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High Country Welcome Reception for Superintendent J.D. Lee

  • Chetola 185 Chetola Lake Drive Blowing Rock, NC, 28605 United States (map)

Join the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, Blue Ridge Conservancy, and Chetola Resort in welcoming the Parkway's new Superintendent, J.D. Lee, during a free reception in the Appalachian Blue Ridge Room at the resort. Light refreshments will be served. 

For the past eight years, Lee has served as deputy superintendent of Big Cypress National Preserve in southern Florida. A graduate of Ball State University in Indiana with a Bachelor of Science degree, Lee is a 30-year veteran of the NPS, beginning his career as a seasonal park ranger and wildland firefighter at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. He has extensive experience working with NPS staff, partners, concessionaires and contractors to provide essential visitor services and a comprehensive understanding of resource preservation.

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