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

”What I like best about being a member of our Soroptimist club is how positive and caring everyone is of each other, as well as the diversity of our group. I am always proud of the support we are able to provide our community and global non-profits and project – it makes me feel that we can all be a part of making a positive impact.”
– Karen Houser, Member since 2005

“I am very excited to be a part of this amazing club of hard-working, caring women. I immediately felt accepted when I joined in 2017 and look forward to seeing everyone at our weekly meetings. You can’t find a group of volunteers with bigger hearts than at SITS!”
– Paula Peterson

“Soroptimist is a great way to stay connected to our community. We hear locals speak about what they’re doing to make Tahoe a better place and how we can help. It’s wonderful!”
– Janna York

“Meeting, working and socializing with our Soroptimist group of women gives me such an appreciation for different personalities, talents, and passions. Every week I am amazed and delighted at who comes forth and shines. I find myself thinking “I love that woman!” Set before this group a common goal and you have a powerful force at work!”
– Jean Bergner

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

    • 30th Annual Elegant Evening at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe

      Join us for our 30th Annual Elegant Evening of fun, food, and community! Guests will enjoy selective tastings from Tahoe Blue Vodka, The Hangar, Lake Tahoe AleWorX, and Double Bond Wine.  Our evening includes a beautiful plated dinner served by Harrah’s finest, our fabulous online silent auction, our signature “Elegant Business Baskets” and “Elegant Bags”, plus amazing music and dancing to Trey Stone and The Soul Experience, our friend who has been inducted in the Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame. Our evening will be guided by Mr. Mike Peron, our Master of Ceremony! Simply go to www.elegantevening2019.com to purchase your tickets or register to bid now!

    • Elegant Evening Walk Thru

      March 28, 2019
      Our Elegant Evening event is the way in which we raise funds to complete projects here in South Lake Tahoe and throughout the world. Our mission is to enhance the lives of women and youth and we accomplish this through the many hands-on volunteer hours we provide and also with financial support. This money is available because our community participates in donations and their attendance at the event. We'll go through our final intricacies of the evening as we want our FUNdraiser to be the most enjoyable experience for all of those in attendance. 

    • April Business Meeting

      April 4, 2019
      We have a lot going on and its through our business meetings that all members are brought up to speed. Join us for information, smiles, and morning treats. It's a great way to start your day!

    • Speaker: Sonja Conklin, AirMedCare Network

      April 11, 2019
      Living here in Tahoe, we've all watched our CalStar program grow. Today's speaker, Sonja Conklin will provide us with information on the AirMedCare Network. You never know when a medical emergency will arise. But when it does, time and access to world-class patient care can mean everything. That’s why an AirMedCare Network membership is so important. This is honestly an important element to consider as a resident of Lake Tahoe. 


2019 Elegant Evening Sponsors

 

Meet Our Leadership

nancy muller president

Nancy Muller

President

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…


Kim Valverde

Kim Valverde

President Elect

When my husband and I moved here 5 years ago, I realized my retirement shouldn’t be only about me. I wanted to give back to the World. The Soroptimist organization allows me to do that. Starting at the community level, and reaching globally as well,…

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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2018-2019 Board of Directors

President
Nancy Muller
President Elect
Kim Valverde
Rec. Secretary
Janna York
Corr. Secretary
Shelly Martinez
Gen. Fund Treas.
Jackie Nelson
Ser. Fund Treas.
Jean Bergner

Director 1-Year
Lauren Thomaselli
Director 2-Year
Blair Bolles
Delegate 1-Year
Lydia Rogers
Delegate 2-Year
JoAnn Tillson
Parliamentarian
Wendy David
Immediate Past President
Diane Imbach

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