Community involvement in promoting understanding, knowledge and unity are a particular focus for Paul, who is involved in the following organizations and initiatives:

header_logo_trans.jpgCity2City Greater Springfield 
Member of the Planning Committee, author of City2City Pioneer Valley blog

MMWEC.jpgMassachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company (MMWEC) 
Served for 13 years as a governor-appointed member (three years as Chair) of the MMWEC Board (served under Massachusetts Governors Paul Cellucci, Mitt Romney and Deval Patrick)

Springfield Unity Festival 
Member of the 2014 Leadership Team; Co-Chair of the 2015 Leadership Team


NCCJ-logo.jpgNational Conference for Communities and Justice (NCCJ) (2000-Present)
Member, past Chair of Western Massachusetts Board (2009-2013), Co-Chair of Combined Hartford-Western Massachusetts Board (2013-2014)


Healing Racism Institute of Pioneer Valley
Founding member, member of Steering Committee, Communications Committee and Alumni Committee

   CFWM-logo-A.jpgCommunity Foundation of Western Massachusetts

Springfield Business Leaders for Education (SBLE)


Media Commentator/Spokesman
Provide regular commentary on public policy and political issues for broadcast television stations and other media outlets

Community Awards

National Conference for Communities and Justice (NCCJ)
2018 Human Relations Award Honoree

Martin Luther King Jr. Family Services
2019 Social Justice Award: Excellence in Race Relations

Professional Awards

Summit International Awards
Six-time winner of Summit Creative Award for Video
Winner of Summit Emerging Media Award for Interactive Media (Digital)

American Association of Political Consultants
Award for Print Ad Campaign

International Association of Fairs and Expositions
Awards for Collateral, Print Advertising and Radio