Core Values Statement

At the Truckee Donner PUD, we believe in:

Accountability – Own it

Integrity – Be honest and ethical

Timeliness – Responsive to goals and commitments

Safety – Safety is the way of life

Work Life Balance – Work hard, play hard


A strong performing team with an obligation and willingness to accept responsibility for our action, maintaining a sense of humility and inclusiveness.

Key words: trust, reliable, answerable, impact, humility, inclusive


Highest quality service to the public and employees, utilizing honesty and ethics as our base principles.

Key words: honest, principles, ethics, taking the high road, choosing courage over comfort

Definition “the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles; moral uprightness”


Be a highly effective agency and responsive organization meeting goals and expectations in a timely manner.

            Key words: Responsive, useful, respectful, meeting goals and expectations


Safety is our first priority. We are committed to the health and safety of our employees, customers, and community through the continuous practice of prevention, education and awareness.

The promotion of safety includes:
Through the continuous practice of prevention, education and awareness.

  • Safety is first, last and always about people.Safety is included in the District’s mission statement.The goal of accident investigation is to look for root causes and take actions to prevent future events.
  • Cultivating a safety culture which actively involves employees to identify issues that could impact workplace and public safety, and empowers them to take action to prevent and correct those issues.

Work Life Balance

We value every employee and foster a healthy work life balance culture, allowing employees to bring their best selves to work every day.

The promotion of work life balance includes:                                                                                                     

  • Promote health and wellness through the use of the District’s on site gym facility and yearly fitness challenges.
  • Offer flexible work schedules to accommodate commuting schedules and family schedules.
  • Work hard – Play Hard

You will never truly be satisfied with work until you are satisfied with life.


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