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Bill is Vice President of the East Bay Municipal Utility District’s (EBMUD) Board of Directors and a retired City of Oakland Administrator in the Office of Parks and Recreation. He is widely recognized as one of Oakland’s civic champions and has been actively involved in many political campaigns and community organizations for more than four decades. Mr. Patterson received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from San Francisco State University and pursued graduate study at UC Berkeley. He resides in Oakland with his family and remains active in numerous community activities.

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