News Release Date: July 14, 2017
Contact: Tom Crosson, 202-208-6843WASHINGTON – National Park Service (NPS) Acting Director Michael T. Reynolds this week welcomed Tony Nguyen as the NPS Associate Director for Workforce and Inclusion. In this role, Nguyen leads all staffing and employee management programs for a workforce of more than 22,000 employees that serve in more than 400 national parks and offices around the nation. Nguyen began his duties on July 10, 2017.
“Tony has an impressive background in finding new ways to make federal agencies better places to work. His unique experience and skills will help us better care for the heart and soul of the National Park Service – our front line employees,” said Acting Director Reynolds. “We look forward to bringing in Tony’s fresh perspective on how we can ensure that every NPS employee has a safe and respectful workplace.”
Tony Nguyen joins the National Park Service from the United States Department of Energy, where he was the Director of the Office of Human Capital Strategy and Analysis. Throughout his fifteen years of federal civil service, Nguyen has led major programs at the agency and government-wide levels to implement and improve strategic planning and performance management; workforce analysis, planning, and metrics; recruitment and hiring; diversity and inclusion; employee engagement; and human resources service delivery. Nguyen also recently completed a one-year Senior Executive Service rotation to the Executive Office of the President in the Office of Management and Budget’s Performance and Personnel Management Division. Tony began his federal service with the Peace Corps in 2002 as a program analyst for volunteer recruitment.
As Associate Director for Workforce and Inclusion, Mr. Nguyen will lead all workforce programs for the National Park Service including staffing, compensation, benefits, employee and labor relations, employee performance management, learning and development, and youth programs.
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