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​Pat Cotham, At-Large

​​Pat Cotham, At Large, is serving her fifth term on the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners, her first elected office. She earned a BA in Spanish and a BJ in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

She is a trustee to the N.C. Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, a Democratic National Committee member and a delegate member of the Executive Council of the N.C. Democratic Party. She is an active member of St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, a Democratic Party Precinct leader, past president of the Mecklenburg County Democratic Women, chair of Uptown Democratic Forum and a member of the Charlotte 2012 Host Committee.

She was the 2012 award winner as the "Grassroots Leader of the Year" for the Mecklenburg County Democratic Party.

​​Pat Cotham has a daughter, Tricia Cotham, a state representative from Matthews, NC, and a grandson.
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Office Location:

Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center
600 East 4th Street
Charlotte NC 28202
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


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