802 W. Bannock Street, Ste 1001-3
Boise, Idaho 83702
Tel: (208) 344-9514
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Patrick J. Sullivan is a partner in the governmental affairs firm of SULLIVAN & REBERGER. He founded one of Idaho's leading governmental affairs firms, Sullivan & Associates, in November 1991. The firm grew with the addition of partner Phil Reberger in 2003 and is a well-respected leading lobbying firm in Idaho.
Active in the Idaho and Washington, DC, legislative arenas for over 30 years, Sullivan began his 12-year career with United States Sen. James A. McClure (Idaho) in 1980, serving as a Professional Staff Member on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Mr. Sullivan served as a key advisor on legislative and political strategies for Sen. McClure as his State Director. Early in his career, Mr. Sullivan served as an intern on the House Interior and Insular Affairs committee in Washington and on the staff of Minnesota Congressman Tom Hagedorn.
A number of successful political campaigns in Idaho and other Western states have used Mr. Sullivan's experience. Mr. Sullivan has counseled the campaigns of Idaho Sen. Larry Craig, Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo, Idaho Congressman Butch Otter, Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson, Idaho Gov. Dirk Kempthorne, Idaho Congressman Helen Chenoweth, Idaho Gov. Phil Batt, Idaho Sen. Steve Symms and Idaho Sen. Jim McClure.
He is a board member of the Governor's Cup Scholarship Fund; past president of the Boise State University Alumni Board of Directors; a former board director of the Boise State University Foundation; a former board director of the West Boise YMCA; a former board director of the Salvation Army; and a former board member of the National Kidney Foundation in Washington, D.C.
A native of Weiser, Idaho, Mr. Sullivan graduated from Ontario High School in Ontario, Oregon, and is a 1979 graduate of Boise State University where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. Mr. Sullivan began his legislative career in 1977 as the student lobbyist for Boise State University and the Idaho Students Association. He directed governmental affairs for the northwest regional law firm of Davis Wright Tremaine in 1991.