Patti Whitt

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Patti Whitt


Patti retired three years ago from The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham, where she served as Senior Program Officer and was charged with oversight of all competitive grant making activities. After her retirement, she continued to serve as a Grants Specialist for CFGB, specializing in environmental, arts and cultural organization requests. A native of Oklahoma, Patti graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in Journalism. She began her career as Public Relations Director of the Oklahoma City Symphony Orchestra,and has served as Public Relations Director of the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra, Public Relations Director of the Central New York Community Arts Council (CNYCAC), Associate Director of CNYCAC, and Executive Director of CNYCAC. Patti has served as a Panelist for the New York State Council on the Arts and she has conducted seminars at Utica College, Syracuse University, and for the New York State Community Theatre Association.

In addition to the Black Warrior Riverkeeper Board, Patti also serves on the Members Board of the Birmingham Museum of Art. She maintains an avid interest in all issues concerning the environment, arts and culture.


Photo by Nelson Brooke.

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