Meet our Town Manager
Jeff Loux, Ph.D. serves as the Town Manager for the Town of Truckee, where he is responsible for all Town policies, activities and operations. Critical projects and programs implemented under his tenure include the Railyard Master Plan, Mountain Housing Council process, sustainability goals and implementation, multiple affordable housing projects, bikeway, transit and walkability projects, major infrastructure like improvements to Donner Pass Road, and the update to the Town’s General Plan, a Climate Action Plan and Downtown Plan. Jeff began his tenure in Truckee as the Town’s Community Development Director in February 2017.
Prior to joining Truckee’s team, Jeff served as an Associate Dean and Associate Professor at the University of California, Davis. He has worked in the public, private and academic sectors for 35 years addressing land use, environmental and water policy, sustainable planning, and dispute resolution projects. As an academic, he directed a professional environmental and planning education program that still offers hundreds of classes, conferences and training sessions for 5,000 professionals every year. Jeff has lectured extensively and conducted research nationally and internationally. He is author of numerous publications including two books. Jeff was the 2013 recipient of the prestigious James H. Meyer Distinguished Achievement award at UC Davis.
When not working, Jeff enjoys all the outdoor adventures around Truckee including downhill and Nordic skiing, hiking, golf, sand volleyball, kayaking, and paddle boarding, as well as reading, playing guitar, yard work and relaxing with partner Wendy and our fabulous dog, Cali.