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New Directors in 5 States: LA, NC, NJ, SC, UT

Announcements have recently been made on new directors in five states. 

Louisana:  Gene Reynolds https://www.thenewsstar.com/story/news/2018/05/17/new-state-parks-director-familiar-face-capitol/618299002/  He replaces Robert Barham who retired following many years of public service in conservation for Louisana.
New Jersey: Olivia Glenn  http://www.publicnow.com/view/7B85ED4BA1E289ECCA038B02F17D34F0918A607C?2018-05-11-17:30:35+01:00-xxx7980  Mark Texel is now serving as the assistant director for parks.
North Carolina:  Dwayne Patterson https://www.ncdcr.gov/news/press-releases/2018/06/27/dwayne-patterson-named-director-nc-state-parks  Mike Murphy, who had served as director since 2014 following careers in finance and education, left in March.
South Carolina:  Paul McCormack    (media link pending) Phil Gaines is retiring after a 37 year career with the SC State Park Service; he has accepted a professor of practice position with Clemson University.
Utah:  Jeff Rasmussen  https://www.sltrib.com/news/environment/2018/06/11/utah-names-new-director-to-oversee-its-state-parks/  Deputy director since 2012, Jeff has been name director since the untimely passing of Fred Hayes, another respected career parks veteran.
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