Patti Gartland, a lifelong resident of St. Cloud, is Sartell city administrator. As a result of her distinguished professional career, Gartland is a recognized leader in the region. She has been a tremendous asset to St. Cloud State, having served on the Alumni Association board, hosting interns while employed by St. Cloud and Sartell and further strengthening relationships between the University and St. Cloud while she served as St. Cloud planning director. Gartland continues support to the community through educational, advisory and human service organizations. She has received the Coalition of Greater MN Cities Excellence in Service Award and the St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce ATHENA Award.