Pat joined the University in 1996, working for the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations in the Development office. She worked on the presidential inaugurations in 1999 and 2001. Her current job responsibilities include assisting three development officers. She has been on the University's Charitable Campaign (formerly United Way) Executive Committee for seven years. She was the chair of the Outstanding Staff Award Committee for CWA members in 2004 and won the award in 2001. Her hobbies and interests include traveling, reading, jazz and flying with her husband in their small plane.