501(C)3 Organization ---- Federal Tax ID# 23-2154856

I pledge allegiance to Soroptimist and to the ideals for which it stands: the sincerity of friendship, the joy of achievement, the dignity of service, the integrity of profession, the love of country, I will put forth my greatest effort to promote, uphold and defend these ideals for a larger fellowship in home, in society, in business, for country and for God

Strengthening and enhancing the lives of women and youth in our community and the world.

“Soroptimist” is a coined term which means, “Best for Women.” Soroptimist International of Tahoe Sierra was chartered on Friday, March 4, 1977. Our club is part of the Sierra Nevada Region, which is one of seven regions under the direction of Soroptimist International of the Americas. The mission statement of Soroptimist International of Tahoe Sierra is to “Strengthen and enhance the lives of women and youth in our community and the world.” With our established mission in mind, we participate in programs at our local level based on the specific needs of our community. In addition, our club is mindful of the need to enhance the lives of women and youth throughout the world.

  • Upcoming Speakers & Events

    • Elegant Evening was a great success!

      Thank you to everyone who donated, attended the event, or bid from across the country! You all helped to make positive change for the women and youth in our community and the world. Explore our website to see what projects your participation supports. Together as partners we make incredible and lasting changes in the lives of many.

    • STEM update with Jamie Orr

      April 26, 2018
      This morning we will hear from Jamie Orr, co-founder of Tahoe Mountain Lab and TEDx speaker. Jamie acts as an advocate for science outreach at all ages and is excited to share her knowledge and love of science with the Tahoe community.

    • May Business Meeting then a Field Trip!

      May 3, 2018
      Today is an extremely busy day full of activities for our members! Visitors are welcome to join us as well.  Today we will have a shortened business meeting, then we will head up to Mt.Tallac High School as the students want to present to us! There are numerous other items going on this day so check your newsletter for times and locations. 

    • Speaker: Karin Holmes, updating us on Sierra House Elementary

      May 10, 2018
      Join us as we get caught up with all of the happenings at Sierra House Elementary. Karin, a long time friend and supporter of SITS, is now principal at the school. We hope to learn more how we can be more active on their campus. 

2018 Silver Sponsors

El Dorado

Soroptimist District Fall Sponsor

Meet Our Leadership

Diane Imbach


Soroptimist International of Tahoe Sierra was founded on March 4, 1977, over 40 years ago. Our club’s vision has always been to help women and children have the resources and opportunities to reach their full potential and live their dreams. The most rewarding…

Nancy Muller

President Elect

After the South Lake Tahoe Angora fire, I was overwhelmed and touched by the outpouring of support from our community for the fire survivors. I had always thought I’d move away from Tahoe after I retired from education, but witnessing that love and support following the fire, I knew…

Meet us on Thursday mornings

Time: 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
South Lake Tahoe Senior Center
3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Company Info

501(c)(3) Organization
Federal Tax ID# 23-2154856

Club Info

Soroptimist International of Tahoe Sierra
PO Box 18727
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96151
Email:   sitahoesierra@gmail.com
Link: Soroptimist International-Sierra Nevada Region
Link: Soroptimist International of the Americas

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2017-2018 Board of Directors

Diane Imbach
President Elect
Nancy Muller
Rec. Secretary
Blair Bolles
Corr. Secretary
Doris Groelz
Gen. Fund Treas.
Jeanne Prestella
Ser. Fund Treas.
Jackie Nelson

Director 1-Year
Karen Johnson
Director 2-Year
Janna York
Delegate 1-Year
Trudy Mills
Delegate 2-Year
Teddi Breaux
Lydia Rogers
Immediate Past President
Shelly Martinez

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