Parks Conservancy's VP of Visitor Programs and Services receives national award


Nicki Phelps stands on Alcatraz Island with a view of San Francisco behind her.

Nicki Phelps has been a consistently positive, innovative and influential force in the partnership efforts of the National Park Service and cooperating associations for over three decades. Not only did her award-winning work at the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy inspire and motivate others, but she has been a highly respected and engaging leader, speaker, trainer, panelist, advisor, mentor and volunteer for the larger network of cooperating associations through the Public Lands Alliance and in other forums. Her contributions are immense and lasting and full of her amazing enthusiasm and energy.


National Park Service


August 24, 2023