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Allan Pietrasanta

Board Chair

Retired Businessman and National Sales Director 

Allan Pietrasanta, Board Chair, is a retired businessman and longtime community activist living in Bishop, CA. For over 20 years he owned and operated ABCOM/Buttermilk Mountain Works, a light sewing manufacturing enterprise located in Bishop. He was also the National Sales Manager for the J. Rousek Toy and Pencil Company for 17 years. Allan is an avid mountaineer and skier. His countless trips into the backcountry have given Allan a deep appreciation for the High Sierra and the surrounding landscape. These experiences fuel his passion to work with local communities while at the same time striving to protect the Range of Light so that both can flourish and thrive. Allan has been involved with Sierra Business Council since its inception and has worked extensively on economic and rural planning throughout the range, as well as specific wilderness issues on the Sierra eastside. Allan also serves on the board of the Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center.