Patricia holds a Master of Arts in Child and Youth Studies from Mount Saint Vincent University. She has a wide variety of experience working with children, youth and adults. In her early career, Patricia was an Early Childhood Educator. Now, she combines that experience with her many years of providing professional development to adult learners.
Patricia has been an invaluable member of Inclusion Nova Scotia since 2017, holding a variety of roles including Community Living Support Facilitator and Operations Manager. Most recently, she has accepted the role of Executive Director and leads a small but mighty team.
Inclusion is tremendously important to Patricia and she strives to provide a personal connection with each person she interacts with on a daily basis. She is passionate about community living and believes everyone should have the ability to choose how they live their life. She puts this passion into action through her work at Inclusion Nova Scotia and her involvement with the Club Inclusion.
Patricia grew up in Halifax and has raised her family here. Now residing in Spryfield, Patricia loves to kayak on the many nearby waterways and camps whenever the time permits.