Full Committee Hearing to Examine Deferred Maintenance and Operational Needs of the National Park Service

April 17, 2018
10:00 AM
366 Dirksen Senate Office Building

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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Opening Remarks

  • Sen. Lisa Murkowski

    Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
  • Sen. Maria Cantwell

    Ranking Member
    Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Witness Panel 1

  • Ms. Lena McDowall

    Deputy Director, Management and Administration
    National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior
  • Mr. Will Shafroth

    President and CEO
    National Park Foundation
  • Mr. Marc Berejka

    Director, Government & Community Affairs
    Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI Co-op)
  • Ms. Sarah Leonard

    President & CEO
    Alaska Travel Industry Association
  • Mr. Shawn Regan

    Director of Publications & Research Fellow
    Property and Environment Research Center (PERC)
  • Mr. Richard G. Ring

    Member, Executive Council
    The Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks