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John Brissenden

John Brissenden

Governor's Appointment, Public Member


Mr. Brissenden is the innkeeper of Sorensen's Resort in Hope Valley, a destination resort near Lake Tahoe. He was elected to the Alpine Board of Supervisors and served from 1989 to 1993. Mr. Brissenden is a member of the Conservation Alliance, the Sierra Nevada Alliance, the California Chamber of Commerce, the Sierra Business Council, and the Sierra Club. He also serves as a member of the California State Parks OHV Commission. Mr. Brissenden earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

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Tristyn Armstrong

Sierra Nevada Conservancy
11521 Blocker Drive, Suite 205
Auburn, CA 95603
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