NASW Board of Directors
Director, Region XIII

Natasha Paddock, MSW, ASW

Natasha Paddock

Natasha Paddock, MSW, ASW, is a professional social worker with nearly 20 years in local government and nonprofit management. In 2021, Paddock was appointed Deputy Director of Housing and Community Development in Alameda County, working closely with HUD, CDSS, and local partners on policy, programming and funding matters related to ending homelessness. Paddock served 16 years in local government, overseeing major programs and initiatives like Health Care Reform and integrated service delivery social services. She has served in NASW-California leadership since 2011, holding positions on the board of directors, Region C Director, and Unit Chair. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., and chairs the board of directors for C.O.P.E. Family Support Center, which serves children and families. Paddock holds a BA degree in Psychology from the University of the Pacific and a Master of Social Work degree from California State University, East Bay.