Pat’s Involved

Aside from her career and work at Oaknoll Retirement Residence, Pat has always made time to be engaged in the broader community, serving on local and regional boards, and, along the way, has been recognized and honored by her peers.


Board Activities

Elder Services, Inc. Board of Directors                                               2017 – present

Mercy Hospital Foundation                                                                 2017 – present

Community Foundation of Johnson County, Board of Directors        2015 – present
Chair Grants Committee                                                                                    2017

Iowa City Community Schools Foundation Board of Directors          2013 – present
Chair                                                                                                  2016 – present
Technology Campaign Co-Chair                                                                        2012

United Way of Johnson and Washington Co., Board of Directors      2012 – present
Chair, Strategic Planning                                                                    2016 – present
Campaign Cabinet                                                                                    2010, 2011

Honoring Your Wishes, Board of Directors                                             2011 – 2016
A community wide advance care planning initiative
Chair                                                                                                                  2014

Riverside Theater, Board of Directors                                                   2010 – 2016
Chair                                                                                                                  2012

Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors                  2008 – 2012
Chair                                                                                                                   2011

LeadingAge Iowa, Board of Directors                                                     2002 – 2008
Membership, Chair                                                                                 2004 – 2006
CCRC Network, Chair                                                                            2007 – 2010

Iowa City Hospice, Board of Directors                                                    2003 – 2007
Strategic Planning, Chair                                                                        2004 – 2006

MidWestOne Bank Board of Directors                                                      since 2014

Rotary Club of Iowa City (noon)                                                                since 1996
Board of Directors                                                                                  2005 – 2008

Altrusa                                                                                                      since 1995
President                                                                                                            2008

Awards, Honors & Fellowships

Leadership Iowa                                                                              Class of 2011-12

Iowa Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
Quality First Recognition                                                          2008,2009,2010,2011

Corridor Business Journal Book of Lists                                                    2007-2011
Largest 2006 Commercial Construction Projects – George St Addition ($25 million)
Largest Women-Led Organizations in the Corridor
Corridor Retirement Communities 2007-2009 (#3 in the Corridor, #1 in Iowa City)

Corridor Business Journal Women of Influence Award                                       2009

Iowa Assoc. of Homes and Services for the Aging Frances Lackner Award.      2009
Recognition of outstanding contributions in the field of senior services

Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Award             2001
For pride in economic development that enhances the look of our community

Iowa Caregivers Association Cornerstone Award                                                2001
For support of direct care workers and the advancement of their profession
This award is by nomination from a direct care worker

Community Leadership Program                                                       Class of 1994-95
Health Care Services Session Leader                                                         2001-2009

UI Geriatric Education Fellowship Program                                                     1990-91