Regional Park Superintendent with New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Joshua L. Osowski is a Regional Park Superintendent with the New Jersey State Park Service. Throughout his career in state government, Josh has done much to improve the parks he has worked at, and some of these include, implementing change management at Liberty State Park, being an advocate for public service, and increasing the use of collaboration to provide the services people need. He believes the best way to improve government is by professionalizing its workers and encouraging them to reach out to and work with the public they serve. Josh recently received a Ph.D. from Rutgers University - Newark, and his research interests include improving collaboration and governmental outcomes. He is the president of the New Jersey Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration. Josh is also an avid lover of the outdoors and has thru-hiked the entire 2,000-mile Appalachian Trail.