Patty O'Toole

Fish and Wildlife Division Director

Patty became Director of the Council’s Fish and Wildlife Division in early 2020, just before the onset of the Covid 19 pandemic. She came to the Council in January of 2003. Her staff work focused on the development and implementation of the Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program. Patty enjoys working with the basin’s diverse fish and wildlife habitats and species, and all the people working to solve the challenges the region faces. Prior to joining the Council Patty worked for the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, Grant County Public Utility District and the Oregon State University Hatfield Marine Science Center.