Ken Mabery has been named acting superintendent of the Colorado National Monument near Grand Junction.
Mabery brings to his new duties experience as superintendent of Scotts Bluff National Monument in Nebraska and before that superintendent of Fort Necessity and Friendship Hill in Pennsylvania. He’s also served as an acting superintendent at five other National Park Service units. He’s worked at NPS regional offices and at its headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Over the course of his career, Mabery has served in 14 park units, working his way up through the ranks as a park ranger and resource specialist. He holds degrees in geology and international relations.
“The next four months are especially exciting to me, and I look forward to working with a great staff, getting to know our partners and collaborating with the communities in and around Grand Junction,” Mabery said.