“David Vela Out as NPS Chief; Margaret Everson To Take Over”

“David Vela's short tenure as acting director of the National Park Service ended abruptly today [Friday].

Vela, who held the post for only 10 months, will be replaced by Margaret Everson, the current principal deputy director of the Fish and Wildlife Service and a counselor to Interior Secretary David Bernhardt.

She'll take over on Monday.”

Rob Hotakainen and Michael Doyle report for E&E News August 7, 2020.

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“National Parks Chief Exit Sparks Concerns Over Replacement” (The Hill)