Patrice Tomcik is the National Field Director for Moms Clean Air Force, where she manages the field program, campaigns, and operations.
She is passionate about public health, and her work focuses on equitable solutions to protect children’s health from air pollution and climate change through advocacy actions and policy work at all levels of government.
Patrice first became involved in fighting for children’s environmental health protections when gas wells were permitted to be fracked a half mile from her children’s schools in southwestern Pennsylvania. Patrice joined with other parents to fight for clean air protections for the children in her community, which launched her volunteer work with Moms Clean Air Force. Ever since, she has been advocating for children’s health protections from air pollution and climate change working for Moms Clean Air Force.
Patrice lives in Gibsonia, Pennsylvania, with her family and enjoys reading, gardening, biking, and watching her sons play sports.
Patrice has been recognized numerous times by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pennsylvania’s Public News Service, Keystone State News Connection, Pennsylvania Environmental Daily Digest, Philadelphia Inquirer, PBS EcoSense, Scientific American, United Press International, and Bloomberg.