Member Ex-Officio - National League of Cities, Board of Directors
Patrick Wojahn was elected to the position of Mayor of College Park, Maryland, in November 2015, and served as a City Councilmember for 8 years. Patrick has long been active in regional, state and national efforts to advocate for a better transportation system. For 7 years, Patrick served as College Park's representative to the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board, and in 2014 he served as chair of that body. Patrick currently serves as chair of the National League of Cities Transportation and Infrastructure Service Policy Committee. Patrick works full-time as Director of Government Relations at Rails-to-Trails Conservancy. In that role, Patrick advocates in Congress for continued funding for trails and bicycle and pedestrian networks, and works with state and local governments around the country to support efforts to build out the networks bicyclists and pedestrians need to safely get where they need to go. Previously, Patrick worked as a policy and legal advocate for the rights of people with disabilities and for people living with HIV/AIDS. Born and raised in Wisconsin, Patrick received his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 2002.