Senate Unanimously Confirms Oregonian Chuck Sams as National Park Service Director after Wyden Takes to the Senate Floor

Washington, D.C. â€“ Tonight, the Senate unanimously approved the nomination of Chuck Sams as National Park Service Director after U.S. Senator Ron Wyden, D-Ore., went to the Senate floor and asked the Senate pass the nomination by unanimous consent. 

“Chuck Sams is the right nominee to lead the National Park Service as it addresses these challenges. I know Chuck. He is hardworking. He is committed,” Wyden said on the Senate’s action. “Chuck is a role model in the stewardship of American land and waters, wildlife and history. And now thanks to the Senate’s unanimous decision to confirm his nomination, Congress and park-goers will have someone steady and experienced to rely on in the years ahead.”

A web version of this release is here.