Town of Gardnerville Government

Dedicated to transparent and non-partisan service, the Town of Garnerville Government commits itself to providing leadership that protects the community's quality of life and prepares for its future.

Town Staff

Get acquainted with the Administrative and Maintenance staff who improve Gardnerville’s beauty.

Town Manager

Erik Nilssen, P.E., Town Manager was hired on May 18, 2019. He can be reached by phone at (775) 782-7134.


The Town Manager is hired / appointed by the Town Board. As the Chief Executive Officer of the Town of Gardnerville, he is directly responsible to the Town Board to develop and implement policies guiding the town.

Town Strategic Plans

The Town’s Strategic Plan offers direction and focus for maintaining and improving our community. The Capital Improvement Plan is reviewed every year and projects are updated, added, and changed as an integral plan for the town’s future and a key tool to ensure the town’s long-term fiscal sustainability.

Administrative Staff

  • Geoff LaCost, Superintendent Town Public Works
  • Carol Louthan, Administrative Services Manager
  • Marie Nicholson, Office Specialist
  • Eunice Gil-Salinas, Office Assistant

Maintenance Staff

  • Mike Plut, Town Maintenance Specialist Sr.
  • Steve Thompson, Town Maintenance Specialist
  • Jody Martin, Town Maintenance Specialist
  • Ron Grove, Town Maintenance Specialist
  • Todd Kubicka, Town Maintenance Specialist

Sanitation Staff

  • Craig Tuthill, Town Sanitation Specialist Sr.
  • Michael Jacobsen, Town Sanitation Specialist
  • Troy Wandler, Town Sanitation Specialist

Seasonal Staff


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