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Paula DeBoles-Johnson

Paula DeBoles-Johnson, MPA, CCM is a graduate of Florida A & M University. Currently, Paula serves in dual capacities as the Employee Engagement and Performance Manager with Leon County Government and Executive Director of the Capital City Youth Development Corporation – a nonprofit she founded in 2003 to inspire excellence and propel youth to be the best versions of themselves through education, community service and training. As a national trainer, contributing author and success coach - Paula has provided her expertise to numerous companies and organizations across the nation. She commits much of her time to several organizations and boards whose missions are to support youth, education and build strong community connections, to include the Southern Scholarship Foundation, DeBoles-Johnson Foundation, Elder Care Services and the TPD Citizens Advisory Committee.

Paula DeBoles-Johnson, MPA, CCM is a graduate of Florida A & M University. Currently, Paula serves in dual capacities as the Employee Engagement and Performance Manager with Leon County Government and Executive Director of the Capital City Youth Development Corporation – a nonprofit she founded in 2003 to inspire excellence and propel youth to be the best versions of themselves through education, community service and training. As a national trainer, contributing author and success coach - Paula has provided her expertise to numerous companies and organizations across the nation. She commits much of her time to several organizations and boards whose missions are to support youth, education and build strong community connections, to include the Southern Scholarship Foundation, DeBoles-Johnson Foundation, Elder Care Services and the TPD Citizens Advisory Committee.

Paula has been recognized nationally due to her steadfast commitment to youth, and advocacy, but her greatest joy and inspiration continues to be her family. She and her husband of nearly thirty years, Cpt. David L. Johnson (Retired) have two extraordinary adult daughters, Zemoria and Zenani, who are already serving, innovating, and changing lives in Florida.

Paula is excited to join the League of Women Voters board of directors.