Patricia Rumph, a native of Orlando, Florida has dedicated her life to helping others. She is eternally grateful of her upbringing by a remarkable Christian single mother (the late Lucy Rumph), who taught her strong work ethic and showed her that to make the space where we live a better place is through serving others.
Patricia has lived this principle and given back to her community. She is a driven community activist and impassioned advocate, who build alliances with those who fight for issues that affect our quality of life, and makes communities stronger.
Over the years, Patricia has been involved in the community in many different ways. She is currently the 1st Vice President of Pine Hills Community Council, Treasurer of Regency Park Homeowners Association, Orange County Sheriff Citizen Advisory Committee, Family Self-Sufficient Advisory Board, Evans High School Community Leadership Council, Florida Council on Crime and Delinquency, The People of Lockhart Association, and Majestic Life Church. Previously, she has served on Orange County Advisory boards: Affordable Housing, Children & Family Services, and Citizens Review Panel for Human Services, Community Development, and Minority/Women’s Business Enterprise.
For her outstanding contribution to our community and service in the criminal justice field, Patricia was awarded the Distinguished Service Award from the Florida Council on Crime and Delinquency Chapter VII, Orange County Jail Ministry Outstanding Volunteer of the Year for her selfless commitment, and recognition from Children’s Home Society for her inspiration to change lives for children of incarcerated parents.
Patricia is a mother of four adult children – Derrick, Tisha, Alton and Banti and grandmother of two granddaughters. She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida. Patricia has concluded a successful 30-year comprehensive career in Criminal Justice to include experience in fiscal management, human resource management, and public safety. However her fight for issues that affect our quality of life, and makes communities stronger continues.