Patricia A. Christopher, CPA
School Business Administrator/Board Secretary
Patricia Christopher has been with the Lavallette Board of Education since September 1998. Lavallette Board of Education shares her services with Bay Head Board of Education. She also serves as Treasurer to Little Egg Harbor, Manasquan and Barnegat Boards of Education. Prior to joining Lavallette's staff she worked as an Audit Partner in a CPA firm and as Controller of a hospital and other not for profit agencies. She obtained a B.A. in Accounting from College of Notre Dame of Maryland and a MA in Educational Leadership from Kean University.
Mrs. Christopher is responsible for the financial, facilities, food service and transportation activities of the district as well as policy, human resources, grant reporting and other compliance duties.
Mrs. Christopher has served as President of Ocean County Association of School Business Administrators and currently serves as Treasurer to that agency. She served as a Trustee to NJ Association of School Business Administrators for two years and in 2014 was received a Distinguished Service Award from the Association. Pat is active with 21 Plus, a local agency serving adults with developmental disabilities and with her parish finance committee.
Mrs. Christopher and her husband, Bob, have 6 grown children and 8 grand children. They enjoy traveling, cooking, gardening, reading and Scrabble.