About Pat


  • Conservation and Legal Chair: Tampa Bay Sierra Club
  • Board Leadership: Tampa Crossroads for Veterans and Homeless
  • Chair: Democratic Party of Hillsborough County
  • Chair: Environmental Caucus of Florida
  • Founding member/Past President: Seminole Heights Neighborhood Association


  • Chief Aide to Congresswoman Kathy Castor at the Hillsborough County Commission
  • Solar Consultant, Sales and Marketing, Solar Energy Management
  • Attorney: Private Practice and Bay Area Legal Services serving low-income families
  • Radio News Director and Host at WUSF and WMNF


  • Her daughter, Ella Wind, is married to Feras Alasaffin and lives in Toronto where she is pursuing her PhD from New York University in sociology.
  • Her son, Alex Wind, is a wilderness tour guide. He has guided trips in Colorado, California, New Mexico, Arizona, Hawaii, Peru, Spain and South Korea. He is a climber, snowboarder and whitewater rafter.