of Springfield has served as Circuit Clerk of Sangamon County,
Illinois since May 2015. Previously, he served as County
Auditor of Sangamon County from December 2002 to May 2015.
Paul is a
life-long Springfield resident and has been extremely active in
community endeavors. Currently he’s a member and past
president of the Kiwanis Club of Springfield-Downtown, and he
also served as President of Kiwanis International, leading the
efforts of some 600,000 club members around the world.
Additionally through Kiwanis, Paul advises the Key Club at
Sacred Heart-Griffin High School, the same club that helped
motivate his own service and leadership efforts when he was a
student at Griffin in the early 1980’s.
civic work includes serving as a director on the boards for the
Salvation Army and the local council for the Boy Scouts of
America. He has previously served as a board member for
Senior Services of Central Illinois, the Springfield Urban
League, the Hoogland Center for the Arts and the National Board
of Governors for the Hugh O’Brian Youth Foundation. Paul
is a Fourth Degree member of the Knights of Columbus as well as
a past trustee for the Springfield Park District Board, past
treasurer of the Springfield Airport Authority, past president
of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central Illinois and was chair
of the Springfield Salvation Army’s Tree of Lights fund
raising/bell ringing campaign for two years.
Paul and his
wife, Suanne, a licensed funeral director at Staab Funeral Home,
are the proud parents of two children.