Serving Ward 2
L. Patricia [Pat] Kite was elected to the USD Board of Directors in 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016 to represent the City of Newark. Her term expires in 2020. She currently serves as President on the Board.
Pat holds Wastewater credentials from Sacramento State University Office of Water Programs. Pat Kite earned a B.S. from University of California Medical Center, San Francisco, a Biology teaching credential from CSUEB, an M.S. in Communications from SJSU, and a J.D. from Northwestern California University School of Law.
In the 45 years Pat has lived in Newark, her Tri-City dedication has remained constant. She is a Newark Viola Blythe Volunteer of the Year. She currently volunteers at MedShare, Friends of Heirloom Flowers, Newark Police Deptartment, Optimists, California School for the Deaf, and Tri-City Ecology [40 years!]. She is a regular volunteer garden writer for the local Tri-City Voice newspaper and writes the newsletter for the OHS Wildlife Rehabilitation Center.
At Union Sanitary District, a multiple environmental award agency, Pat Kite currently serves on the Engineering and Information Technology and Personnel Committees, and is USD's representative to the California Special Districts Association.