Coordinator the Mississippi Field Office with National Park Service
Elizabeth (Liz) Smith-Incer coordinates the Mississippi Field Office of the Rivers, Trails & Conservation Assistance Program (RTCA) of the National Park Service. In her work with RTCA, Ms. Smith-Incer contributes expertise in facilitation, public outreach and resource assessment to help achieve community-identified goals with local partners throughout the US and Puerto Rico.
After receiving her bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida, she relocated to Washington, DC to work at the United States Department of State, serving in the Office of International Environmental, Oceans & Scientific Affairs and the Office of Inter-American Affairs. From 1994 to 1998, Ms. Smith-Incer served as a US Peace Corps Volunteer working on environmental education and forestry issues in Nicaragua. After returning from Central America, Ms. Smith-Incer attended the University of Arizona where she earned a master’s degree of Public Administration with a concentration in Renewable Natural Resources.