Tracy Swartout, a National Park Service veteran from South Carolina, was announced Tuesday as the new deputy superintendent at Mount Rainier National Park.
Swartout, currently the superintendent of Congaree National Park in South Carolina, will begin work at Mount Rainier on Sept. 2.
“Tracy offers an outstanding blend of management, leadership, business planning and interpersonal abilities that will greatly benefit Mount Rainier,” Mount Rainier superintendent Randy King said in a prepared statement. “I very much look forward to working with her.”
Swartout is from Columbia, S.C., has worked 12 years for the park service, including six years Congaree. She also …