John Wilcox is a 50 year Squaw Valley skier and 25 year Squaw Valley resident and homeowner recently retired from a successful business management career.   John graduated from Oregon State University with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and then went on to get his MBA from Stanford University.  In Tahoe he became the Founder and Board President, Squaw Valley Institute 2002 - 2012. (Prior to 2002, Squaw Valley was the only major ski resort in North America with no cultural organization of any kind!) and the Director, Squaw Valley Public Service District, 2000 - 2016 (SVPSD provides water, sewer, fire protection and public safety and garbage pickup services to Squaw Valley and is governed by 5 elected Directors.)