The Junior League of Indianapolis has named Patrice Dawson president-elect for 2019-2021. She joined the JLI in 2014 after transferring from North Carolina, where she had been a member of the Junior League of Greensboro since 2008.

In her four years as a JLI member, Dawson has served as a placement chair, Partners Advancing Students Success chair, director at large and a delegate for the Association of Junior Leagues International’s bi-annual conference, the Organizational Development Institute. Through her work on the JLI’s Community Council, Dawson has been an integral part of League partnerships with Indianapolis non-profits and grant programming.

She also serves as PTO president of West Clay Elementary.

Dawson holds a bachelor’s degree from Greensboro College in business administration and economics. Her term as president will begin in June of 2019.