Paul moved to Washougal in 2000. He graduated from Culver Military Academy and studied Economics, Mechanical Engineering, and American History at MIT. A self-described "nerd," and "wonk," he enjoys "… putting my butt in a chair and learning stuff …" so he goes to lots of trainings and conventions to bring back knowledge, and has completed the Association of WA Cities Advanced Certificate of Municipal Leadership and the WA Department of Commerce NW Economic Development Training Course, among others.
Paul Greenlee was appointed to City Council April 2007. He was elected November in 2007, 2009, 2013 and 2017. Paul currently serves as Mayor Pro Tem, on Council Committees for Finance, Community Development and the City Wellness Committee. He serves as Council liaisons to the Washougal School District, the Washougal Downtown Association, and represents Washougal and Camas on the Regional Transportation Council.
Paul is Vice Chair of the Anderson Foundation, outgoing Jr. Warden for St. Anne's Episcopal Church, and a "Key Leader" for Unite! The Washougal Community Coalition. Additionally, Paul has served on the following boards and committees:
Board of Trustees of the Association of Washington Cities Employee Benefits Trust