Paula is a business owner, certified executive coach and trainer, speaker, traditionally published author and active member of the Town of Blue Mountains business community for many years.

Her great grandparents were one of the original Scottish settlers in Grey County. The family farm still stands near Coffin Ridge Winery.

Like many TBM residents, she and her husband, David, chose to put down their roots in the Town of Blue Mountains, drawn by the beauty of the region and their mutual love for Georgian Bay.

A bit more about Paula...

Paula’s first road trip to the Blue Mountains happened when she was a newborn, travelling with her parents on their way to meet her new grandparents, for the first time, at their farm in Sydenham Township, just west of Meaford, and down the road from the future site of Coffin Ridge Winery. She enjoyed her summer holidays on “the farm” along with her mother’s stories of local heroes like Nellie McClung and Agnes McPhail.

Here great grandparents were one of the original Scottish settlers in Grey County. Her parents met at a dance in Owen Sound, married, and moved outside of Toronto where Paula saw beautiful towns become something very different - and unrecognizable.

While growing up in Toronto, living her adult life in Oakville and travelling across Canada and around the world with her career as a business executive, Paula never forgot her family’s roots. She and her husband came back 5 years ago to make their home in Thornbury.

The Farm in Thornbury

Paula's Priorities

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Grey County Relationship

Blue and Beyond

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Council Leadership

Set the Direction
and Commit

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Growth -

Preserve First
and Grow Well

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Council Commitment to the Local Business Community

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Labour Shortage Solutions:

Attainable Housing, Transit and Day Care