The hearing will be held on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. EDT in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.
The purpose of this hearing is to examine deferred maintenance and operational needs of the National Park Service.
The hearing will be webcast live on the committee’s website, and an archived video will be available shortly after the hearing concludes. Witness testimony will be available on the website at the start of the hearing.
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Sen. Lisa MurkowskiChairmanSenate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
Sen. Maria CantwellRanking MemberSenate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
Witness Panel 1
Ms. Lena McDowallDeputy Director, Management and AdministrationNational Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior
Mr. Will ShafrothPresident and CEONational Park Foundation
Mr. Marc BerejkaDirector, Government & Community AffairsRecreational Equipment, Inc. (REI Co-op)
Ms. Sarah LeonardPresident & CEOAlaska Travel Industry Association
Mr. Shawn ReganDirector of Publications & Research FellowProperty and Environment Research Center (PERC)
Mr. Richard G. RingMember, Executive CouncilThe Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks