"I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved."

B. R. Ambedkar

Community Service

Pat Gillette is an elected official in Kensington, California and serves as a director on the Kensington Police Protection and Community Services Board. This group is responsible for the police, the parks and the garbage and is very much like parks and recreation.  Pat was on the ballot with President Obama and won in a landslide election in 2012, defeating an incumbent.  Pat enjoys her official role and also being a great neighbor, and helps to keep Kensington one of the most unique neighborhoods in the San Francisco Bay Area.