People: Truckee Meadows Tomorrow announces new board

Edward Estipona

Edward Estipona

Truckee Meadows Tomorrow has announced its new executive board. 

Edward Estipona, founder and CEO/president of Estipona Group, has been elected to serve as TMTs president. Kristine Caliger, assistant director of outreach and operations at the Kenny Guinn Center for Policy Priorities, will serve as the newly elected vice president.

Susan Kaiser will serve as the organization’s secretary and Michele Montoya will serve as the organization’s treasurer.

Estipona has been at the helm of Estipona Group for more than 30 years, leading the organization in its efforts to provide clients with full-service marketing and communications solutions.

Estipona’s experience is focused on brand strategy, advertising, digital communications, and public and media relations. He has served on the Governor’s Workforce Development Board since 2021 and serves on both the Community Foundation of Western Nevada Board and the Truckee Meadows Community College Institutional Advisory Council.

Kristine Caliger


Caliger has a robust history of working in digital media and news, marketing, journalism, and public policy. She also has cultivated knowledge in public administration, lending skills across sectors in fundraising, fiscal and operations management.

Caliger has served on boards including the Education Alliance of Washoe County, the Truckee Meadows Water Authority’s Standing Advisory Committee, the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority’s Community Outreach Committee and the Washoe County School District’s 2023 Core Strategic Planning Team.

Susan Kaiser


Kaiser was elected to the TMT board in 2020 and worked in Washoe County as a professional educator for more than 24 years. She currently serves as the president of the Washoe Retired Education Association.

Montoya currently serves as the director of development and programs at the Nevada Women’s Fund. She has ample experience in nonprofit development, education scholarship programming and community grant funding.

Michele Montoya



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