Patricia M. Baumgart has worked for Missoula County since 1978, serving as Director of Human Resources since 2011. Patty was recently appointed Collective Bargaining Representative for the Board of County Commissioners and is responsible for labor relations with ten different bargaining units. She has been a member of both the Big Sky Chapter and National SHRM (Society for Human Resources Management) since 1990 and a member of the ORI board since 1992. She previously served on the board of Missoula's chapter of Literacy Volunteers of America and volunteered for years with Missoula's first Critical Incident Stress Debriefing team. Patty is a native Montanan and a political science and public administration graduate of the University of Montana.