Patty has been the Public Health Director for the city of Bangor since 2014. Prior to that time she was director of Public Health Nursing and responsible for several divisions in the health department. Patty participates regularly in many boards and volunteer efforts. Currently she is a Trustee of the Bangor Water District, chair of the Community Health Leadership Board, comprised of healthcare, social service, municipal and public health leaders, as well as co-chair of Bangor’s Livable Age Friendly Community Committee. She is a University of Maine Center on Aging community associate and a Hanley health leadership graduate.