Rob Pilewski (pictured, center) is originally from Oil City, Pennsylvania. He has a BA in Criminal Justice from Gannon University in Erie, PA., and attended the NPS seasonal law-enforcement training academy at University of Mass, Amherst in 1991. Rob has worked seasonally for the NPS since 1991 including 29 summer seasons at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, 20 of those seasons as the Mt. Whitney ranger working at the Crabtree Ranger Station. He worked at Wolf Creek Ski Area in Colorado on Ski Patrol and has worked since 2011 in Tuolumne Meadows as a winter ranger/snow surveyor in Yosemite National Park.
Laura Pilewski was raised in Rockville, Maryland before moving west. She graduated with a BS in biology and a minor in chemistry from Ft. Lewis College in Durango, CO. She has worked seasonally for the National Park Service since 1995 for Sequoia National park as both a botanist and wilderness ranger (four and 11 summers respectively). She has worked as a ski patroller at Wolf Creek Ski Area in southwest Colorado (12 winters) and as a wilderness ranger/snow surveyor in Yosemite National Park (nine winters).