The High Sierra Volunteer Trail Crew’s Board of Directors and Advisers

Nice Scene meadowDave Gilmore esq   Board President. Mr Gilmore is a prominent attorney in Fresno California who knew Shane for years, is an outdoor enthusiast, and is heavily involved in the Boy Scouts as the president of the local District Council.

Norm Allington:   Treasurer, Norm has been involved in the High Sierra Volunteer Trail Crew since very early almost its inception. Owning a store next to Shane Krogen’s Sierra Outfitter store the two have run trail crew for years. Norm Allington owns Swim Suits West in Fresno California and still participates in yearly HSVTC trips.

James Opplinger:  Retired Fresno County Judge

Dave Kyle: Mr. Kyle is a retired Director of several non profit organizations including the Chaffee Zoo, Story Land and others in the Local Fresno California area, an outdoors man and fellow backpacker Dave is still active in the High Sierra.

Trail sceneDr. Eric Hansen: Adviser to the board.  Dr. Hanson runs a practice that focuses on sports medicine and adult reconstructive surgery with emphasis on the shoulder and knee. He has been a team physician at Fresno State University since 1991 and head team physician since 1996. Consulting team physician are ongoing with Fresno Grizzlies/San Francisco Giants.  With his two brothers, Dr. Hanson was raised in Northern Thailand where his parents were medical missionaries for 10 years. Both of Dr. Hanson’s parents are physicians, having retired after many years of practice in Fresno. Along with church activities, and yearly mission trips to Thailand, his interests include backpacking, telemark skiing, golfing, and spending time with his wife, Darlene, daughters Lauren and Allison, and Allison’s husband, Jesse. They have been blessed with two grandchildren, Jedidiah and Riley. His office phone is (559) 435-9020.

John Brelsford Advisor to the board: John is a prominent business owner in Fresno involved in providing commercial warehousing and production facilities for the business community in the Fresno area. He is a graduate of Fresno State and has spent most of his adult life in the area.