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Patricia Van Ryzin Biography

Fox Valley Technical College Board of Trustees
Board Designation  |  Additional Member  |  Appleton Resident
Bassett Mechanical, Kaukauna

Patricia Van Ryzin was appointed to the District Board in 2017. She is currently serving a second term as Board Chair.

Van Ryzin has worked at Bassett Mechanical since 1990 and currently serves as Vice President of Human Resources. She 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.

Van Ryzin believes in community involvement and has volunteered for several non-profit organizations. Previously, she served on the Board for the Women’s Fund of the Fox Valley Region, the University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley Foundation, and the Girl Scouts of the Fox River Area.

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