JP Patton Sworn In As CCC Director

JP Patton (right) gets sworn in as as CCC Director .

JP Patton (right) takes on the title of CCC Director at a swearing-in ceremony hosted by the California Natural Resources Agency.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Today the California Conservation Corps is excited to announce that JP Patton is the new CCC Director. JP’s career with the CCC started in 2021 as a Deputy Director over Region 1.  In this prior role, JP supported multiple Northern California CCC centers all actively engaged in mission critical work of Corpsmember development, natural resource conservation, climate resilience, and emergency response.

JP graduated from New York University and served as a senior manager for many years in the world of outdoor recreation, outdoor education, people development and natural resource conservation.

As the Director of CCC, JP is passionate about increasing pathways to careers for the Corpsmember community; championing diversity, equity, and inclusion; and expanding the corps movement across the globe.