Stillwater, NY: Park Superintendent Joe Finan is pleased to announce the appointment of David LaMere as the Saratoga National Historical Park’s new Chief Ranger, stating “Dave brings with him experience and abilities honed during his National Park career at urban, natural and cultural sites. We are fortunate to have an employee with such a varied set of skills, considering the variety of challenges that a chief ranger faces in the execution of his job.”
The Chief Ranger oversees visitor safety and resource protection of the park’s Battlefield and Old Saratoga units, heading up law enforcement and coordinating the structural and wildfire programs.
David LaMere is a fifteen year-veteran field ranger with the National Park Service serving at Cape Cod National Seashore, Boston National Historical Park, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and Saratoga National Historical Park. He notes “I am excited to be a part of the team protecting a National Park that is fundamental to the history and creation of our nation". LaMere holds degrees in history and education through Eastern Nazarene College and enjoys hunting and fishing.
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