Jeff Bradybaugh

Superintendent, Zion National Park

Jeff Bradybaugh, a 35-year veteran of the National Park Service (NPS), is the superintendent of Zion National Park. Previously, Bradybaugh served as the superintendent of Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah, where in addition to overseeing daily park operations, he has been deeply engaged in transportation-related planning and partnership projects with nearby state, local, tribal and federal agencies. Bradybaugh’s other leadership positions with the NPS include superintendent of Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument in Arizona, acting superintendent at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks in California; chief of resource management and research at Zion National Park; chief of science and resources management at Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky, and natural resources specialist at Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota. Before joining the NPS, Bradybaugh worked as a forestry technician for the U.S. Forest Service in Wyoming and a wildlife biology intern for BLM in New Mexico. Bradybaugh earned a bachelor’s degree in wildlife and fisheries management from South Dakota State University, and a master’s degree in wildlife biology from New Mexico State University.

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