I enlisted in Army in 1996 until 2009. In 2005 I was deployed to Iraq where I earned my eligibility to the VFW. I joined the VFW in 2009 as a Post Quartermaster until 2014. While Post Quartermaster The Post achieved All-State and All-American. I was the District Quartermaster from 2011- 2012. I held the honorable position as State Quartermaster from 2012- 2013, half 2013-2014. I was re-elected February 2015. On the National level I was appointed as a Vice Chairman of the Women's Veterans Committee 2010- 2011, I continued to serve on the committee until 2013. I am a Life member of VFW Post 6695 located in Plymouth, Michigan.
I am married and have four beautiful children. My husband Phil Patterson, daughters Bailey(24), Madelyn(19) and Emma(10) and my son Luke(5). Son in law Adam and 2 grandchildren Kaiden (4) and Ivy (2).
My Philosophy has always been one of team building and to that end I have established strong personal and working relationships with our comrades in all Districts. I enjoying talking with you all and helping you find the answers that you need to run your Post, District and County Councils. Don't ever hesitate to call on me to assist you.