Pat is a native Californian and has lived on the Central Coast since 1982 after moving from the Central Valley. He is an avid trail runner, backpacker, skier, pilot and beginning sailor. He enjoys the many trails and open spaces San Luis Obispo County and the Sierra have to offer. Pat is currently the local Los Padres Division Director for PG&E serving San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Kern counties. Pat has worked with PG&E for over 25 years in power generation, government relations and customer service. Pat is an active volunteer in the community and serves as an elected trustee for Cuesta College. In addition to the Land Conservancy, Pat serves on the boards of SkillsUSA CA, the Cal Poly Corporation, the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Forecast of San Luis Obispo County. Pat holds a master’s and bachelor’s degree from Cal Poly and lives in San Luis Obispo with his spouse Laura. Together they have three children, now in their twenties, and have hosted seven foreign exchange students that they also consider family.