Patty Bryson was raised in and around the Fresno area most her life and moved to the Mariposa County community of Catheys Valley in 1989. She started working in the educational support field with the Mariposa County School District in 1994. She retired from the district in May 2018 after 15 years filling positions of School Secretary and Administrative Assistant. After 8 months of retirement Patty accepted the position of Administrative Assistant for the CAC Merced Treatment Center.
Outside of work Patty enjoys spending time with her husband of 30 years and grown children, working and playing on their cattle ranch, gardening, and impromptu road trips.