"I am a product of the Youngstown City School System and it played an essential role in shaping the woman that I am today."
Tiffany Denise Patterson, MBA, earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Telecommunications from Youngstown State University and graduated from the University of Phoenix with a master's degree in Business Administration. The South High School alumini has more than 23 years of experience working in the media. She was employed as a News Producer and Web Producer at WOIO-CBS 19 in Cleveland, OH, WAVY-TV 10 in Portsmouth, VA and at WFMJ and WKBN, both in Youngstown, where she won an Honorable Mention Associated Press Award for Best Producer.
An Adjunct Faculty member at Eastern Gateway Community College’s Youngstown Campus since 2013, Tiffany was also a certified basketball referee in the State of Ohio for more than 15 years. The former East High School Freshman Volleyball Coach is also a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and current Recording Secretary for the Youngstown Alumni Chapter. Tiffany serves on the Financial Ministry at Greater Friendship Baptist Church where she is a lifelong member.
Tiffany is a proud mother of two and has two grandchildren. She is working to bring a fresh perspective to the YCSB as she assists fellow members as well as Youngstown City Schools leadership and teachers.
"My goal is to transform our schools throughout the district and influence education policies that positively affect our students while accomplishing real change in our school system".