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Kristen Brengel

National Parks Conservation Association
Sr. VP, Government Affairs
Washington, D.C.
Kristen Brengel is the senior vice president for government affairs with the National Parks Conservation Association. She has 20 years of experience working to ensure National Park Service laws and policies are upheld and implemented to best protect all national park units. Kristen leads NPCA staff on public land conservation, natural and cultural resource issues, and park funding. She co-led two successful legislative efforts to increase park funding—the Great American Outdoors Act and the National Park Service Centennial Act. She has worked establish new park units including Katahdin Woods and Waters and Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality. National Monuments. From recreation management to fighting damaging development, Kristen is passionate about conservation and historic preservation to ensure future generations can enjoy our parks.