Danny, originally from Frostburg, Maryland, worked as a seasonal ranger with Ranger Rita Knox in Cumberland for four years before joining the park as a full-time Volunteer Coordinator. Danny has a bachelor’s degree in history, a Master of Education degree, and a Master of Business Administration degree. His interests include American social history, higher education administration, and public service programs. He has been in the Volunteer Coordinator position for the park since December of 2007. He can be contacted in his office at 301-714-2218 or by email.
Emily grew up in New Orleans and graduated from Texas A&M University at Galveston. Currently she is working on a master’s degree in Recreation & Parks Management from Frostburg State University. She worked three years as a seasonal for the C&O in Williamsport and Hancock before joining the Division of Interpretation, Education & Partnerships. Emily enjoys kayaking, camping, traveling, and playing ultimate frisbee. Emily is a Volunteer Coordinator for the park. She can be reached at 301-491-7309 or by email.
Geordie Newman graduated from Gettysburg College in 1997 with a BA in Philosophy and a minor in Environmental Studies. He worked for the Chesapeake Wildlife Heritage for 14 years doing habitat restoration for wildlife. Geordie earned a Masters of Environmental Science and Policy from Johns Hopkins University’s Krieger School of Arts and Sciences while working for CWH. He recently joined the C&O Canal NHP as the Volunteer Coordinator for the Palisades District. He can be reached at 301-491-1165 or via email.
Danielle, a Connecticut native, graduated from Central Connecticut State University with a master’s degree in Public History along with a BA in History from Bridgewater State College in Massachusetts. While finishing grad school, Danielle joined SCA/AmeriCorps in Manassas, VA as part of the Civil War 150th Interpretive Media Team doing social media, historical research, writing, and photography for the National Park Service’s commemoration of the Civil War. Danielle has an interest in American History and enjoys visiting museums, national park sites, and volunteering with non-profit historical organizations. Danielle became an SCA/AmeriCorps intern in July and will be assisting the park in volunteer coordination, partnerships, and social media projects. She can be contacted by phone 301-745-5810 or email.