Bob McIntosh retired from the National Park Service after a 42-year career in which he held various park planning, policy and management positions in the Bureau of Outdoor Recreation, the Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service and the National Park Service. He served as the general superintendent of New York and New Jersey’s Gateway National Recreation Area from 1982 until 1990 and as an associate regional director in the Northeast Region until his retirement in 2011. Since retirement, Bob has consulted on the proposed Lone Star Coastal National Recreation Area in Texas, the new First State National Historical Park in Delaware and the new Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument in Maine. He joined the board of the Mongol Ecology Center in 2012 and continues to volunteer on park planning/capacity building efforts with 4 specially protected areas in north-central Mongolia and is a co-founder of the Mongolia based Rally for Rangers program. He formerly served on the board of Lowell’s Boat Shop in Amesbury MA and the New Bedford’s Whaling History Alliance. He currently serves as a member of the Essex National Heritage Area Commission and is president of the Allagash Wilderness Waterway Foundation in Maine.