Grand Teton National Park is getting a new superintendent. Intermountain Regional Director Sue Masica has announced that David Vela has been named superintendent of Grand Teton National Park; beginning his duties in about six weeks. Vela now serves as associate director for Workforce, Relevancy and Inclusion in the National Park Service’s Washington headquarters. He oversees NPS programs including Human Resources, Learning and Development, Equal Opportunity, Youth, and the Office of Relevancy, Diversity & Inclusion. Vela replaces Mary Gibson Scott who retired November 8th after serving as Grand Teton National Park’s superintendent for nine years. Vela and his wife, Melissa, have two children, Christina and Anthony, and four grandchildren.