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Baucus, Tatarka appointed to Human Rights Commission

Friday, May 18, 2018  
Posted by: Joe Menden
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Gov. Steve Bullock on Tuesday appointed two Montana lawyers to the state Human Rights Commission. 

Stephanie Baucus of Billings is general counsel and vice president for government and public affairs for Perennial Strategy Group. She previously worked as an associate director at the U.S. Department of Justice, where she worked on a number of key federal policy issues, including civil rights, immigration, juvenile justice, human trafficking, and federal diversity initiatives. Her husband, Zeno Baucus, is an attorney with the U.S. Attorney's Office in Billings. 

Tim Tatarka of Billings is an assistant U.S. attorney with the United States Attorney’s Office. A 2010 graduate of the Stanford University Law School, he previously was a senior associate at Wilmer Hale in Palo Alto, Calif. 

Baucus and Tatarka replace Christopher Pope and Theresa Doty who both resigned.

The five-member Human Rights Commission judges complaints of alleged discrimination.