Allan J. Prager
Chair, Yosemite Board

Allan Prager's first trip to Yosemite was at age eight, and for several years after his family's vacations were spent backpacking in the High Sierra. He brings to NatureBridge a lifelong love of Yosemite National Park and the Sierra Nevada and has spent nearly 15 years helping youth connect to nature with NatureBridge.

Allan's relationship with NatureBridge began in 1997, when he worked on a three-person team of volunteers from Harvard Community Partners that helped devise a governance structure for NatureBridge and its three campuses. In 2000, he joined the NatureBridge Yosemite Board, where he is chair. He joined the National Board in 2002.

Allan worked as a strategic management consultant for many years, and lived in Peru, New York, Brazil, and Chicago before returning to San Francisco. He has been co-founder and CEO of two successful start-up companies. Currently he is active as a consultant and investor.

Allan and his wife, Kit, were married in New York, but nevertheless made a point of spending part of their honeymoon in Yosemite. They have a daughter and a son, both of whom attended NatureBridge programs.

A San Francisco native, Allan graduated from Stanford University and Harvard Business School.

He resides with his wife in Orinda, California.

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