Connie Patterson, Communications Director
Connie Patterson

Connie Patterson rejoined the Missouri Department of Natural Resources as the Director of Communications in May 2017. 

Before rejoining the department, Connie served as Project Specialist for the Environmental Improvement and Energy Resources Authority (EIERA) from 2014 to 2017. Prior to her time with EIERA, Connie worked for the department for 18 years, including 10 years as Communications Director. She has experience in public, private and nonprofit communications, marketing and advertising in the fields of natural resources, health care and finance. Connie has a Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Missouri - Columbia.