Michael Creasey currently serves as the Superintendent of Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park and the Executive Director of the Conservation Study Institute in Woodstock, Vermont. He has almost 30 years of experience in working for the National Park Service. The park and Institute act as a convener of practitioners to develop best practices on conservation, leadership and civic engagement. He served as Superintendent of Lowell National Historical Park in Massachusetts from 2005-2011. His work included building diverse partnerships throughout the City and engaging leaders to embrace a heritage based redevelopment model for this post-industrial gritty city. Creasey served as the acting Commissioner for the National Parks of New York Harbor, overseeing ten national parks within the metro region of New York City and New Jersey. For nearly a decade 1995-2005, Creasey served as the executive director of the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor, Rhode Island and Massachusetts, an innovative new type of national park that worked in complex partnership to revitalize one of the first polluted rivers in America. International conservation work has included working in China, Poland, Canada, Mexico, and England.