Contact: Rick Olsen
5430 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX  77056
United States

Paula joined Galveston Bay Foundation in October 2015. Paula works through the Texas Living Waters Project to increase public awareness of the importance of freshwater inflows to the health of Galveston Bay. She works to build a cadre of Houston-Galveston area citizens, organizations, businesses, and local governments to support and employ water conservation efforts as a means to help ensure sufficient freshwater flows reach the Bay. Paula has experience in water management and policy, program development, stakeholder engagement and outreach. She received a B.S. in Psychology and a M.S. in Applied Geography with concentration in water resources management from the University of Louisville in 2010 and 2014, respectively. Paula’s experience and expertise is in water resources management, policy, outreach and program development. In her spare time, Paula enjoys reading about water issues, kayaking in the Bay, doing yoga and finding a way to escape to the beautiful hill country and to remote parts of the world.