Her decision to run for office and seek an elected office comes from wanting to make a difference in how people's voices are heard. Her love for the community is what drives her and her background is what makes her a good choice to serve as your Adams County Assessor. However, Patsy Melonakis looks at serving the public as an honor and not a career.

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors. – Plato

Patsy Melonakis has been an Adams County resident since 1979.  She has owned and managed several businesses over the years.  She was elected Adams County Assessor in 2014 and has brought badly needed reforms and changes to the office.

She has been married to her husband, Chris, for twenty-eight years, has two children and three grandchildren.