TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) -- The National Park Service hass announced its selection to take over the position of superintendent with the Natchez Trace Parkway.
Southeast Regional Director Stan Austin announced the selection of Mary Risser on Thursday.
Risser has worked with the National Park Service for the past 32 years and is currently the acting deputy regional director and chief of staff for the Intermountain Region of the NPS.
She also served as the superintendent of the Dinosaur National Monument in Colorado and Utah for the last nine years.
Risser will begin her new job in December.