New Park Service Super For Seneca Falls

National Park Service (NPS) northeast regionaldirector Marie Rust has appointed 16-year veteran of the National Park Service (NPS) Tina Orcutt superintendent of Women’s Rights NationalHistorical Park in Seneca Falls (NY). Slated to arrive for duty on September 20, she succeeds Josie Fernandez who became superintendent of Hot Springs National Park (AR) last spring.”Tina Orcutt is the right choice for Women’s Rights. She has a proven record of improving the visitor’s experience in both cultural and natural parks. We’re delighted that she’s accepted this post,” regionaldirector Rust said. During her career, Orcutt has served as both acting deputy superintendent of Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park (MD) and as acting superintendent of Jewel Cave National Monument (SD). “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work with the dedicated staff,partners, and communities associated with Women’s Rights NationalHistorical Park to tell the important stories of our nation’s struggle for equal rights for women,” said Orcutt. “What an honor it will be to build upon the foundation laid by the park’s previous superintendents as we approach the twenty-fifth anniversary of the park’s establishment.”Orcutt is currently the chief of resources management at Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park. She has previously served as chief of interpretation at Booker T. Washington National Monument (VA), education specialist at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve (LA), and interpretive park ranger at Colonial NationalHistorical Park (VA) and Gettysburg National Military Park (PA).Orcutt earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Maryland in 1992 and is a graduate of United States Department of AgricultureGraduate School Executive Leadership Program (2001). She and her husband Mike and children Seth, 7, Kayla, 4, and Adam, 2, will be moving to the Seneca Falls area this fall.


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