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The committee

The members of the Committee are the first ambassadors

of UTOE all of them are responsible for making your mountain experience unique and meaningful.

In particular, they are involved in all aspects of management of the Association and take care to enhance its regional attractiveness and notoriety.


Astrid Lorenzetti


Astrid is the President of the Association, the point of reference for members and external bodies. He knows how to transmit energy to everyone. Together with other members, he also deals with the management and creation of the activities proposed by UTOE Locarno.

Telephone contact: +41 79 541 82 26


Rita Petralli

Rita loves the mountains and nature, with Emma at her side she has fun traveling around the Ticino mountains. For 3 years now she has fulfilled a dream: to become a "capanatta" and at Poncione in Braga you will find her intent on preparing cakes. Rita takes care of the general secretariat

Membro Comitato

Ivana Ghizzardi Bassetti

I'm Ivana who grew up in Fusio where I still live. I really like walking in nature. I find that in the mountains you are never alone but with the best part of you.


Esther Perucchi

Esther, a mountain lover, appreciates the tranquility that the peaks offer and the pleasure of walking in the midst of nature, always in the company of her little dog. With passion and precision Esther takes care of reservations and special requests from guests who will stay at the Capanna Poncione in Braga.

Telephone contact (for reservations only): +41 79 221 46 10


Emanuele Calzascia

Emanuele is secretary of UTOE Locarno and a member for many years. He has worked at Unitas as a reception secretary since 2017.
Mountain lover and photography enthusiast, he enthusiastically searches for the best position to capture great images, he also really likes animals.


live. unite. nature. people.

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