Pat has an extensive family history in the fire service. He joined the Los Angeles City Fire Department (LAFD) in 1971 and retired after thirty-five (35) years of service. Pat was elected to the Board of Directors in 1986. He has held the offices of Board Chair and 1st Vice Chair. In 2013, Pat was honored by the National Coalition of Firefighter Credit Unions as their Volunteer of the Year. Pat received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State University of Northridge. He has continued his education by attending numerous educational conferences and training seminars geared to educate credit union volunteers on how to lead a financial organization in a safe and sound manner. In 2020 Pat transitioned from the Board to the Credit Union’s Supervisory Committee where he will conducted various audits and examinations. Pat and his wife, Marsha, live in Tehachapi, CA.