Jeff Marsolais was selected as the new Forest Supervisor for the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) in 2015, and is responsible for managing approximately 154,000 acres of National Forest Land in the Lake Tahoe Basin.  Previously, Jeff served as the LTBMU Deputy Forest Supervisor for three years, managing numerous complex projects and initiatives.  In 2014, he served as special assistant to the regional forester, providing strategic guidance and direction on hiring efforts for the Pacific Southwest Region.

Jeff began his career with the Forest Service in the mid-1990s and served on seven different National Forests in the Pacific Southwest and Intermountain regions before arriving in the Lake Tahoe Basin.  He performed duties ranging from firefighter to recreation manager and held a variety of positions at both district and forest levels.  During previous assignments and as Deputy Forest Supervisor, Jeff worked closely with other agencies and local stakeholders, built motivated teams and managed collaborative efforts to capitalize on group diversity.  An avid angler and outdoor enthusiast, Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree in Natural Resources and Recreation Planning and a master’s degree in Natural Resources from Humboldt State University.