For over 150 years, the Buchanan Area Chamber of Commerce has welcomed businesses, residents, and visitors to a community that is proud of its history and excited about its future. The Chamber is a catalyst for building a strong sense of community by sponsoring major events that bring people together. It encourages economic growth and industry innovation by providing its members with a variety of business resources.
The Buchanan Area Chamber of Commerce provides leadership in promoting the spirit of the community through increased communication and cooperation among businesses, organizations, and individuals in order to enhance the growth, prosperity, and quality of life in the area.
Patricia’s 22+ years in urban-rural education prepared her for her current role as Superintendent of Buchanan Community Schools. She has worked as a teacher, reading specialist, early childhood administrator, principal, and central office administrator, most recently with Benton Harbor Area Schools.
Patricia holds two Master’s degrees in Early Childhood Education, Teaching & Administration and Educational/Instructional Technology. A native of Benton Harbor Michigan, Patricia and her family enjoy spending time outside playing basketball or fishing.