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Book Cover to Administrative History: Organizational Structures of the NPS 1917 to 1985 by Russ Olsen. [Image of mountain and tall grass]
Organizational Structures of the NPS 1917 to 1985



Organizational Structure


current topic Organizational Charts

Naturalists, Rangers, & Historians

Senior Administration Officers


Key Staff Officials

Number "Two"

Senior Operations Officers

Organizational Structure of the National Park Service
- 1917 to 1985 -

Administrative History

Organizational Charts

Chart 25: 08-06-1957 to 12-03-1961

A Division of Ranger Activities was established reporting directly to the Director. Maintenance as a separate function appeared for the first time. There was, during this period, an abortive attempt to create a sixth Regional Office in St. Louis, Missouri.

Regional Directors and the Chiefs of the Design Offices
A signed staff photograph taken March 19, 1960, including the Regional Directors and the Chiefs of the Design Offices.

Regional Directors Conference
Regional Directors Conference, October 31, 1961, in Shenandoah National Park. Standing L to R: H. Baker, Regional Director, Region II; L. Merriam, Regional Director, Region IV; J. E. Price, Assistant Director; T. J. Allen, Regional Director, Region III; Sanford Hill, Chief, Western Office of Design & Construc tion; H. G. Smith, Chief, Branch of Programs; W. G. Carnes, Chief, Mission 66 Staff; Mrs. Belva I. Brandon, Personal Assistant to the Director; W. S. Bahlman, Chief, Branch of Property & Records Management; H. A. Tolson, Assistant Director; Philip F. King, Assistant to the Director; R. F. Lee, Regional Director, Region V; E. T. Scoyen, Associate Director; E. Cox, Regional Director, Region I; C. L. Wirth, Director; D. B. Beard, Assistant Director; Lawrence F. Cook, Chief, Division of Ranger Activities; A. C. Stratton, Assistant Director; William Haussmann, Chief, National Capital Office of Design & Construction; Robert Hall, Chief, Eastern Office of Design & Construction; Sutton Jett, Regional Director, Region VI. Ben Thompson, Assistant Director, was not present when picture was taken.

Organizational Chart


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