NDACo Staff

NDACo Staff at the "Bismarck Alley Art" project, 5th Street downtown Bismarck, summer 2017.
ND Counties mural by Paul Noot.
In the profiles below, each staff member shows their connection to one or more North Dakota Counties. Get to know us!

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Patrick Engelhart
CEG Safety Specialist
Patrick has been involved in safety training and inspection in private industry for most of his career. He has also worked for the State of North Dakota and served in the U.S. Army from 1994 to 2001. Patrick holds certifications as a Construction Health and Safety Technician, Associate Safety Professional and Certified Safety Professional. Born in Bismarck, he moved to Minnesota after his Army career, and is happy to be back "home." When he's not making everyone safe at work, he and his family love to travel, particularly to our nation's wonderful National Parks.