Elizabeth Choate has a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and Economics and a Juris Doctor with a certificate in Government Law. She has worked multiple sessions within the Texas state legislature both as a Policy Analyst and Chief of Staff/ General Counsel. Currently, Ms. Choate serves as the Director of Government Relations/ General Counsel for the Texas Veterinary Medical Association.
Patti is the founder of the National Animal Interest Alliance (NAIA), a broad-based, nonprofit animal welfare organization founded in 1991. NAIA is dedicated to securing high standards of animal care and treatment; to preserving the human-animal bond and to providing fact-based answers to complex and controversial issues regarding animals.