Pat McCann has been an atheist and humanist for over 40 years and has been a secular activist in Connecticut since attending the first Reason Rally in 2012. He was formerly the president of the Hartford Area Humanists and co-chair of the Connecticut Coalition of Reason.

He is currently the chair of the Secular Coalition for Connecticut and assistant state director for American Atheists. Pat has a BSc in Science, an MSc in Molecular Biology, an MBA in Marketing, and has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for over 30 years. Pat’s son is a rising senior at the University of New Hampshire studying Political Science. Pat, and the love of his life Elisabeth, are recently endorsed Humanist Celebrants.

In what little time he has left, Pat studies Washin-ryu Karate-do with his partner Elisabeth; they are both 3rd degree black belts and certified instructors.