Patrick Proden serves as the Oregon State University Outreach and Engagement Regional Administrator for the Metro region in Portland, Oregon. Prior to his Regional Administrator position, Patrick served as Country Director for the U.S. Peace Corps in Tanzania.
Throughout his career, Patrick has held several leadership positions as a Director of International Programs, Director of Operations, and Senior Program Officer, where he provided vision and leadership for high volume, high impact, community development programs both domestically and internationally.
Patrick is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin with a B.S. in Anthropology and earned an M.A in Education from Towson University in Baltimore, Maryland.
In his spare time, Patrick enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and enjoys outdoor pursuits such as mountain climbing and cycling.