New Deputy Superintendents Named At Yellowstone
Contact: Nash, (307) 344-2010
Contact: Vallie, (307) 344-2012
Two individuals with extensive experience in federal service, resource protection and administration
have been selected to serve as Deputy Superintendents of Yellowstone National Park.
Colin Campbell currently serves as the Superintendent of Padre Island National Seashore in Texas. He began his National Park Service (NPS) career twenty-seven years ago in Yosemite National Park. Campbell is no stranger to the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, having spent twelve years in Grand Teton National Park as a Law Enforcement Specialist, Chief Ranger, and as Acting Deputy Superintendent.
Lehnertz began her environmental career as a seasonal biologist in 1985 with the Colorado Division of Wildlife. She also worked seasonally for the U.S. Forest Service and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Lehnertz joined the EPA in 1990. Her career has included assignments in Washington, DC, in the Office of Water and the Office of Air and Radiation.
Did You Know?
The 1988 fires affected 793,880 acres or 36 percent of the park. Five fires burned into the park that year from adjacent public lands. The largest, the North Fork Fire, started from a discarded cigarette. It burned more than 410,000 acres.