Patricia Cronin is the Manager of Individual Giving for the West Coast Region, where she deepens the involvement of new and long-time supporters and foundations in Food & Water Watch’s campaigns. She is excited to participate in the inspiring and bold actions of the California organizing team and protect the Golden State’s food system and precious water resources. For the past six years Patricia has worked to increase the sustainability of organizations that advocate for people and the environment. As Major Gifts Organizer with Corporate Accountability International, Patricia helped raise the profile of the organization with members across the country. Prior to that, Patricia was a grant writer for a community-based Latino mental and public health nonprofit in the Greater Boston area. Patricia holds a B.A. in English rhetoric and a B.A. in sociology from Binghamton University (SUNY), and is receiving a certificate in nonprofit management from California University East Bay in 2015. She can be reached at pcronin(at)fwwatch.org.