Tiffany Blumenthal Patrella, MA, is Director of Student Services at Maitripa College, as well as a loving and dedicated mother and stepmother. She holds a BA in Business Administration and a BS in Human and Consumer Services in Retail Merchandising from Ohio University, as well as an MA in Education from Portland State University.

Her research and practical interests include curriculum development, outdoor education, and creating the conditions for human beings to reach their fullest potential. She has traveled extensively, studying Buddhism, both in the Tibetan and Zen traditions. After attending teachings by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India, she took refuge, and has since worked and studied in Buddhist education nationally and internationally.

contact email: studentservices@maitripa.org