Sister Patricia Tavis, O.P. ’72
Sister Pat is a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic of Caldwell, New Jersey, and serves on the Leadership Team.
Career Profile: Sister Pat spent 38 years in education as a teacher and principal on the elementary level during which time she was also lecturer and field supervisor in education at Caldwell University. She served as director of sponsored ministries for the Congregation. She serves on the board of trustees of its sponsored ministries: Caldwell University, Saint Dominic Academy, Mount Saint Dominic Academy, Lacordaire Academy, Genesis Farm and St. Catherine of Siena Health Care Center. Sister Pat serves on the executive board of the Dominican Association of Secondary Schools.
Education: Sister Pat earned a B.A. in education and a B.A. in religious studies from Caldwell University. She received her M.A. in administration and supervision and doctorate in education leadership, management and policy from Seton Hall University. She also holds teacher certification and certification as supervisor and principal in the state of New Jersey.