Meet The Team

of the denver police museum


Pat Nading–Amman, Vice-President

Pat Nading –Amman is a native of Kansas and is a graduate of Metro State College with a degree in Behavioral Science. Pat is the widow of fallen officer Merle Nading. She retired from the City & County of Denver after 24 years of service, 18 of those years as a civilian employee at the Denver Police Department. The remaining 6 years were at Stapleton International Airport and the subsequent move to Denver International Airport in which she was heavily involved. As the Human Resource Analyst at DIA, her focus was on the Employee Evaluation process, as well as creating a training program for Career Service Employees at Denver International Airport.

She served as Director of Operations for USA Judo for many years and was selected to represent USA Judo as a member of the pre-inspection team for the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. Her career, as a volunteer for USA Judo, spanned 47 years. She began at the local level, taking her to the International ranks with many challenging, but rewarding responsibilities. During this time, she was honored to receive several awards from USA Judo & Colorado Judo. She also was a very active volunteer for History Colorado for 17 years having served as President of the Volunteer Board as well as a member of the History Colorado Board of Directors. During that time, she was chosen History Colorado Volunteer of the Year in 2012. Pat served as President of the Paletteers Art Club, Inc. Pat was appointed to serve on the Adams County Culture & Venue Task Force in 2015, with a focus to bring art & culture to unincorporated areas of Adams County. Subsequent to serving on this task force, in 2017 she has been invited to be a member of the Art and Culture Master Plan Steering Committee.

At the present time, she is Vice-President of the Denver Police Museum, also serving as the Volunteer Coordinator and Advocate for Denver Police Fallen Officer Survivors for the Denver Police Law Enforcement Museum. She looks forward to serving as Vice President for the Denver Police Museum & continuing her service on the Board of Directors.