Case and Order Establishment Process Manager
Florida Dept. of Revenue Child Support Program
Mail Stop 2-4440
5050 W. Tennessee St.
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0178
Business: (850) 617-8216
Patterson Poulson is the Establishment Process Manager for the Florida Department of Revenue Child Support Enforcement Program responsible for the paternity and support establishment functions for the state. Prior to this she was the Tallahassee Regional Manager for Florida CSE, responsible for 12 offices covering 29 counties. Prior to that she was a Senior Consultant for DynTek, Inc. where she specialized in the areas of interstate child support and customer service.
Patterson started her child support career as an Investigator with the Hawaii Office of the Attorney General, Child Support Enforcement Agency in 1990. She returned home to Florida and began working for the Florida IV-D agency in 1990 where she served in several capacities: Interstate Central Registry; Customer Service; Policy, Monitoring and Training; and was Administrator for the policy, procedure and rules section prior to leaving the state for the private sector.
Patterson has a BA and MPA from the Florida State University. She is has been a member of the ERICSA board since 1999.
Porter County Indiana
15 N. Franklin, Suite 100
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Business: (219) 465-3872
Fax: (219) 465-3689
Laura is currently the Child Support Director in Porter County, Indiana, a position she has held since August 2010. She has been a Child Support Deputy Prosecutor in Porter County since November 2004. Prior to her career in child support she was employed in private practice handling mostly family law issues. Laura was also a contract attorney for the Department of Family and Children. Laura received her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Indiana University and her Juris Doctor from Valparaiso University. She was admitted to practice law in Indiana in 2002. She received her Masters in Public Administration from Indiana University in May 2010. Laura has been on the Board of the Eastern Regional Interstate Child Support Association (ERICSA) since 2014. Laura currently serves as the President Elect of ERICSA. Laura is the immediate past Chairperson of the Child Support Committee of the Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council. She is also a member of the Porter County Bar Association and the Valparaiso Chapter of Tri Kappa. Laura has presented at numerous Indiana State Child Support Conferences and other conferences throughout the State of Indiana. She has also presented at past ERICSA conferences and the NSCEA Leadership Conference.