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

Thomas Dallaire, P.E. was appointed Town Manager in 2010. 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.


Dallaire moved to the Carson Valley in 1984, where he finished eighth grade at Carson Valley Middle School. He graduated from Douglas High in 1989 and attended the Oregon Institute of Technology at Klamath Falls, Oregon, where he graduated in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Technology.

Over the past 15 years, Dallaire became a licensed engineer in Nevada, California, Idaho, and Oregon. He was employed by various local engineering firms and left his own firm to join the Gardnerville team as Town Engineer. He has been the Town Engineer since August 2009 and continues to work hard to improve and enhance Gardnerville and serve its residents.

Administrative Staff

  • Geoff LaCost, Superintendent Town Public Works
  • Carol Louthan, Administrative Services Manager
  • Marie Nicholson, Office Specialist
  • Paula Lochridge, Office Assistant

Maintenance Staff

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

Sanitation Staff

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

Seasonal Staff


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