Patty Bubar is the Deputy Director of the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection and is currently serving as the Acting Director of the Department.  Ms. Bubar has been with Montgomery County for 2 years.  Prior to that, she served in the Federal Government for 38 years.  During that part of her career, she worked for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Energy and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, working on energy and environmental policy issues, while managing programs.