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Matthew Morgan is Selected for the Facility Manager’s Leaders Program Class of 2014-2015

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Date: April 15, 2014

Catoctin Mountain Park's Matthew Morgan is Selected for the Facility Manager's Leaders Program Class of 2014-2015

News Release

Electrician Matthew Morgan of Catoctin Mountain Park has been named one of eighteen National Park Service participants in the Facility Manager Leaders Program Class of 2014-2015. The Facility Manager Leaders Program is a year-long course of study consisting of five residential classes, over 500 hours of education and training, and developmental assignments tailored to the student. Matthew will earn a joint certificate in leadership and facility management from the National Park Service and Indiana University.

The goals of the Facility Manager Leaders Program include: the creation of employees who understand their responsibilities in implementing the NPS mission; the development of facility managers who can lead NPS units in actions that will implement asset management, and the building of a legacy of improved and focused leadership in the National Park Service.

Matthew is a 10 year veteran of the National Park Service. He worked at Antietam National Battlefield Park and the Chesapeake and Ohio National Historical Park before transferring to Catoctin Mountain Park in October, 2013. Matthew lives in Needmore, PA with his wife Kelly, and two sons.

The 2014-2015 Facility Manager Leaders Program will begin in May, 2014 and will conclude with a Capstone class and graduation on April 17, 2015.

Catoctin Mountain Park is one of over 400 units administered by the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior. Correspondence should be addressed to: Superintendent, Catoctin Mountain Park, 6602 Foxville Road, Thurmont, MD 21788. Our website address is www.nps.gov/cato.The Visitor Center is open from 9:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. daily. Emergency calls should be directed to the National Capital Region Communications Center at 1-866-677-6677.

 

Did You Know?

Morel mushrooms with a human hand for size comparison.

Visitors in Catoctin Mountain Park may gather morel mushrooms for personal consumption. Morels are found in a variety of habitats but generally they seem to be found in wet soil that is high in organic matter and shaded by trees, especially hardwoods. Favorite locations are closely guarded secrets!