The Palm Beach Kennel Club - President
Patrick J. Rooney Jr. is President of the Palm Beach Kennel Club. Rooney graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, went on to Villanova University School of Law for his Juris Doctor and then earned his MBA from Lehigh University. Rooney serves as a Director for the Autism Project of Palm Beach County and is a Founding Board Member for Potentia Academy in Greenacres as well as Director/Co-Chair for Rooney’s Golf Foundation, Inc. Patrick was a Representative in the Florida House (District 85) from 2010 to 2016, serving Palm Beach Gardens, North Palm Beach, Juno Beach, the Acreage, and a part of West Palm Beach. He also served as Governing Board Member of South Florida Water Management District from 2007- 2010 and was the Vice President for Renaissance Learning Academy. Other past community endeavors include Former Director and Board President of Home Safe of Palm Beach County, Director and Board President of the FAU Honors College and President of the Palm Beach County Golf Association. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Florida Bar, the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches, the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce, the Republican Party of Palm Beach County, Leadership Palm Beach County and the Economic Council of Palm Beach County.
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