- Associated Press - Monday, May 12, 2014

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Washoe County’s former manager has been elected to the board of directors of the Tahoe Fund.

Katy Simon retired last year after serving as the top manager of Washoe County for 15 years.

Founded in 2010, the Tahoe Fund is a nonprofit corporation governed by a volunteer board of directors.

Its mission is to restore and enhance the natural environment of the Lake Tahoe Basin. It raises money and provides grants supporting conservation, recreation, education and stewardship.