Ms. Beth Parker SENIOR STAFF ASSISTANT, CSPAR Biography Beth Parker worked as an international missionary for 13 years. She attended missionary school in Oklahoma and later attended language school in Costa Rica. She has worked in seven different nations from May of 1997 until February of 2010 and is fluent in Spanish. In July of 2010, Beth joined The University of Alabama in Huntsville as a secretary in The Department of Mathematical Sciences. After working in the department for two years she was promoted to Staff Assistant. Beth joined CSPAR/SPA in August 2015 as the Staff Assistant in the Space Science Department. In 2019, she was promoted to Senior Staff Assistant.