Deborah Pauly is a Councilwoman for the City of Villa Park, California, and an elected member of the Central Committee of the Republican Party of Orange County.
Councilwoman Pauly received the 2009 Woman of the Year Award for the 60th Assembly District. The California Legislative Women’s Caucus sponsors the annual recognition ceremony in the Capitol each March as part of Women’s History Month. It is a rare distinction to be honored once, but Mrs. Pauly was also named Woman of the Year in 2003.
Over the past four years, she has been a popular Tea Party speaker – known for blunt honesty, speaking the truth boldly and articulating a common sense approach to current political issues.
She’s been a member of the “Orange Republican Women, Federated” since 2003, having served as chairwoman for Local Issues and Educational Issues, as a member of the Scholarship Committee and as 1st Vice President for Programs. She served as Chaplain South for the California Federation of Republican Women in 2004 and 2005.
She’s a summa cum laude graduate of Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville with a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications and a minor in Political Science. In 2005, Deborah was selected to participate as a Scholar in the Bergeson Excellence in Public Service Series, an Executive Training Program of the Republican National Committee. She is also a graduate of the Defense Information School and served active duty in the United States Air Force as a Public Affairs Specialist.
Mrs. Pauly has been married for 29-years to retired Air Force Lt Col. James D. Pauly. They have two children and a Pomeranian named Sir Winston.