Paul is the Secretary at the Sacramento Food Policy Council and also the Executive Director of the statewide organization Community Alliance with Family Farmers, which helps family farmers thrive. He was previously the Organizing Director & Policy Advocate for Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) and a founder of the California Farmer Justice Collaborative, as well as the California Food and Farming Network. Paul has also engaged in state policymaking on the behalf of agricultural frontline communities for over a decade. He has a B.S. in Environmental Policy Analysis & Planning from University of California - Davis.