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Elizabeth LaRochelle

National Parks of New York Harbor

February 2022

Elizabeth LaRochelle was born and raised in Vacationland (Maine). While growing up her mom instilled
a love for stories, history, and the community. In 2015 she moved to New York City to attend St. John’s
University where she received her Bachelor of Arts in history in 2019, and her Master of Arts, also in
history in 2020. Returning for a second year as the CVA for the National Parks of New York Harbor, she
is looking forward continuing her work on a multitude of projects, both at the national and local level.
During her previous term she presented at the National Association for Interpretation’s Annual
Conference, and successfully onboarded multiple college interns into the Trails & Rails accredited
internship program. Prior to her CVA position she interned and volunteered at Ellis Island, and she was
a seasonal park guide at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site during the summer of 2020. In her free
time Elizabeth loves to read, eat the amazing food NYC has to offer, and spend time with her cat
Zooks!