Pat, a Michigan native, graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science degree. She came to Washington state with her family in 1987. They have enjoyed a home in the Leavenworth area for 33 years. Year-round outdoor recreation has always been a priority, including Alpine and Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, biking, hiking, stand-up-paddle boarding, tennis and golf, with the recent addition of pickleball. Pat is an avid reader and an occasional quilter. Volunteering to protect quality of life in rural neighborhoods is her highest priority. Pat is also committed to the preservation of our adjacent wilderness environments.