Patricia (Pat) Ector has been a member of East Valley Church since 2003. During that time she has served in the Children’s nursery caring for children, and has been a greeter to guests and attendees on Sundays. She has worked as a contract administrator with FMC Corporation and is a former employee of the Alum Rock School District as the first point of contact at George Middle School and at Hubbard Elementary School where she served as the Office Assistant in charge of welcoming and registering new students and their families. She loved leading the students and staff in the Pledge of Allegiance each morning and considered it an honor to do so. In addition, she enjoyed serving as a Classroom tutor for the kindergarteners who required additional help in getting ready for 1st grade.
Currently, Pat is a Reader to Children through the San Jose Public Library System and has a reading corner each Monday at the Village Square library branch. Educationally, Pat has a B.A. in Sociology/ Psychology. As a graduate of San Jose State University, she enjoys returning to the campus to attend training through the PAR (Partners in Reading) tutoring program. She is currently helping an adult learner who wants to increase their English literacy. Pat has enjoyed volunteering with Bonita Travesari’s Gloria Dei Brown Bag distribution center, and during the school year, Pat enjoys being one of the team leaders of students at Cedar Grove Elementary School through our church sponsored Kid’s Club, led by Pastor Pat Boyd. She also enjoys assisting in the various church outreach programs for the community. Pat loves music and is a joyful member of East Valley’s Worship Team. God has led Pat through many challenges and she is grateful for His calling.