Patricia Zahn is the Director of Community Engagement & Outreach at the University of Missouri - St. Louis (UMSL). In this capacity, she provides oversight and coordination of campus community engagement efforts by developing and maintaining relationships with community partners, supporting the community engaged work of faculty and staff, and serving to connect people with other individuals and organizations both on campus and in the community to facilitate these efforts. Patricia has worked in cultural and educational focused fields in nonprofit organizations for over 20 years. She holds a Masters degree in Public Policy Administration with an emphasis in Nonprofit Management & Leadership, and an undergraduate degree in American Studies. Patricia serves the community as well. She is a strong supporter of the United Way of Greater St. Louis having been a member of the United Way Women’s Leadership Society cabinet since 2013 and serving as Chair of the annual campaign at UMSL for several years. Patricia is currently President of the Affton School Board, having been on the board since 2011.