Tia Boatman Patterson
Executive Director | California Housing Finance Agency

Tia Boatman Patterson was appointed to serve as the executive director by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. in August 2014.

Prior to joining CalHFA, Ms. Boatman Patterson was the general counsel at the Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency from 2009 to 2014.

She was special assistant to California State Assembly Speaker Karen Bass from 2008 to 2009 and to California State Assembly Speaker Fabian Núñez from 2005 to 2008, senior associate at Best Best and Krieger LLP from 2003 to 2004 and agency counsel at the Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency from 1999 to 2003.

From 1995 to 1999, Ms. Boatman Patterson served as a policy consultant for several California State Assembly Committees including Housing and Community Development and worked prior as a law clerk at Greve Clifford Wengel and Paras from 1992 to 1995.

Ms. Boatman Patterson earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.

Term expires:  October 2017