Young & New Professionals | Be the Change

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Be the Change: Culture Leadership and Self-Reflection

Working in the legislature can be intense with long hours, looming deadlines and competing priorities. Patrick Sullivan, director of Montana's State Professional Development Center, is an expert on how to prevent this hectic environment from leading to a siloed team. Whether you are a new or veteran staffer, join us for this webinar to learn more about the context of the inward mindset as it applies to workplace culture and how you can have an impact on the effectiveness of your team.

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Photo of patrick edgarPatrick Sullivan, director, Montana State Professional Development Center: Sullivan received his B.A. in history/political science and master of public administration degrees from the University of Montana, a master of divinity degree from the Franciscan School of Theology in Berkeley, Calif., and his doctor of public administration from the University of Southern California. He has worked for a variety of agencies including the Department of the Navy, the Veterans Administration, and Dawson Community College in eastern Montana. He also taught at the University of Montana. Sullivan operated his own consulting firm for more than 20 years, providing services to state agencies and local governments throughout the Northwest. He was most recently the director of the Master of Public Administration program and an associate professor at Southern Arkansas University.