The Goals of the Friends of Mammoth Cave National Park are:



1. to support memorable multi-cultural, multi-generational visitor experiences to Mammoth Cave National Park in partnership with surrounding communities;

2. to serve as an ambassador for Mammoth Cave National Park and the caveland region, promoting and enhancing understanding and appreciation of all facets of Mammoth Cave National Park and the surrounding International Biosphere Reserve;

3. to support and foster educational programs and research projects, including those that will improve students' competence in science and technology or encourage international cooperation; and

4. to support, create, and encourage healthy lifestyles through the fitness opportunities and recreational choices available at Mammoth Cave National Park and the surrounding region.



Current  Executive Director
Gayle Giesecke



Current Board of Directors


Henry T. Holman, Board Chairman
Brian Dale, Board Vice-Chairman
DelMarie Vaccaro, Secretary
David Peterson, Treasurer
LaJuana Wilcher
James Borden
Gary Ransdell
Dion Houchins
Nick Noble
Kay Gandy
Larry Cox

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