Mayor with City of College Park, Maryland
Patrick Wojahn serves is the mayor of the City of College Park, Maryland, just outside of Washington, DC. Patrick also works as Director of Government Relations at Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), which works to build connected and safe trails and networks for bicycling and walking to promote healthy places for healthy people. Before coming to RTC, Patrick provided legal services for people with disabilities in the DC metro area, and advocated in Congress for better services for people with disabilities. Patrick grew up in Wisconsin and moved to the Washington, DC area to go to law school. He has lived for 15 years in College Park, Maryland, with his husband Dave. Before his election to serve as mayor in 2015, Patrick served on the College Park City Council for 8 years. Over his time in office, Patrick has worked to promote smart growth and sustainability and promote quality redevelopment and better University relations to enhance the quality of life of College Park residents. Patrick also serves on the Executive Committee of the National League of Cities and on the Board of Directors of the Maryland Municipal League.