Jefferson Barstad – Park Ranger
Jefferson joined the District in 2017 as a Park Services Officer. Jefferson graduated from Cal State Northridge with a degree in Recreation & Tourism Management. He interned for Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area as an interpretive education leader for their “Every Kid in a Park” interpretive program. He spent 4 years as trip leader and Office Rental Manager for CSUN adventure while going through school and has extensive experience in leading interpretive programs, outdoor recreation activities and recreation educational programs. Jefferson obtained his Water Treatment Operator Grate T-2 license from SWRCB in 2018 and received his Inland Boat Operator (IBO) license from Division of Boating and Waterways in 2019.