David C. Antonucci has resided in the Lake Tahoe area for over 42 years. He holds a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil and environmental engineering from California State Polytechnic University and Oregon State University, respectively. He is a licensed professional civil engineer in California. He has pursued a successful professional career at the senior manager and policy level positions in government since 1973. He currently serves on the board of directors of the Kiwanis Club of North Lake Tahoe and Squaw Valley Ski Museum Foundation. He runs a consulting practice in project management and presentation development.
He enjoys studying the science, environmental issues, and natural history of Lake Tahoe. He is the author of Snowball’s Chance – The Story of the 1960 Olympic Winter Games and Fairest Picture – Mark Twain at Lake Tahoe. Antonucci is currently working on his next book, The Natural World of Lake Tahoe. He has done original research that has identified the travel route and campsites of Mark Twain at Lake Tahoe. He regularly gives multimedia presentations to visitors and conference groups on Lake Tahoe natural history interpretation, Mark Twain at Lake Tahoe and the 1960 Olympic Winter Games. David’s latest work, as the co-founder of the Museum of Sierra Ski History and the 1960 Winter Olympics in Tahoe City, CA, is a public benefit project for the people of the Lake Tahoe region.