The new superintendent of the Minneapolis Park system is preparing to assume her new responsibilities in November. Jayne Miller was selected by the Minneapolis Park Board as its new leader earlier this week.
She'll oversee one of the largest park systems in the country with 182 park properties, including nearly 50 recreation centers.
Previously Miller had been Executive Director of the Huron-Clinton Metropolitan agency of five-county, 13-park agency that includes Detroit.
She joined All Things Considered host Tom Crann by phone from Ann Arbor, Mich.