Yesterday the Mono County Board of Directors appointed Marcella A. Rose as director of Mono County Outdoor Recreation. The Outdoor Recreation Manager organizes public space recreation efforts between Mono County and state land management agencies, including Inyo National Forest, Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest and Bureau of Land Management, as well as other state and local governmental and non-governmental organizations.
The role focuses on the sustainability of our local resources, the quality of the visitor experience and the quality of life of local residents. Ms. Rose most recently served as a Staff Services Analyst for Mono County Behavioral Health.
The goal of the Outdoor Recreation Manager position is to facilitate, accelerate and enable
Efficient and productive interagency relationships for short, medium and long term planning
and implementation of projects, programs and activities related to recreation on public land and
resource protection. Mono County created this spot in 2020.
“MS. Rose’s education in geography and her experience and volunteer efforts with the government
Agencies will be an exceptional asset to the team,” said Bob Gardner, Mono chairman
district board of directors. “She is very familiar with the area and passionate about it
about the Eastern Sierra landscape and community education.”
Ms. Rose holds a bachelor’s degree in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) from California State University, Northridge (CSU Northridge) with a focus on mapping and physical geography, and a master’s degree in geography with a focus on field and research methods.
During her time at CSU Northridge, Ms. Rose spent time collaborating with local research centers in the Eastern Sierra, working on projects such as McGee Creek channel geometry mapping, Bristlecone tree line surveys, and Mammoth Creek water quality surveys. In her free time is woman
Rose enjoys hiking with her husband Sean and their dog Trixie, kayaking and backpacking.
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