Community Service Resume

Pat is a progressive leader in community, sports, business and civic organizations.  He has a history of founding, leading and growing business, community and civic groups.Served as a volunteer in each of the following organizations.

SELECTED BUSINESS/COMMUNITY/CIVIC SERVICE:

FAIRFAX COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, Springfield, VA                 1/08 – Present

Springfield District Supervisor

Elected to represent the Springfield District in first run for political office.  Won both the primary and the general election with 68% of the vote. Represent and serve the over 100,000 citizens in the Springfield District. A recognized leader on the Board of Supervisors.

As Supervisor, I represent Fairfax County on the following committees:

  • Northern Virginia Regional Commission

Inter-jurisdictional Committees

  • City of Fairfax
  • Fort Belvoir/BRAC Board of Advisors
  • Prince William Co.

Intra-governmental

  • Audit Committee
  • 50+ Committee (Chairman)
  • Economic Advisory Committee (Vice Chairman)

MWCOG Committees:

  • Board of Directors (Alternate)
  • Metropolitan Washington Air Quality Committee (Principal)
  • Metropolitan Development Policy Committee (Principal)
  • Transportation Planning Board (Alternate)

 

FAIRFAX COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, Vienna, VA                    1998 – 2006

Executive Committee

Board of Directors

Treasurer

Finance Committee

State and Local Government Affairs Committee, Chair

Transportation Choices, Founder and Former Chair

Government Contractors Council, Co-Founder and Steering Committee

Coalition to Keep Virginia’s Contractors Competitive, Founder and Chair

Selected Accomplishments:

  • After terms as Treasurer and on the Executive Committee, I was asked to launch an effort for the Government Contractors. Grew the Government Contractors Council to over one third of the Chambers’ membership and income.
  • Led the establishment of the Government Contractor Awards program. This annual event is attended by approximately 800 business leaders and is cosponsored by the Gov Con Council, Washington technology magazine and the Professional Services Council.
  • Led a successful effort to change the sales tax laws to change the way Virginia taxes government contractors that is different than all other states and has resulted in federal contracting work leaving Virginia.
  • Founded a committee called Transportation Choices to advocate for the mass transit and carpool benefits of the Beltway HOT lanes.
  • Co-drafter of the Transportation Compact in 1999. The Compact was the first time the business community signed on to a single transportation agenda.
  • Received the Chairman’s Award in 2003

NORTHERN VIRGINIA TECHNOLOGY COUNCIL, Herndon, VA              1992-1999

Board of Directors

CFO Forum Steering Committee – Founder and Former chair

Transportation/Telework Committee – Founder and Former chair

Selected Accomplishments:

  • Led the formation of the CFO (Chief Financial Officers) Forum to provide CFOs in the technology the opportunity to network, access venture capitalists and other financial sources, and to celebrate success in the technology industry.
  • Member of the team that founded the CFO Awards program recognizing outstanding CFOs and Financiers. Traveled to Maryland and DC in order to make this a regional awards program.
  • Founded the Transportation/Telework Committee and helped make Transportation a technology company issue. One of the first to advocate for Telework as a partial solution to our transportation problems. Worked in partnership with Maryland and DC based groups to push for the Techway.
  • Helped drive the first annual Greater Washington Conference on Telework and served on the first Steering Committee.
  • Receive the CFO of the Year Community Service Award (1998) and the Presidents Award (2003).

POTOMAC INLINE HOCKEY, Chantilly, VA                                                    2002 – 2007

Board of Directors

Treasurer

Coach, Potomac Mavericks U-14 Travel Team

Coach and Founder, Potomac Mavericks House Select Team

Coach, PIHI House Teams

Incorporated and co-founded Potomac Inline Hockey after a previous league failed financially, then served on its Board of Directors and as Treasurer for the first two years.  Have served as coach of inline teams at three levels some seasons.  In 2005, founded a House Select Team in order to give house level players the opportunity to reach travel level hockey.

RESTON RAIDERS ICE HOCKEY, Reston, VA                                            2005 – 2007

Coach and Assistant Coach, Ice Hockey (Bantams)

Stepped in to coach a spring ice hockey team because the league was short coaches for the season. Continued to serve as assistant coach for several spring and winter seasons.

LITTLE ROCKY RUN HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, Clifton, VA               2005 – 2007

Open Space Committee, Member

Actively assisting in an effort to complete and expand the trail system in a 3,000 home community.

 

WIN-WIN STRATEGIES FOUNDATION, Vienna, VA                                       2004 – 2005

Board of Directors

On the initial Board of Directors of this 501(c) 3 foundation whose goal is to advance education through technology and community building using peer to peer communities of practice.

 

LAKESHORE WOODS ASSOCIATION, Mineral, VA                         2005 – 2010

Board of Directors

Member of the Board of Directors of this homeowners’ association in Mineral, VA

 

ASHBURN ICE HOGS, Ashburn, VA                                                        2003 – 2007

Captain/Assistant Captain

Captain of this men’s ice hockey team.  Organize schedules, plan trips and manage funds.

 

OTHER BUSINESS/COMMUNITY/CIVIC SERVICE:

Kids for Kids – founded to raise funds at local schools for famine victims in Ethiopia

  • Treasurer

Southwestern Youth Association

  • Youth Soccer Coach
  • Youth Rugby Coach
  • Youth Basketball Assistant Coach

REGION (association of all Northern Virginia business organizations)

  • Treasurer
  • Founding Board of Directors

County of Fairfax

  • Washington Area Conference on Telework, Steering Committee, founding year
  • Information Technology Policy Advisory Committee

Western Suburbs Rugby Football Club

  • Captain
  • President
  • Coach

Professional Services Council

  • Board of Directors – current
  • Government Affairs Committee
  • Finance and Cash Flow Task Force

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

  • Member

Fairfax County Republican Committee

  • Member
  • Operations Chair, Springfield District 2006/2007

Northern Virginia Republican Business Forum

  • Member

Virginia Stars

  • Youth Inline Hockey Coach 2007- present

 

SELECTED RECOGNITION:

Northern Virginia Technology Council – President’s Award – 1997

Greater Washington Technology CFO of the Year Awards – Community Service Award – 1998

Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce – Chairman’s Award – 2003

Smart CEO Magazine – Top Chief Financial Officer – 2007

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