Paula serves as the Executive Director of School Business and Advisory Services for the Ventura County Office of Education (VCOE). Paula and her Team (The Team) provide services designed to promote sound fiscal management through responsive technical and financial advisory services. The Team is also responsible for supporting centralized business systems that are used to serve all local K-12 school districts and many charters in Ventura County. Paula has over 25 years of school business experience with 18 of those years at VCOE. Prior to joining VCOE, she enjoyed supporting students through her work in school business with the Santa Paula Union High School and Conejo Valley Unified School Districts, both in Ventura County.