Although she is a fifth generation Californian, Patricia had attended schools in Texas, Maine, and Utah before returning to California to graduate from San Jose State University. She has taught elementary school for 32 years, and is currently teaching kindergarten. Patricia moved to Anaheim in 1968, and has been married for nearly 20 years. She enjoys doing family history research, gardening, reading, traveling, playing with her dogs, and listening to music. Patricia is also very involved with her church, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. From her Coro training, Patricia would like to learn how to best organize her neighborhood, motivate her neighbors to get involved with improving the community, and learn the fastest and most effective way to clean up her community.