Paula (she/her) is a mom of four boys, retired Chandler schools employee, and an enthusiastic Democrat. Paula has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and an MBA, and worked as a Software Engineer until she stopped to stay home with her kids. She also worked as a Technical Editor and a Paraprofessional before retiring, while volunteering in many arenas. Today, Paula is a substitute teacher and a busy school volunteer. Politically, Paula has supported several campaigns and was involved in the 2021 redistricting process. She is an LD13 PC, a member of the Sun Lakes Democratic club, a State Committee member, and is active in Moms Demand Action. Her biggest priorities are education, gun safety reforms, and voting rights, and she is committed to candidates who support those causes as well. Paula loves spending time with family, and enjoys hiking, baking, and trying to keep up with her three book clubs. She is very excited to be the new chair of LD13.