Dr. Patrick Jones

Fearless Facilitator

Executive Director Ph.D., Applied & Agricultural Economics, UW-Madison
Eastern Washington University

Patrick Jones has been the Executive Director of EWU's Institute for Public Policy & Economic Analysis since its inception. His past and present professional and volunteer work includes the executive director of the Biotechnology Association of the Spokane Region, chair of the St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute community advisory board, a member of the Spokane Economic Development Council, chair of the Spokane Entertainment Arts & Convention Advisory Board, member of the board of the Association of University Business & Economic Research Bureaus and board member of the Spokane Convention and Visitors Bureau. He is currently the chair of the City of Spokane Mayor's Advisory Council on Economic Vitality and was recently inducted into the Spokane Hall of Fame. Dr. Jones has a Ph.D. in applied and agricultural economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.