Chief External Affairs Officer

Scott Patterson first joined C-TRAN in 2003 and currently serves as the agency’s Chief External Affairs Officer. Mr. Patterson’s current responsibilities include long and short-range service planning, major capital project development (including C-TRAN’s first Bus Rapid Transit Project, the Vine), community involvement, marketing and communications, and Vanpool. Mr. Patterson previously worked as the Executive Director for the Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Council of Governments, the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce and on the congressional staff for two former members of Congress.

Mr. Patterson holds a bachelor’s degree from Washington State University and is a Leadership Clark County graduate, a General George C. Marshall Public Leadership Award recipient, and most recently completed the Eno Transit Senior Executive Program at the Eno Center for Transportation Leadership in Washington, D.C.