Patricia A.S. Crowley, PhD

Pat is the Kalamazoo County Drain Commissioner. She has an M.S. in Water Resources Management from the University of Wisconsin and a Ph.D in Biosystems Engineering with a specialty in irrigated soil infiltration from Michigan State University. Before being elected as Drain Commissioner she was an Environmental Quality Analyst for the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, a Project Hydrologist with Kieser & Associates, and an Ag Crop and Nutrient Management Specialist with American Farm Environment.
Pat has served on the KRWC Board of Directors for eleven years. Her primary interests are managing development to reduce river contamination and flooding, and improving public appreciation and awareness.