Missy Morrison

Chief, Recreation Programs Branch (Acting) at National Park Service

Missy Morrison is a Program Manager within the National Park Service’s State and Local Assistance Division that oversees the Land and Water Conservation Fund Program, and the Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program, which provide outdoor recreation access and infrastructure to communities. Missy is a Philadelphia native and a graduate of Temple University and later of Rutgers University Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. She started her career in university and private sector planning and engineering firms as an archaeologist, and after grad school worked in local government, planning and executing major planning and funding initiatives for the states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. In NPS’s State and Local Assistance Division, Missy leads an incredibly resilient team of managers and staff working to restructure and rebuild the LWCF and ORLP Programs so that they function true to purpose and mission, serving State partners and local communities across the country. She especially enjoys engaging state partners, organizations and stakeholders in these efforts, opening up channels of communication and strengthening partnerships to help the NPS move these unique programs in new directions.


Federal Funding Opportunities for Parks: Green Space, Recreation, Trails, and Resiliency

Monday, June 24
2:15 PM - 5:00 PM