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Stephen Gehrett: East Bay Park District Parkland Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Gehrett, Stephen
Interviewer(s):
Farrell, Shanna
Title:
Stephen Gehrett: East Bay Park District Parkland Oral History Project
Abstract:
Stephen Gehrett is a longtime East Bay Regional Park District employee who worked in several roles throughout his career. In this interview, he discusses his early life, his family and their history, his education, getting hired by the EBRPD in 1974, working on the roads and trails crew, memorable sites and projects, involvement with the union, becoming a supervisor, raising a family, the apprenticeship program, becoming a manager, retiring, and reflections on the meaning of his career.
Subject area(s):
Natural Resources, Agriculture, and the Environment
Interview date(s):
2018
Project:
East Bay Regional Park District
Rights:
Stephen Gehrett, “Stephen Gehrett: East Bay Park District Parkland Oral History Project” conducted by Shanna Farrell in 2018, Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2017.