Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National historic Park
Kara is from Rosebush, Michigan, and is a recent graduate from Central Michigan University with a B.A.A. in Recreation, Parks, and Leisure Services. Kara was previously a Pathways Intern with the Bureau of Land Management in Caliente, Nevada, where she worked with recreation staff.
Kara enjoyed her time with the BLM as it allowed her to gain a variety of experiences with all parts of the process of land management. She heard about the CVA program through friends who had recently been CVAs themselves, and it inspired her to want to work with the same program. For a long time, Kara has wanted to work for the National Park Service, so this is like a dream come true. In her free time, Kara enjoys hiking, painting, and reading.
Theodore Roosevelt once said “Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” I firmly believe the best work worth doing is with the National Parks Service.