da Silva Named Program Manager

Jan da Silva

New Bedford, MA –  Park Superintendent Jennifer Smith has selected Jan da Silva as the new program manager visitor experience and resource stewardship.

The program manager is a new position for the park combining visitor experience/community engagement and resource stewardship. da Silva will serve as member of the park’s leadership team.

She worked in the social service sector and as a consultant for local non-profits before joining the National Park Service in 2008. She volunteers her personal time for many local organizations and serves as chair of the New Bedford Community Preservation Committee.