Information Release Date: March 19, 2021
Speak to: Brian Carlstrom, 508-957-0701
WELLFLEET, Mass— Superintendent Brian Carlstrom has announced that Michael Valora has been picked as the chief ranger for Cape Cod Nationwide Seashore. As chief ranger, Valora will take care of a advanced application that includes legislation enforcement, fire, price collection, lifeguard functions, concessions administration, and seaside shuttles. He succeeds Leslie Reynolds, who was appointed deputy superintendent of the seashore in 2020.
Ranger Valora is coming from Valley Forge National Historical Park in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, where he has served as the main ranger for the past six years. Valora commenced his job with the Nationwide Park Services in the late 1990s. As a ranger with responsibility for lots of distinctive activities at Gettysburg Nationwide Army Park, he swiftly located a drive to go after a occupation in regulation enforcement and emergency providers. His prior responsibility stations consist of North Cascades National Park in Washington point out, Catoctin Mountain Park in Maryland, and Independence Countrywide Historical Park in Pennsylvania. Valora has served in both equally discipline and supervisory positions at Valley Forge for the earlier fifteen decades, which include as a coaching lead for the Nationwide Park Assistance Subject Instruction Software. In addition, Valora retains numerous teacher certifications from the Federal Law Enforcement Teaching Center and has also served as an instructor at the Park Ranger Law Enforcement Academy at Temple College, Ambler, PA.
“I am really thrilled to be signing up for the fantastic staff at Cape Cod Nationwide Seashore,” Valora explained, “I glance ahead to operating with the a variety of partnering companies in continuing the mission of the National Park Company to preserve the seashore’s diverse sources and assistance the ample leisure alternatives it has to provide.”
Valora will be shifting to Cape Cod from southeastern Pennsylvania with his spouse and son in early April. Mike and his loved ones have vacationed on Cape Cod for about 20 decades.