Scrubby Bear (aka DG Pat) says "Don't Get Sick, Wash Up Quick!"
Governor Patricia has been a member of the Bowers Lions Club since
January 2000. She was sponsored by her father, the late Lion Paul Kutz,
becoming the first woman member in the Bowers Lions Club. She is a
Melvin Jones Fellow. District
Governor Pat is a retired teacher, having taught secondary special
education students for over 27 years. Her teaching experience includes
teaching all subjects and curriculums to students with a wide variety of
mental, physical and emotional challenges. Pat
is a graduate of Kutztown Area High School. She holds a Bachelors
Degree from Kutztown State College and a Masters Degree from Kutztown
University. She also holds certificates from Pennsylvania State University and Temple University. District
Governor Patís diverse employment background includes the family custom
home building business. Where she did every job from ditch digging to
roofing to plumbing to masonry. She also worked as a proof reader a
church secretary and school custodian. Pat
believes in lifelong education and that variety is the spice of life.
Her passion for education and learning continues with her current work
as a volunteer with the American Red Cross, Childrenís Disaster Services
and the Disaster Missions Response Team for Pennsylvania Southeast
Conference of the United Church of Christ. In these fields she does
field volunteer work as well as preparedness and response education. District
Governor Pat is married to Lion George Statzell, IV. They are the
proud parents of one son, Lion George Statzell, V. He is a Lieutenant
in the United States Air Force. He and his wife Elizabeth reside
in Great Falls, Montana.
Personal Mission Statement
My mission is to live a
life of intention by looking inward and upward. I will strive to be a good
steward of all the gifts I have been given. I will use my skills to be a
compassionate and caring educator and mentor to all those that may be in need-
be they family, friend or stranger.