Since 2012, Trap has served as the deputy regional director for the regional office in Omaha, Nebraska, overseeing 61 parks in 13 states and an array of programs in the regional office. She will assume her new role on Aug. 2.
“Concessionaires have been creating lasting national park memories for more than 125 years. The proposed changes are an important step toward strengthening our public-private partnerships and expanding sustainable, high-quality and contemporary visitor services in our national parks,” said National Park Service Deputy Director David Vela.
The Geohazards Research Group at the University of Utah measures small vibrations in rock structures, which come from earthquakes, wind and other sources both natural and man-made, to construct 3-D models of how the structures resonate.