Patricia Vervier Starkey graduated in 1986 from Washington College with a BA in Humanities. She currently resides on a farm on the Sassafras River in Kent County Maryland. She has been an active parent at the Radcliffe Creek School and at The Kent School both in Chestertown, Maryland. She currently serves as Secretary of the Board of MERI (Marine Environmental Research Institute) in Blue Hill, Maine. She has the great pleasure of spending many hours a week at Washington College either in the pool with the Masters swim team or working out at the LFC. With her husband Brennan (Middlebury ‘87) she has two sons.