Paul Gornick joined the District Board of Directors by appointment on July 17, 2018, having served previously on the District Budget Committee. He was elected to a 4-year term in May of 2021. He also has participated in the Jennings Lodge Community Planning Organization (CPO). Paul brings extensive experience in transportation, having worked for 38 years in the City of Portland's Bureau of Transportation and an additional 3 years for TriMet. His expertise is in project management and structural quality control, particularly with regards to bridges. He grew up locally and attended Parkrose High School and Mt Hood Community College. He is married with two adult children and enjoys gardening, golf and woodworking. Paul has lived in Oak Grove for 17 years and appreciates the amount of community participation in the neighborhood. One of his stated goals is to use his skills to maintain the high level of service that the District provides.