Data and Decision Making

This previously recorded one-hour webinar will introduce participants to best practices in identifying data sources, creating data, and using data for management decision-making.





This webinar will include a discussion on how to use the NASPD Information Exchange (AIX) database, as well as a review of how very detailed asset management is used by the National Park Service to drive decisions. 

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Live webinar participants also discuss what data sources are used by state parks, what data sources state park agencies would like to have, and what key performance indicators (KPI) might be used by state park agencies.

About the Presenters

Domenic Bravo is the Administrator for Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites & Trails. Domenic received his bachelor’s degree in Natural Resource Management from Colorado State University. He later earned his master’s degree in Park and Resource Management while working as a park ranger in Nevada. Domenic’s experience includes working as a law enforcement ranger, and as a result, he has extensive training in law enforcement, EMS, and rescue.

Tim Harvey is currently a consultant for Facility Life Cycle Concepts, where he provides advice on constructed asset portfolio management with an emphasis on the public sector. Before beginning in his present position, Tim retired from the National Park Service as Chief of the Park Facility Management Division. In recognition of his work in this role, he received the Department of the Interior Meritorious Service Award.

Webcast Format

This webcast was conducted through online conferencing software and captured for future viewing. This webcast includes a digital recording of the presentation.

Course Completion

To be awarded an electronic certificate of completion for attending or viewing this webcast, you must successfully complete a brief assessment to demonstrate your understanding of key course concepts.

Be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of data management and data decision-making practices.
  • Understand how the NASPD AIX can be used for data comparisons and data-based decision-making.
  • Explain how the NPS has used data to drive asset management decisions.
  • Identify how state park agencies use or wish to use data.

Aired: 6 July 2016

Sponsored by

This professional development webinar series was brought to you by Indiana University’s Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands and the National Association of State Park Directors.


First course taken Review by William
I gave it three stars I have nothing to compare it to. (Posted on 5/6/2020)
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I enjoyed this course because my goal is to have a career in management. I am not for sure what specific area but this helped me get a good eyesight on it firsthand (Posted on 4/28/2020)
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Most of the webinar was difficult or too low to hear. (Posted on 9/30/2018)

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