area. Other community and economic development projects include the recent Envision Tahoe Prosperity Playbook, which was a year-long collaborative project that designed an action plan to diversify Tahoe’s economy to be more resilient. To learn more, visit tahoeprosperity.org.

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