Trustee PatPat Thomas is the owner and president of Sun Path Products Inc, Raeford, NC, a manufacturer of parachute harness and containers.  She is also owner of Complete Parachute Solutions, DeLand, FL, and owner of Tactical Training Facility in Coolidge, AZ.  Pat made her first jump in 1987 and last jumped in 1991. 

She currently holds dual citizenship in England and the US and has three sons, one aged 35, and identical twins aged 32, and 8 grandchildren.  Pat is an honorary Golden Knight and very active with the Parachute Industry Association (PIA) of which she has chaired the PIA Symposium Committee since 2005.