|George Washington Carver National Monument is pleased to announce that George Washington Carver Birthplace Association (CBA) has selected Krista L. Stark as their new director and development specialist.
A graduate of Missouri Southern State University with a B.A. in speech communication and an emphasis in public relations and intercultural communications, Stark has worked in both paid and volunteer capacities for several community non-profits, including The Clean Air Project, Girl Scouts, PTO, and the MSSU Alumni Association.
"Krista's diverse background makes her an asset to the National Park Service, and our long time partner, the Carver Birthplace Association, said James Heaney, Carver superintendent. "We are looking forward to working together to form a shared vision, meet mutual goals, and further enhance the visitor experience at the George Washington Carver National Monument."
The George Washington Carver Birthplace Association is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization that exists to support the educational and scientific programs of George Washington Carver National Monument. For more information on how you can make a difference by joining, please contact Business Manager Pauline Charles at (417) 325-4151.
The national monument preserves the birthplace and childhood home of George Washington Carver. The park is located two miles west of Diamond on Hwy V, then south ½ mile on Carver Road. Visiting hours are daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.