May 14, 2019: Pat Arp announced on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, that she plans to retire soon as the Chief of Staff at the Wyoming Governor’s Office. Her final day on the job is not set yet, but she plans to retire about the same time as her husband. Last month, in April, 2019, her husband, Judge Randal Arp, announced that he plans to retire in July, 2019. Arp was previously the co-chairman of Gov. Mark Gordon’s transition team, and she was previously the Deputy at the State Treasurer’s Office. Arp also worked as the Deputy Secretary of State for twenty years, having worked during the terms of former Secretaries of State Max Maxfield, Joseph B. Meyer and Diana J. Ohman. From 1991 to 1994, Arp was the Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction at the Wyoming Department of Education. She also previously worked as a high school biology, chemistry and physics Teacher, as a Child Protection Social Worker, and as a Juvenile Probation Officer in Northeast Wyoming. She was also the Northeast Administrator at the Department of Family Services. Arp received a doctorate degree from the University of Wyoming’s Department of Education.