Work Experience: 37 years with U. S. National Park Service
October 2015 to present: Superintendent, Zion National Park (ZION)
- Completed Zion Transportation Plan to manage shuttle transit & transportation systems and visitor crowding & traffic congestion with a multi-variate model
- Visitor Use Management Planning to determine capacity of heavily visited areas to protect resources, enhance visitor experience and right-size transportation & other facilities
October 2010 to October 2015: Superintendent, Bryce Canyon National Park (BRCA)
- Completed BRCA Multi-Modal Transportation Plan and EA to address traffic related safety, congestion, facility and resource issues.
- Initiated BRCA Multi-Use Path project. Engaged Garfield County, Bryce Canyon City, UDOT, and USFS as partners to assure linkages with Shuttle System hub in BC City and with Red Canyon National Recreational Trail administered by USFS and UDOT. Secured more than $3million of FHWA funds for project compliance, design and construction. Assisted County and BC City in securing more than $700,000 of Federal Land Access Program funds to connect BRCA path and national recreational trail.
May 2006 – October 2010: Superintendent, Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument, St. George, Utah
September 2009 – February 2010: Acting Superintendent, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, California
Dec 1997 – April 2006: Chief, Resource Management and Research Division, Zion National Park, Springdale, Utah
April 1990 – Dec 1997: Chief, Science and Resources Management Division, Mammoth Cave National Park, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky
Sept 1982 – April 1990: Natural Resources Specialist, Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Medora, North Dakota
Founding Member of the Zion Canyon Rotary Club