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Patricia Van Ryzin Biography

Fox Valley Technical College Board of Trustees
2018-2019 | Board Vice Chair 
Board Designation  |  Additional Member  |  Appleton Resident
Bassett Mechanical, Kaukauna

Patty Van Ryzin was appointed to the Fox Valley Technical College District Board in 2017.

She has worked at Bassett Mechanical since 1990 and currently serves as Vice President of Human Resources. Patty successfully led the family-owned business through a third generation transition and enjoys helping sustain its culture of strong values, customer service, and continuous improvement through Lean and ISO best practices.

Patty believes in community involvement and has volunteered for several non-profit organizations in the community.  She has previously served on the Board of Directors and in board leadership roles for the Women’s Fund of the Fox Valley Region (a supporting organization of the Community Foundation), as well as the Board of Directors of the University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley Foundation and for Girl Scouts of the Fox River Area.

Patty grew up in Appleton and currently lives in the Village of Harrison with her husband, Bruce. They have two sons who reside in the Fox Cities.


Patricia Van Ryzin