Director, Family Readiness
Patty Barron is director of the family readiness directorate at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) and as such supports all AUSA family programs and events by providing management and oversight to all directorate activities. Previously, she served as the director of outreach, Military Family Projects, at ZERO TO THREE and also worked as the director of youth initiatives at the National Military Family Association where she oversaw the Association’s Operation Purple camp program. She has served on Zero to Three’s “Coming Together Around Military Children” Advisory Board, the Sesame Workshop “Talk Listen, Connect; Phase Two” Advisory Panel and is currently serving on the National Child Traumatic Stress Network Policy Taskforce, the Child Care Aware of America Advisory Council, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America National Military Leadership Council. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of San Francisco and her Master of Science degree from Long Island University.