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Special District

Truckee-Tahoe Airport DistrictCandidate for Director

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John Jones

5,504 votes (27.1%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Mitigating jet noise annoyance with "quiet corridors" - a game changer for homeowners - to implement ADS-B radar to re-route a significant number of planes over Hwy 267/Lake Tahoe rather than above residential areas in close proximity to the airport.
  • Providing dedicated and experienced leadership as a pilot on the five-member Truckee Tahoe Airport District board of directors. Implementing expertise of flight, airport, FAA and stakeholder complexities to continue acting on behalf of North Lake Tah
  • Being a good neighbor to all communities in the airport district, continuing to support environmental and economic efforts and upholding best practices for safety, like ways to cut down on response time for emergencies.



With a BS in accounting and statistics from the University of Oregon, John Jones first embarked on a career in accounting and realized it wasn’t his calling. Jones held positions in the computer industry and has an extensive professional history in the tech space as well as in financial analysis. Jones visited almost every major city in the world over a 12-year period and learned the value of people skills. Jones’ professional background analyzing different types of companies in hardware, software, service and printing gave him a keen eye for what made them tick and how they did or did not make money. His background positions him as someone with the experience and professionalism to responsibly and effectively lead. Jones is active in the Truckee Tahoe community, making donations and volunteering his time toward the greater good in the environmental arena as well as for family programming in the community. Jones is a skier, he likes to hunt pheasant, chucker, duck, deer and elk, and enjoys spending time with his friends and family. Jones prefers the small town community versus the hustle and bustle of the Bay Area and says that his community of Lahontan is filled with good people.

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