Paul has 15 years experience managing Pathways 2020. He is active in the community promoting Cowlitz on the Move, Lower Columbia College Head Start, Cowlitz Literacy Council, South Kelso Neighborhood Association, and the 2013 Cowlitz Community Report Card. Paul has a 10 year tenure on the Washington Commission for National and Community Service and is an advocate for AmeriCorps. Previous to his work with Pathways 2020, he served as director of the Coastal Community Action Program in Aberdeen. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Education from Washington State University.