Hazel Patterson is a native of Beaumont, Texas. She relocated to Los Angeles California in 1967. Her distinguished career encompassed 28 years of employment with Los Angeles City Department of Water & Power where she retired as Commercial Manager. Additionally, she managed the Riverside, California Utility Department, Customer Service Unit.
Hazel, a longtime NCNW member, joined the NCNW San Gabriel Valley Section in 1998. She returned to Beaumont, Texas and became a charter member of Beaumont SETX Area Section, where she served as First Vice President and became a Life Member. She later moved to Mesquite, Texas and joined the Minnie H. Goodlow Page Section where she currently serves as President. Hazel is a devoted wife, mother, and proud grandmother. Hazel is a dynamic servant leader who follows God and gives Him all the glory!