Michael Pattison, SR/WA is a principal in the firm of Pattison & Associates, Inc., in Sacramento, California. He has over 25 years of right of way appraisal experience for local agencies and private owners in the Northern California area. He is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara with a degree in Business Economics. He is an active senior member of the Sacramento Chapter of IRWA and is a Past President. He was honored with the IRWA’s prestigious Frank C. Balfour Award in 2004. He is proud to have served as the Professional Development Chair for the Sacramento chapter from 2000 to 2019, as well as the Region 1 Representative and Vice-Chair of the International Professional Development Committee from 2002 to 2008. He was also Co-Chair of the 2007 International Education Conference in Sacramento. He became a Trustee in 2009.