Christina Marts is currently the Acting Director of the National Park Service Stewardship Insitute at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park in Woodstock, Vermont. The Insitute works nationally to support national parks and programs charged with the stewardship of some of America's greatest treasures. The Institute is a small team with a large network of NPS colleagues and partners who work collaboratively to support leadership development, program evaluation, and collaborative conservation.
Previous to accepting the acting position, Christina has served as the Deputy Superintendent of Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park in Woodstock, Vermont and Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, NH, and a team member of the NPS Stewardship Institute. Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP is dedicated to interpreting the history of conservation and demonstrating contemporary stewardship practices; and Saint-Gaudens NHS interprets the life and work of the sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens and the Cornish Arts Colony.
As a team member of the Stewardship Institute for over 20 years, she has worked with NPS parks, programs and partners in the areas of community engagement, collaborative leadership, and landscape stewardship. With a background in environmental resource management and landscape architecture, Christina started her career in various roles including Resource Manager and Outdoor Recreation Planner. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, beekeeping, and rambles with her husband and dog.