Lisa Mangat, Director

Lisa Mangat, Director, California State Parks

Lisa Mangat was named Director for the California Department of Parks and Recreation on April 30, 2015 after serving as Acting Director since July 3, 2014. Lisa previously served as the Special Assistant to the Director of State Parks since October 2013. Lisa's broad state government experience will be a benefit as the Department moves forward and continues to work with various partners.

Prior to coming to Parks, Lisa was a Program Budget Manager at the Department of Finance. She also has served as a Senior Fiscal and Policy Analyst at the Legislative Analyst's Office and a Principal Consultant for the California Legislature.

Lisa Mangat, Acting Director, California State Parks