Our Staff & Offices

Rangers stand in front of a concrete sculpture
Staff of Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, summer 2017

NPS Photo

Park staff is divided into four divisions or disciplines:

Park Management and Administration
The overall management of Minuteman Missile National Historic Site is the responsibility of the superintendent. Management and administrative staff focus on activities related to park-wide administrative, managerial, and support functions, as well as safety and planning. In addition, the superintendent is responsible for working with external constituencies in order to develop valuable park partnerships. Altogether, Management and Administration staff provides a host of essential services to enable park employees to focus on accomplishing core mission operations and their functional duties.

Superintendent - Eric Leonard
Administrative Officer - Jeanne Berry

Interpretation & Education
The Division of Interpretation and Education conducts a variety of interpretive programs and outreach to encourage the development of a deeper understanding of American history and to broaden public support for preserving park resources. Interpretive rangers present the story of the role Minuteman Missiles played in America's policy of strategic nuclear deterrence during the Cold War to visitors through formal interpretation at the park with talks, special events, and with informal interpretation.

Chief of Interpretation & Education - Joe Brehm
Park Ranger - Vacant

Facility Management
The facility management functional area encompasses all activities designed to improve or prolong the life of the park's assets. The preservation of these resources allows for visitors to safely enjoy their activities at Minuteman Missile.

Facility Operations Specialist - Ken Thompson
Maintenance Worker - Andre Croweagle

Resource Management
The Cultural Resource staff protect the legacy of the Minuteman Missile weapons systems role in the Cold War through care of museum collections, oral history materials and through resource management monitoring. Cultural resource management at Minuteman Missile encompasses activities related to the management, preservation, and protection of a variety of natural communities and processes, cultural landscapes, museum artifacts, and archaeological sites.

Park Curator - Vacant

Last updated: February 28, 2019

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24545 Cottonwood Road
Philip, SD 57567


(605) 433-5552

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