- Thursday | May 12, 2022
- 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Thursday, May 12, 2022
2:30 pm ET/11:30 am PT
With Guest Speaker:
Golden Spike National Historical Park | Brigham City, UT
We invite you to join us as Brandon Flint, Superintendent and Subject Matter Expert with NPS shares how Golden Spike National Historical Park is preserved, and how the first Transcontinental Railroad was built by thousands of workers from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds, including Chinese laborers who made significant contributions. This program will explore how the railroad was built, who built it, the impact it had on the people living in North America, and why the railroad’s history is still relevant today.
We are committed to providing equal access to this event for all participants. Persons with disabilities in need of an accommodation should contact [email protected] in the Office of Civil Rights to request an accommodation no later than May 9, 2022.
Brandon Flint is superintendent of Golden Spike National Historical Park in Utah which preserves and tells the story of the building of the world’s first transcontinental railroad and its impact on America. Prior to his position at Golden Spike NHP, Brandon served as the Chief of Administration and Business Services at Cape Cod National Seashore. In 2017 he completed the National Park Service Bevinetto Fellowship that included a year with the House of Representatives in the Natural Resources Committee staff, and a year with the National Park Service Office of Legislative Affairs in Washington, D.C. During his time in D.C, he also served as the Interagency Pass Program Manager with the National Recreation Fee Program. He has worked at Lassen Volcanic and Yosemite National Parks in California, Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park in Hawaii. Brandon has a bachelor’s degree in Parks and Recreation from Utah State University and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Baltimore in Maryland.
Brandon, who grew up in Utah, spends his free time enjoying Utah’s great outdoors gardening, skiing, camping, boating, and fishing.