Patrick works with the American Red Cross of the National Capital Region. He has established himself in the Washington DC area working as the Assistant Director of Operations for all Mass Care, and direct services for disaster operations in the National Capital Region. He services in a position that is deployable around the United States of American and internationally.
His daily operations include management of a large volunteer team that responds to daily house fires providing immediate assistance and follow on client casework. In addition, he is disaster planner, disaster exercise planner and working toward becoming a certified emergency manager.
He is a founding member of Faith Based Disaster Coalition, member of VOAD (made up of churches interested in disaster response) and International Association of Emergency Managers.