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  • Contact Park Partners
    a Member Members Only Federal Actions Park Partners Resource Guide Contact Park Partners 2014 and Beyond About NPHA Contact Park Partners NPHA Mailing Address NPHA 1200 G Street N W Suite 650 Washington D C 20005 Telephone Facsimile Phone 202 682 9530 FAX 202 682 9529 E mail Addresses For general questions about NPHA info nphassn org Online Contact Name Email Phone Subject Message National Park Hospitality Association 1200 G

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  • Beyond2014
    Fall Meeting 2014 Annual Meeting News Releases Become a Member Members Only Federal Actions Park Partners Resource Guide Contact Park Partners 2014 and Beyond Strategic Plan Memo About NPHA 2014 and Beyond NPHA is developing a Strategic Plan for the organization and broader national park concessions industry More information on this plan can be found here National Park Hospitality Association 1200 G Street N W Suite 650 Washington D C

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  • National Park Hospitality Association - Association Main Page
    our nation s history such as Theodore Roosevelt whose legacy is carved in stone our national park system is a model envied by all and copied by many Early park supporters such as Stephen Mather first Director of the National Park Service NPS and Horace Albright a crusader for the establishment of a national park bureau emphasized the value of parks as sources of awe inspiring wonder for those who visit and stand before nature s treasures Mather and Albright were convinced that visitors must be attracted and accommodated if the parks were to flourish To accomplish this they concluded that automobiles should be allowed throughout the park system hotels should be provided by private operators and educational activities should be encouraged to share the magic and mysteries of these places While it is imperative that the parks be preserved for future generations Mather and Albright rightly foresaw that the land could and should be responsibly used to accommodate and serve visitors From its establishment the NPS has been challenged to follow Mather s and Albright s lead Conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wildlife therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations Parks Should be Accessible to Everyone Members of the National Park Hospitality Association are committed to preserving access to all National Parks for all people Not everybody can don a backpack and trek across the wilderness But with responsible management of the parks and services provided in them everyone can come and experience the wonder and joy of these wild places From the mysterious enigmas of ancestral Pueblans to the powerful serenity of national battlefields to the geologic wonders of Yellowstone s

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  • Privacy Policy
    Park NPHA Board and Officers Find a Concessioner 2016 Annual Meeting 2015 Fall Meeting 2015 Annual Meeting 2014 Fall Meeting 2014 Annual Meeting News Releases Become a Member Members Only Federal Actions Park Partners Resource Guide Contact Park Partners 2014 and Beyond About NPHA Privacy Policy Access to Personally Identifiable Information When we require specific information from you or when you provide us with any personal or contact information such information collected will be secured by our organization and protected from access by unauthorized individuals outside of NPHA We may share your information both personally identifiable and aggregate data with specific members of our internal staff as needed Such individuals may communicate with you on behalf of NPHA as needed Resale or Disclosure of Information to Third Parties NPHA does not sell rent loan trade or lease any personal data or information collected from our site to third parties Information Collected from Our Website Routine analysis of our Web site logs and site statistical data is performed for site maintenance purposes Our Web site logs are not personally identifiable and we make no attempt to link them with the individuals that actually browse the site For More Information If you

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  • Terms of Use
    our site NPHA does not guarantee that access to this site will be uninterrupted that this site will be free of viruses or that this site cannot be tampered with by third parties NPHA does not guarantee that information sent to this site will not be obtained reviewed or tampered with by third parties This site and the information on this site are provided as is with no warranties of any kind whatsoever either express or implied including but not limited to any warranties of title or accuracy or any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose Use of this Site and the Information is at the User s Sole Risk In no event will NPHA be liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or related to this site any site operated by a third party or any information contained in this site or any other site including but not limited to direct indirect incidental special consequential or punitive damages whether under a contract tort or any other theory of liability even if NPHA is aware of the possibility of such damages Links to Third Party Web Sites Any links to third party web sites are not under the control of NPHA and NPHA is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site NPHA may provide such third party links only as a convenience and the inclusion of a link does not imply endorsement of the linked site by NPHA Transmitted Material Through the Internet Transmissions are never completely private or secure By visiting our site you understand and accept that any message or information you send to this site may be read of intercepted by others unless there is a special notice that a particular message

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  • Commemorative Coin Designs
    silver coin and 5 for each half dollar clad coin which are authorized to be paid to the NPF The funds are to be used for projects that help preserve and protect resources under the stewardship of the NPS and promote public enjoyment and appreciation of these resources When fully realized the potential impact derived from the commemorative coin sales will be tremendous said Shafroth The funds will improve trails introduce more young people to the parks and connect our citizens to the history and culture of our nation The gold coin obverse heads side features John Muir and Theodore Roosevelt with Yosemite National Park s Half Dome in the background Inscriptions are LIBERTY 2016 and IN GOD WE TRUST United States Mint Sculptor Engraver Don Everhart designed and sculpted the obverse The gold coin reverse tails side features the NPS logo with the inscriptions UNITED STATES OF AMERICA E PLURIBUS UNUM and 5 Everhart also designed and sculpted the reverse The silver coin obverse features Yellowstone National Park s Old Faithful geyser and a bison with the inscriptions LIBERTY NATIONAL PARK SERVICE CENTENNIAL IN GOD WE TRUST and 1916 2016 United States Mint Sculptor Engraver Joseph Menna designed and sculpted the obverse The silver coin reverse depicts a Latina Folklórico dancer and the NPS logo representing the multi faceted cultural experience found in America s national parks Inscriptions are UNITED STATES OF AMERICA E PLURIBUS UNUM 1 HERITAGE CULTURE and PRIDE The reverse was designed by Artistic Infusion Program AIP artist Chris Costello and sculpted by United States Mint Sculptor Engraver Jim Licaretz The clad half dollar obverse features a hiker discovering the majesty of the wilderness and a small child discovering a frog hiding in ferns celebrating the diversity and breadth of the NPS Inscriptions are LIBERTY 2016 IN GOD WE TRUST 1916 and NATIONAL PARK SERVICE The reverse was designed by AIP artist Barbara Fox and will be sculpted by United States Mint Sculptor Engraver Michael Gaudioso The clad half dollar reverse features the NPS logo with the inscriptions UNITED STATES OF AMERICA E PLURIBUS UNUM HALF DOLLAR STEWARDSHIP and RECREATION The reverse was designed by AIP artist Thomas Hipschen and sculpted by United States Mint Sculptor Engraver Charles L Vickers The Centennial commemorative coin serves as a lasting tribute to 100 years of the National Park Service America s Best Idea said Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell Whether these coins are kept in a safe place at home or given as a gift to the next generation they serve as a lasting reminder that our nation is blessed with unique natural cultural and historical treasures Proceeds from these coins will ensure that our nation s rich stories and spectacular natural places will thrive in their second century and beyond The United States Mint will announce the coins release date and additional pricing information prior to their release in 2016 The commemorative coin is one of many incredible ways to celebrate the 2016 centennial Find out

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  • Centennial Coins
    Members Only Federal Actions Park Partners Resource Guide Contact Park Partners 2014 and Beyond About NPHA Centennial Coins Gold Obverse Designer Don Everhart Engraver Don Everhart Description features John Muir and Theodore Roosevelt with Yosemite National Park s Half Dome in the background Inscriptions are LIBERTY 2016 and IN GOD WE TRUST Gold Reverse Designer Don Everhart Engraver Don Everhart Description features the National Park Service logo Inscriptions are UNITED STATES OF AMERICA E PLURIBUS UNUM and 5 Line Art Obverse Hi Res Image Reverse Hi Res Image Silver Obverse Designer Joseph Menna Engraver Joseph Menna Description features Yellowstone National Park s Old Faithful geyser and a bison Inscriptions are LIBERTY NATIONAL PARK SERVICE CENTENNIAL IN GOD WE TRUST 1916 and 2016 Silver Reverse Designer Chris Costello Engraver Jim Licaretz Description depicts a Latina Folklórico dancer and the National Park Service logo representing the multi faceted cultural experience found in America s national parks Inscriptions are UNITED STATES OF AMERICA E PLURIBUS UNUM 1 HERITAGE CULTURE and PRIDE Line Art Obverse Hi Res Image Reverse Hi Res Image Clad Obverse Designer Barbara Fox Engraver Michael Gaudioso Description features a hiker discovering the majesty of the wilderness and a small child

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  • The October session moderated by NPS Director Jon Jarvis and featuring top experts in tourism marketing can be seen at http new livestream com usinterior events 3466566 The deadline for hotel reservations is February 26 the final day for meeting registration without a late fee is March 13 More information and registration materials are available at http parkpartners org 2015 Annual Meeting html Return to top FEBRUARY 2015 NPHA BOARD MEETING REPORT Members of the National Park Hospitality Association Board of Directors met by telephone February 12 2015 The NPHA Board approved a 2015 dues structure and budget designed to allow the association to respond to both new Congressional interest in the National Park Service NPS Concessions Program and the NPS Centennial efforts The board learned that the President s FY2016 Budget included proposals for significant boosts in NPS operating and construction budgets as well as provisions designed to leverage appropriated funding through expansion of the Centennial Challenge program The Every Kid in a Park initiative see related story was discussed as an opportunity for concessioner partnerships with parks schools and families The board also discussed plans for a constructive dialogue with the new Commercial Services Chief during a session of the March 2015 meeting including the development of a list of topics for that session The board also discussed the NPS financial operations review underway by the U S General Accountability Office GAO at the request of Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chair Lisa Murkowski R AK The GAO study is expected to yield preliminary results in the late summer early fall although some recommendations may be offered at an earlier date NPHA members will meet with the GAO team during the March meeting as well as with the Chairman and other members of the U S House of Representative Committee on Natural Resources Federal Lands Subcommittee Also at the meeting members will hear from the Interior Subcommittee of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Chairman MacRae has invited NPHA s Executive Committee to join him and NPHA staff in developing a presentation on the importance of concessioner provided park visitor services the long and successful history of concessioners in parks and the improvements in legislation and policies which would permit concessioners to serve visitors better The board reviewed the presentation prepared by staff in early 2009 and available at https www youtube com watch v J2yYNvDc cE feature youtu be The board identified key topics for focus including improvements in the quality of prospectuses prospectuses which offer better potential for profitability easier changes in services including expansion of services mid contract support for adoption of contemporary hospitality industry practices in parks changes in allowable concessions contract length and overall accountability and transparency for the concessions program NPHA staff will also work with members to better coordinate involvement of additional NPHA member resources including Washington representatives and corporate communications staff Chairman MacRae reported on the National Parks

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