640 S. Broad Street
CAB 220
Trenton, NJ 08650

Telephone: 609-989-6980
Email: pcolavita@mercercounty.org

Term Ending: December 2012

Residence: Lawrenceville

EDUCATION
Notre Dame High School; B.A. St. John’s University; M.A. Trenton State College; Continuing Education Units (CEU)

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OCCUPATION
Retired Speech & Language Therapist
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PUBLIC SERVICE
Mercer County Freeholder (2004 to present), Freeholder Board President (2007 & 2011); Former president, vice president and chair of Community Relations for the of Lawrence Township Board of Education (1984 to 1993); former mayor and deputy mayor of Lawrence Township Council (1996 to 1999); and currently a member of Ewing-Lawrence Sewage Authority (2002 to present)
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FREEHOLDER APPOINTMENT
Mercer County Board of Social Services and Mercer County Community College Board of School Estimate
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COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
Member and usher at St. Ann Parish in Lawrenceville; volunteer at St. Lawrence Rehabilitation; YMCA Board of Directors; co-Chair of Peter Nero concert benefitting Foundation of Morris Hall, 2005 – present; co-Chair Mercer County Community College Foundation Gala, 2010 and 2011; NJ National Guard State Family Readiness Council, 2005 – present; co-chair Columbus Day Parade and Columbus Day Gala 2005 – present; Executive Board of Heart to Hearts, Inc, 2010 – present.
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FAMILY
Pat is married to wife Marianne, and they have two children Courtney and Christian and a dog, Marcello
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