Patsy Ishiyama is a vice president of the Ishiyama Corporation. She also serves as vice chair of the board of directors of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, trustee of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, trustee of the NPR Foundation, and director of the Ishiyama Foundation. She previously served as a trustee of Trout Unlimited. Ms. Ishiyama also worked with Senator Alan Cranston and California Attorney General John Van de Kamp. She graduated from Stanford University in 1974.