Meet the ExComm – Eric Patterson

Eric Patterson was born 1943. He holds Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees  in Chemistry. He’s been employed as a synthetic organic chemist, biochemistry technologist, and chemistry instructor at high school and community college levels. He currently is an organic gardener in downtown Valdez, N.M.

Eric has been a Sierra Club member since 1971, with the following distinctions:

  • Chair of Northwest Suburban Cook County Group (about 1500 members) from 1999 to 2005
  • Founder of Water Sentinels–Rios de Taos and coordinator 2006-2019
  • Winner of National Sierra Club Special Service Award 2016
  • Member of Executive Committee of Rio Grande Chapter of Sierra Club.

Eric says “I like working with young people on environmental issues.”

Meet the ExComm – Eric Patterson