Patricia Pape, President

Patti Pape is a mother of five and a lifelong educator in Ventura County as a teacher and administrator. She is a LGBTQ+ advocate and an advocate for appropriate special education and cultural equality in education.

I have experienced mental health issues both personally and professionally and want to bring about changes in legislation, treatment and awareness of the great things that can happen in a community when we share our stories and get involved in reform.

Patti is a member of the club of Parents with Children Who Have Chosen Suicide and  a supporter of services for underserved populations as a board member of El Centrito Family Learning Centers and the Channel Islands Gulls.