Tony has spent his 36 year career working for local government in the Sierra after obtaining his degree in Natural Resource Planning from Humboldt State University. Mr. Lashbrook was responsible for the preparation of a specific plan for the community of Mariposa that received a State and National award from the American Planning Association (APA) in 1993 and the Truckee River Revitalization Strategy which received a State APA award in 2006.
Truckee's Town Manager since 2005, Tony worked as the Community Development Director for the newly incorporated Town since 1994. Tony was intimately involved in the organization of the Town following its incorporation. Achievements include completion of a General Plan, Downtown Specific Plan, Redevelopment Plan, completely overhauled Development Code, Truckee River Revitalization Strategy, Trails Plan and development of an aggressive housing program for this unique community. Tony has presented papers on specific plans, public involvement, tourism planning and brownfield development to the American Planning Association, Local Government Commission, California Center for Land Recycling, Sierra Business Council and League of California Cities. Tony is a member of the California City Managers Foundation, American Planning Association, California Planning Roundtable and past member of the California County Planning Directors Association.