Patricia has been attending Oak Park Festival Theatre productions since the 1980’s and joined the board in 2016. She has worked in nonprofits almost her entire life starting with political campaigns and organizations in the 70’s and switching to higher education in the 80’s. She spent 23 years working with adults returning to college at Loyola University Chicago and since 2006 has continued doing so at North Park University. Along with her husband and daughter she attends theater throughout the Chicago metro area and looks forward to their yearly trip to the Stratford Festival in Canada. She earned three degrees from Loyola – a BA in Political Science, an MA in English, and an MA in Spirituality.