Paula co-leads New Jersey Future’s Collective Impact program areas with primary responsibility for managing the Jersey Water Works (JWW) collaborative, including new programs and projects, while also advancing organizational development goals of NJF. Paula facilitates JWW’s diverse statewide network of people who are shifting the culture and thinking around one of the state’s leading policy issues: water. Paula has directed various programs in the nonprofit and higher education sectors, and dedicated close to 10 years working on community engagement initiatives at The College of New Jersey. In 2019, Paula cofounded MAPA Collaborative, a management consulting firm. Paula received a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Rutgers University.
Paula is 100% dedicated to working on the Jersey Water Works collaborative. She is also the backbone staff for the Water Workforce Task Force.