Nebraska Game and Parks names new chief for parks

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Jim Swenson has been named administrator of parks for the
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.

Swenson succeeds Roger Kuhn, who was promoted last month to assistant director
for development.

Swenson is a native of Oakland. He holds a bachelor's in natural resources and
wildlife management from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Swenson's full-time employment at Game and Parks began in 1986 as a park
superintendent at Enders Reservoir State Recreation Area. He transferred to
Eugene T. Mahoney State Park in 1992 and was promoted in 2000 to be the east
region parks manager.

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