Outdoor Recreation Program Manager

Patrick has a background in conservation biology, specializing in avian species.  He has worked with threatened and endangered bird species in Rhode Island, New Brunswick, Pennsylvania, South Korea, and the island of Kauai.  He lived and worked overseas with his wife teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) in South Korea and Türkiye for several years before finally settling down in Florida.

Patrick has been with the Outdoor Recreation Program since September 2016, where he started as a Ranger.  He took over as Program Manager in January 2023.  In addition to maintaining the highest-quality experience for over 1,200 annual military and public permit holders, Patrick is focusing on updating recreation infrastructure and bringing the Program into the 21st century through app development and improvements to the online experience.