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Donald Patterson, CPFO, CCMT, CFIP, Director of Finance & Administration, Las Virgenes Municipal Water DistrictDon Patterson is the Director of Finance & Administration for Las Virgenes Municipal Water District and is responsible for Finance, Human Resources, and Information Technology. Don was appointed to his current position in 2014. Prior to joining Las Virgenes Municipal Water District, he served for 15 years in the City of Santa Monica, most recently as Assistant Director of Finance. Don earned BS degrees in Sociology and Political Science from the University of California, Riverside and a Master of Public Administration degree from California State University, Northridge. He has earned his Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) certificate from the Government Finance Officers Association, is a Certified California Municipal Treasurer (CCMT), and a Certified Fixed Income Professional (CFIP). Don served as the CMTA Technology Chair in 2016 and 2017 and currently serves as President-Elect.