December 21, 2017
December 20th 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Grand Teton Association Welcomes April Landale as our Next Executive Director
Moose, WY – April Landale, currently the Vice President of Educator Development at the Teton Science Schools, has been named the new Executive Director of Grand Teton Association (GTA). April, who has enjoyed a long and successful tenure with the Teton Science Schools, will officially assume this new role on February 1, 2018.
“Following a nationwide search featuring highly qualified candidates with tremendous experience supporting our cherished public lands, the Board of Directors unanimously selected April Landale to lead GTA” says Mark Aronowitz, GTA Board Co-Chair.
“April’s deep connection to each of our partners; developed through decades of living and working in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, will build upon an already strong foundation” says Amy Brennan McCarthy, GTA Board Co-Chair.
With significant experience in both environmental education and non-profit management, April is uniquely qualified to serve GTA, our partners, and all those who visit our public lands. "I am inspired by the mission of the Grand Teton Association in supporting public lands initiatives and of the commitment of GTA's staff, board, and federal partners. GTA's successful and well respected 80 year history and strong vision for the future is compelling and I am proud to join and lead GTA's future," said Landale.
GTA, widely considered to be one of the leading public lands partners in the United States, celebrated its 80th anniversary earlier this year. Our mission is to increase public understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of Grand Teton National Park and the surrounding public lands through aid to interpretive, educational and research programs of our agency partners. Our partners are Grand Teton National Park, the Bridger-Teton National Forest, and the National Elk Refuge.
For additional information, please contact: Amy McCarthy & Mark Aronowitz, Co-Chairs – Grand Teton Association
Mark Aronowitz – 307.690.1043
Amy McCarthy - 307.690.8514