Shea Dane Patterson is a 1988 graduate of Pilot Point High School. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Texas State University in 1992.
Shea has lived in Pilot Point all of her life. She is a single mom of two children, Jake and Emma Grace. Shea and her children have strong family ties to the community and surrounding areas. She and her children are multi-generational residents of Pilot Point.
Ms. Dane-Patterson is currently working as the General Manager of Tri-Tex Cabinets, a family business located in Pilot Point. In 2017 Tri-Tex celebrated 50 years in business.
Shea has served on the Pilot Point Educational Foundation Board, Denton Arts and Jazz Festival Executive Board, Library Board plus various school and community committees. Her primary goal as Mayor is to develop a master growth plan for the city and to promote community involvement.