Board Chair, Speaker of the Assembly Appointee
Mr. Brissenden, 59, 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.