February 21 - Mickey Fearn and Rebecca Stanfield McCown
Coming Together: Creating a Unified and Diversified Conservation Movement
Thursday, 4 PM, Aiken Center, Room 102
Mickey Fearn is the Deputy Director of Communications and Community Assistance for the National Park Service. He has been a public servant for over 43 years. Before joining the National Park Service, Mickey was director for the City of Seattle's Innovation Project and Neighborhood Leadership Program, was manager of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative, and created programs to address youth violence and to reconnect young people with nature. For 12 years, he served as Commissioner of Parks and Recreation for the state of Washington. Prior to his work in Seattle, Mickey worked for the Governor of California, the California Department of Parks and Recreation, and the Mayor of Oakland, California. Mickey earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Recreation and Park Administration from California State University and a Master of Science Degree in Recreation and Leisure Studies from the University of Oregon.
Rebecca Stanfield McCown is the Community Engagement and Partnerships Coordinator for the National Park Service Conservation Study Institute based at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park. At the Institute, Rebecca's work focuses on developmental evaluation to enhance youth and educational programming, addressing 21st century relevancy and diversity, and exploring new ways to connect parks, partners, and diverse audiences. Rebecca has a Master's and PhD from the University of Vermont, where she was a member of the Park Studies Laboratory.
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