Tricia has been active in community programs in the Allegheny Valley for years both as a volunteer and also as a co-organizer and leader.
She currently is on the Leadership Team for the Tarentum Friendship Garden and is a weekly volunteer with 412 Food Rescue, of Pittsburgh. She previously co-organized the Serve the Burgh outreach campaign - a multi-community annual outreach facilitated by Riverside Community Church, based in Oakmont. She was a reporter for nearly 10 years at the Valley News Dispatch in Tarentum and has a B.A. in Journalism from Kent State University.
Tricia lives in Lower Burrell with her husband and two daughters.