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Name: Boatman-Patterson, Tia
Current Position: Executive Director

Tia Boatman-Patterson was appointed executive director of the California Housing Finance Agency (CalHFC) in June 2014. She replaced Claudia Cappio, who was appointed director of the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD).

Boatman-Patterson received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from San Diego State University, and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. She was admitted to the state Bar in 1997

She worked as a law clerk at Greve Clifford Wengel and Paras from 1992 to 1995, before becoming a policy consultant for several committees in the California Assembly, including HCD. She moved from state to local government in 1999, working as counsel for the Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency (SHRA) until 2003.

Boatman-Patterson moved back into the private sector for two years as senior associate of the Municipal and Redevelopment Practice group in Best Best and Krieger LLP’s Sacramento office. She returned to government in 2005 as special assistant to Assembly Speaker Fabian Núñez. She held the same position for Núñez’s successor, Speaker Karen Bass, in 2008 and 2009.

Boatman-Patterson returned to the SHRA as general counsel in 2009 and remained there until Brown tapped her for the executive director position CalHFC.


Governor Brown Announces Appointments (Office of the Governor)

Tia Boatman-Patterson (University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law)


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