Diana B. Allen
Chief, Healthy Parks Healthy People
National Park Service
Diana serves as Chief, US National Park Service – Healthy Parks Healthy People to strengthen society’s recognition and reliance on the role of parks in contributing to the health of people, health of ecosystems, and sustainability of the planet. Diana has 20+ years of experience in the public and private sectors to create health promoting conservation and recreation programs, events, and policies, with lasting impact throughout the United States and the World. As a catalyst, convener, and adaptive leader, she has focused most of her career on efforts resulting in new prototypes for promoting the health of people and the planet- from river conservation, water quality, wildlife habitat, parks, and recreational trails, and coalition building at local, national, and international levels.