Dr. Dan Patterson


Dan Patterson of Sandia Park was appointed to the Board of Regents in April, 2015.  Dr. Patterson has over 40 years of experience in education and education administration. He served as superintendent and deputy superintendent of school districts throughout New Mexico and Colorado, including Moriarty Municipal Schools, Las Cruces Public Schools and Carlsbad Municipal Schools. He currently serves on the New Mexico Public School Insurance Authority and has a bachelor of science degree in English and speech from Edinboro State University in Edinboro, Penn.; a master of education in secondary education from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff; an education specialist degree in educational administration from the University of Arizona in Tucson; and a doctorate of educational administration from California Coast University in Santa Ana.