Tom Patterson

Tom holds an engineering degree from Michigan State University as well as certification in IT networking. He is an active member of his church community, serving as a Sunday school teacher for eight years and also manages their audio visual and technology needs. He also served as a NJB basketball coach for many years.

Personal Statement: “For one hundred and seven years the NAACP has persevered in the struggle for civil rights. It is only right that we honor that legacy and continue the struggle until equality is afforded to all of us: regardless of color or stature.”