National Park Service

Office of the Director

Photo of Sam Whittington, DSC Director.

NPS Photo

Sam Whittington, DSC Director.


The Office of the Director leads the operation of the center and maintains working relationships with our customers and partners. Budget, public affairs, and partnerships are located in this office.

Sam Whittington has been the Director of the Denver Service Center since 2007. As director, Sam oversees the management of more than 900 projects throughout the national park system. Sam has more than 30 years of direct hands-on project management experience, focused on project management for planning, design, and construction projects.