TONY MONTANARELLA – CRPA PRESIDENT
Tony Montanarella has been a CRPA member since 1987 and a board member since 2001. He has been a life member since 2004. He is also an NRA life member. Mr. Montanarella is a US Marine Corps Veteran having served in the infantry, artillery and reconnaissance.
A native of the state of New York, he has lived in California since 1983. Mr. Montanarella is a collector of military small arms from the World War I and II eras and British military small arms from the mid 1800’s to World War II. He participates in high-power rifle and combat rifle/3 gun matches.
Mr. Montanarella has served on CRPA’s law enforcement, legal, sportsman’s legislative, bylaws and resolutions committees.’ A staunch supporter of the Second Amendment, Mr. Montanarella believes that is the responsibility of all firearms owners to carry the flag of our cause as representatives of all gun owners and sportsmen and sportswomen. He also believes in unity and pursuit of a common purpose amongst all like-minded organizations. Tony has been CRPA’s president since 2011.