Party affiliation: Democrat
Manager, vice president Wagner Truax Realtors, Metairie, Louisiana, 1975-1977. Owner, manager Patricia Schwarz, Inc./Realtors, Folsom, since 1977. Director Miss Covington (Louisiana) Beauty Pageant, 1988-1990, Miss Louisiana American Pageant, since 1989.
Judge for Miss America Preteen, Coed Pageants, Little Miss Louisiana, Master Louisiana Pageants.
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Board directors St. Tammany Economic and Development Foundation, 1989-1990. Assessor St. Tammany Parish, since 1991. Member Realtors National Marketing Institute (certified residential specialist, certified residential broker), National Association Realtors (life), Louisiana Board Realtors (graduate realtors Institute), Louisiana Realtors Association (board directors 1989-1990, board directors economic and development committee 1990-1992, member legislation committee 1990, Athena Award/General Motors 1991), Louisiana Realtors Land Institute (president 1992-1993), Texas and Louisiana Realtors Land Institute (vice president region 1993-1994), St. Tammany Board Realtors (board directors 1988-1993, life member Million Dollar Club, Honor Society award 1988-1989, 90, president 1992), Jefferson Board Realtors (life member Million Dollar Club).