Founder and Executive Director
Following the founding of the Family & Workplace Consortium in 1988, Patricia founded the Twiga Foundation in 2000 in an effort to inspire, promote and maintain a family-consciousness at home, in the workplace and in the community. As part of the Governor’s Generation of the Child initiative, Patricia has also served as the co-chair of the Governor’s Coordinating Council for Families and Children in Idaho. A leading advocate for family and children’s issues, Mrs. Kempthorne continues to work with a number of programs with a special focus on the prevention of substance abuse in communities. Mrs. Kempthorne also serves on the St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital Board of Directors, Board of Directors, University of Idaho College of Business and Economics Advisory Board, St. Luke’s Women’s Advisory Board and the Republican Women’s Federal Forum Advisory Council.