Patrick Brien (Nez Perce)



Patrick Brien Jr (nickname PJ) joined the IHC board in August 2022. He was born and raised in San Jose California and the only son of Pat and Renita Brien. 

PJ is an enrolled member of the Nez Perce Tribe and part Chieppewa/French Canadian. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from DeVry University in Computer Information and Computer Systems. Patrick chose to be a IHC Board Member to give support for the IHC employees and Native communities of Silicon Valley.

He has worked full time for Lockheed Martin in Sunnyvale, California since 2006 as a Security Database Admin.  Currently, he is a member of the American Indian Alliance (AIA) community non-profit Organization of Silicon Valley.  He likes to volunteer for Native Community events in the Bay Area year-round and is a great support person.  In addition, PJ is the webmaster of the American Indian Alliance websites.

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