About Patte Wood
Raised near San Francisco, Patte graduated from San Jose State University with a BA in Music and Psychology, and earned a certificate in non-profit administration from UC Berkeley Extension. Patte co-founded the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics at Stanford University and served as Administrator for 15 years. In 1999 she moved to Rockbridge County with a grant from the American Association of University Women to work with at-risk girls. She was a reporter and photographer for the Rockbridge Weekly for 12 years and has been an active volunteer with the Rockbridge Area Recreation Organization, Upper James RC&D, Rockbridge Historical Society, Fine Arts in Rockbridge, Rockbridge Area Conservation Council, Hull’s Drive-in, and is a member of the Rockbridge Lyme Support Group.