Paula has recently retired from public service after a 35 year career in public transit and municipal government. Paula most recently served as the Deputy Director of Public Works/Parking and Transit for the City of Laguna Beach. Previous to Laguna Beach Paula served as Deputy Director for the City of Gardena’s GTrans, where she was second in command to the Agency Director.
Paula served as Administrative and Financial Services Manager at both Los Angeles Metro and also Montebello Bus Lines. She got started in Transportation, serving as General Manager of a small Dial A Ride system in La Mirada California. Paula has her Master’s degree from California State Long Beach and also is a graduate of APTA’s Leadership program.
Paula now spends her time devoted to her family and is a new grandma! Paula has served on the CTTC Executive Committee for a number of years and has served as the Chair of the Jim Ditch Golf Classic for over 10 years.