Patricia is a co-founder of South Central Scholars and Noonan Scholars. In this role, she has supported both organizations through fundraising, strategy, and program implementation. She is a member of the Everychild Foundation and a former board member of St. Mary’s Academy and Verbum Dei High School in Los Angeles. Patricia is a nurse and works with her husband Jim in their private orthopedic surgery practice. Along with her nursing degree, Patricia holds a degree in Philosophy.