Paula has achieved her Master of Social Work from Wilfrid Laurier University, as well as her Bachelor of Applied Science majoring in Gerontology from the University of Guelph. Paula has obtained a wide variety of training over the years including supportive conversation for individuals with aphasia and extensive knowledge in working with individuals with Acquired Brain Injuries.

Paula has been a "Guelphite" for 14 years and greatly enjoys all that this city has to offer. Paula's many creative hobbies include crocheting, writing, painting/drawing, gardening, cooking, card making and much more!