District 3

Chris N. Patricca, District 3Chris N. Patricca, District 3

Elected November 2016
Re-elected November 2020
Term Expires November 2024


Present Occupations:

  • Lee County School Board, Vice Chairman (District 3)
  • Florida Gulf Coast University, Adjunct Professor in the Justice Studies Department of the College of Arts and Sciences


  • Resident of Estero, FL
  • Husband – Tom Patricca, President of TLP Financial Services, Inc.
  • Children – Patti, Grady, Jack, and T Patricca, all attending Lee County Public Schools

Professional Experience:

  • Paraprofessional, Pinewoods Elementary School
  • Full-time and Adjunct Professor, State University of New York
  • Staff Attorney, The Ayco Company, L.P., a division of Goldman Sachs


  • Juris Doctor, Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, NJ
  • B.A., Government, Clark University, Worcester, MA
  • A.A., Criminal Justice, Quinsigamond Community College, Worcester, MA

Lee County School Board Liaison Committees:

  • Finance Advisory Committee
  • Independent Sales Surtax Oversight Committee
  • Equity & Diversity Advisory Committee (past)

Community Organizations:

  • Secretary – Swim Florida Board of Directors
  • Member – Fort Myers Republican Women’s Club
  • Member – Business People United for Political Action Committee/BUPAC