Patricia Johnson of Charlotte, NC, is a Past President of the Charlotte Chapter of Hadassah, current Southern Seaboard Communications Chair and a Hadassah Leadership Fellow. Ms. Johnson has held many posts within Hadassah including serving on the National Committee for Social Media, the Southern Seaboard Region Committee and previously served as Advocacy Chair for the Southern Seaboard Region and Co-Chair of Charlotte’s Celebrate the Ta Tas. In her local Jewish community, Ms. Johnson also served as a board member of the Charlotte Jewish Film Festival and Co-Chair of the Charlotte Israel Product Fair. Ms. Johnson is a marketing professional with over 20 years’ experience, with a focus in the telecommunications industry for the last 15 years. She is currently Channel and Field Advisor with Ciena Corporation and previously served as Leader of their Industry Analyst Relations Program for six years. Ms. Johnson studied communications at Montclair State University. She and her husband, Ted, an active Hadassah Associate, have two children, Emily and Daniel, both Hadassah Life Members.