Pam has served on the board of the ACLU of Kansas and Western Missouri since 2009, until the Missouri and Kansas ACLU affiliates were formed last October. She became a trustee of the ACLU of Missouri in April and served as chair of the Development Committee. Pam is now operating as the ACLU of Missouri's Vice President. Prior to assuming the accounting responsibilities for Marwood Sales, her family’s cheese manufacturing company, in 2012, she enjoyed a rewarding career as an educator. Pam taught elementary school children in Germany from 1969 to 1971. Later, she worked at the Children’s Special Education Center as a supervising teacher and assumed the role of director of the Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired in 1978. Pam served as a docent at the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art for over 20 years. She has been privileged to serve on several boards, including Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Western Missouri, the Susan G. Komen Foundation, Saint Luke’s Hospital Foundation, the Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired, and the Kansas City Art Insititue.
Pam graduated from the University of Kansas with her Master’s Degree in Special Education in 1972 and her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education in 1969.