Superintendent, Bryce Canyon National Park
Linda Mazzu is the Superintendent of Bryce Canyon National Park. Mazzu began her career at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks as a biological technician. Afterward, she served as an outdoor recreation planner in Washington D.C. for the NPS Rivers and Trails Conservation Assistance program. She then moved to Grand Canyon National Park to serve as a branch chief for natural resources overseeing air quality and aircraft overflight management. Linda also worked for the Bureau of Land Management and United States Forest Service in Oregon as a botanist/plant ecologist and at the National Interagency Fire Center as a fire planning and compliance specialist. In 2008, she returned to the NPS as the Yellowstone National Park environmental compliance coordinator where she led the development of new natural and cultural resources compliance processes and as Division Chief of Resources Management and Science. Mazzu has a Bachelor of Science degree in Park and Recreation Management from Penn State and a Master of Science degree in Natural Resources from Humboldt State University in California.
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