Laura Hendrickson, Deputy Director, Missouri State Parks
Laura Hendrickson
Deputy Director

Laura Hendrickson was named Deputy Director of Operations for the department's Missouri State Parks, effective Oct. 16, 2021. She oversees the Business Services Program, MSP Regional Offices and Visitor Services Program.

Laura has 25 years of Missouri state park experience. She served as Director of the Missouri State Parks Ozarks Region for eight years, where she managed 25 state parks and historic sites, eight concession operations and the South Construction unit. During her career with state parks, she also served as a Park Superintendent for 17 years at Prairie, Capital Complex, Pomme de Terre and the South Central Management unit.

  • Business Services Program
  • MSP Regional Offices
  • Visitor Services Program