Joe Patterson was elected to the Rocklin City Council for the first time in November 2016, and served as Mayor in 2019. Joe serves as the Treasurer for the Rocklin Public Safety Foundation which is dedicated to enhancing public safety, serves on multiple charity and non-profits boards, is a member of the Rocklin Area Chamber of Commerce and coaches T-Ball for Rocklin Little League. He graduated with a BA in Government from Sacramento State and was admitted to the post-graduate Jesse M. Unruh Assembly Fellowship where he began his career working in the state Legislature. After several years as a legislative staffer, Joe left the state Capitol for the private sector. Joe recently launched his small business, Provident Strategies, where he works with associations, non-profits and businesses on regulatory compliance, legislative policy and public affairs.