Educator, dog lover, community leader
Patricia was first elected MLA for Fairview-Clayton Park in 2013 and was re-elected in 2017. She has served in varous committee roles and is a member of the provincial cabinet serving as Minister of Internal Services and Communications Nova Scotia.
Fairview-Clayton Park is one of the fastest growing and ethnically diverse districts in the province.The riding is primarily residential, containing new single-family homes and high-density apartment complexes favoured by people moving into the city for the first time. The district now includes the area north of Bayers Road and west of Connaught Avenue, the area south of Mount Saint Vincent University and Lacewood Drive, as well as the Washmill Lake Drive area.