Accountability   |   Transparency   |   Trust

Robyn Porter

Paula Irvin

6th District


Paula is a servant leader, change agent, innovator and a thinker. Paula’s goal is to provide transparency to her community while pushing forth advancement and advocating for what really matters. For Hamden, Paula has a strong focus on fiscal stability, environmentally friendly strategies, community safety and economic development.

Born and raised in Miami, FL., Paula relocated to Connecticut to pursue a career in Business Sales. Since arriving in Connecticut, Paula has always been involved in the community through volunteering, partnerships and hosting community events. She takes great pride in serving her community and doing what’s right at all times. In her professional work, Paula has worked with Small and Medium-sized businesses consulting and creating strategic plans on how to operate efficiently and secure, particularly with the use of technology. Paula attended the University of Florida for her undergraduate degree, majoring in Advertising and the University of New Haven for her graduate degree, Masters of Business Administration.

When Paula is not working and/or volunteering, she enjoys gardening, DIY projects, listening to all kinds of music, and new dining experiences.