Sep 10, 2019 7:00 AM
Kelseyanne Johnson
Park Ranger, Seattle Area National Park Sites

As the founder and director of In My Backyard, Kelsey brings her experience with the National Park Service and passion for sharing the outdoors to supporting and strengthening the program. She is an 15-year veteran of the National Park Service and currently works as the Lead Park Ranger for Seattle Area National Park Sites. Kelsey has worked in seven different national parks, including the National Park of American Samoa, Olympic National Park, San Juan Island National Historical Park and Oregon Caves National Monument. She is passionate about youth engagement in public lands and making change within the NPS to be a more inclusive and equitable place to work and experience.

Kelsey has a Master of Science degree in Resource Management from Central Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism/International Studies from Western Washington University.