Paula was elected to City Council in 2013. She serves as Chairman of the Personnel and Public Works Committees. She will also represent the City as a member of the Grand Blanc Parks & Recreation Commission.
Paula has lived in the City of Grand Blanc for 27 years. She and her husband, Tevfik, have two children. Paula is a graduate of Grand Blanc High School and holds a J.D. from Wayne State University Law School, an M.A. in Economics from MSU, and a B.A. in Economics from UM-Flint Honors Program. She has taught economics at the University of Michigan-Flint for over 15 years and is the founder and Director of the Center for Economic Education at the University of Michigan-Flint.