Officers 2016-2017

Commodore – Rick Raduziner

Rick's passion for skiing and search for the ultimate location to work and play (not always in that order) attracted him to Tahoe City from Colorado soon after college. While attending Western State Colorado University, Rick played four years of varsity golf on a full athletic scholarship and served as team captain. he also taught skiing part-time at Crested Butte. In his spare time, he attained a double Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Business Administration with an emphasis in finance. During the past 28 years Rick has ben a regional Tahoe/Truckee real estate broker.

 He currently works for Sierra Sotheby's International Realty providing professional representation for his clients in the Tahoe City, Squaw Valley, and Truckee areas. Old habits die hard. He still teaches and coaches part-time at Squaw Valley and concurrently serves as a Professional Ski Instructor of America Western Divisional Ski Examiner and Homewood Snow Cat Adventure Guide. Eight years ago Rick discovered sailing. Keenly competitive, racing the Laser dinghy and Melges 24's remains one of his passions. Just ask Jill, the love of Rick's life, best friend, ski buddy, and wife! With the love of snow and water, Lake Tahoe is home. The two of them are looking forward to many more glorious days schussing the slopes with the Penguins and on Lake Tahoe in their sport runabout fiberglass boat, "Red Sled" and joining the 2017 Division 3 sailing fleet in their newly acquired 1977 Santa Cruz aptly named, "Lickety Split."

 Vice Commodore – Ray Landgraf

Ray and Pat Landgraf live in Sacramento where they raised their three sons Raymond, Bryan, and Scott. They have owned a home in Tahoe City since 1993 and are active boaters in the summer and Ray enjoys skiing in the winter. Members for six years, they enjoy making new friends at the Yacht Club. Ray is still actively working selling medium and high voltage electrical equipment for industrial and renewable energy projects. Pat and Ray enjoy travelling and fishing together. Ray is an avid bird hunter. Ray has been on the TYC Board for four years and has been active in arranging wine dinners and tastings, treasurer for the last two years, and served as Port Captain last year.

Rear Commodore – Margaret Holiday

Margaret relocated to Lake Tahoe with her husband, Judd, in 2012. She retired from a long career in education and administration in Sacramento. She is involved as a volunteer in several organizations and events in the area including Tahoe League for Charity, Edgewood Celebrity Golf Tournament, McKinney Creek Water District, TYC Foundation and the Tahoe Yacht Club. She has served two years as a Director for TYC.



 Port Captain – Ross Arno

Ross has served as a Director-at-Large and continues to chair the TYC powerboat committee. Additionally, he was recently appointed Vice President of the TBCOA representing the privately owned side of the Tahoe City Marina. Ross began his biopharmaceutical career at Pfizer and has been employed by Merck for the past 19 years. Ross and his wife Jamie reside in Sacramento and spend their free time in Santa Cruz and Tahoe City.



 Directors at Large

Bill Krivan

Bill and his wife Terry joined the club in 2011, as they both had retired and began to spend about half time at their second home in Tahoe City. Bill became a TYC board member in 2015. He is a PICYA Delegate from TYC and is a member of the bylaws update committee. Bill is a retired defense electronics professional, with a career in systems engineering and program management, mostly in electronic warfare systems. He also is a retired Navy Captain, with shipboard experience (destroyers) and later in his Navy career, Engineering Duty assignments. Bill is avid fly fisherman and along with Terry, a downhill skier.

Steve Elek

Steve and his wife Katharine joined Tahoe Yacht Club in 2011. Steve retired from PriceWaterhouseCoopers in June where, in his final role, he led the Healthcare Merger & Acquisition practice globally. He is also an attorney and CPA. Steve and Katharine enjoy boating on Lake Tahoe in their 1946 19’ Gar Wood and 2000 24’ Hacker-Craft.



 Frances Pierce

Frances and her husband Herb joined TYC in 2012, shortly after retiring and moving to Lake Tahoe. She worked for the U.S. Geological Survey for 37 years as a geologist specializing in minerals, energy, and the environment. Frances is currently a member of the Membership Committee and is the secretary for the TYC Board of Directors; she has committed to serving one more year as secretary.


Shannon Madison

 Shannon and her husband, Giles Douglas, joined TYC in 2014, shortly after purchasing their house in Homewood’s Tahoe Swiss Village. There, they met their neighbors Nancy Cunningham and Wes Schimmelpfennig and Herb and Frances Pierce, who encouraged them to join the Tahoe Yacht Club. Shannon spent the past decade working as a software engineer at Google, before quitting high tech for the frenetic life of a chef. Since joining the yacht club, Shannon has held technology training classes, volunteered as a host for First Fridays, produced Mahogany Magic for the past three years, and fills the role of Managing Editor of the Block & Tackle publication team.

Deborah Scott

Deborah and her husband Ed have been members of the TYC for a number of years. They are avid power boaters and have had many boats entered and judged in the Concours and ACBS boat shows. Deborah retired after a distinguished career as a public defender, private practice attorney and 20 years of managing international litigation for Chevron. The Scotts are now permanent residents living in Crystal Bay, NV and Deborah looks forward to actively participating on the TYC board.