Eagle spotting!
Emceeing the Riot of Reading
Enjoying a fall hike
Emceeing the Riot of Reading
At the races!
Coaching
Grapevine Food Sharing with Envision
Graduation Night
A Stone Soup Dinner
A Mission Christmas
The family homestead
Out for a ride.
Strands of Poverty Event
Our pups!
Rooting on our favourite team.
Go Team Canada!
Scuba diving
Emceeing... again
Travelling
I got cut in half for charity!

All About Paul

Deep Roots. Bright Future.

If you've lived in Mission for any time at all, chances are that you have already crossed paths with Paul.

Paul's family is here.

Happily married to Tracy

Proud dad to David.

Lives in Silverdale on land that has been in the family for 5 generations.  

Paul has a history of community service.

Elected Mayor in April 2021 in a by-election.

Served on District of Mission council from 2005-2011

Leadership of Mission's Stone Soup Initiative and Grapevine Food Sharing.

Operates The Mission Hot Seat, S'Up Mission? and multiple other community Facebook pages.

Coaches minor lacrosse and operates Adult Drop-In Lacrosse in Mission.

Former board member of Mission Historical Society, Southwest Mission Ratepayers and other community boards.

Trains Engaged Community Guides (ECGs), volunteers and human service workers throughout our community.

Paul's work life is about improving lives, organizations & communities.

College instructor (at Riverside College)

Operates a successful management consulting firm

Focused on improving community and organizational performance through education and collaboration.

Works with many organizations, including local social service agencies, private colleges, RCMP and the College of Physicians & Surgeons of BC.  

Paul knows his stuff.

Bachelor of Arts (Thompson Rivers University)

Professional Teachers Certification (University of the Fraser Valley, Dean's List)

Masters of Science: Performance Management and Workplace Learning (University of Leicester, with Merit)

Mission is a big part of Paul's pastimes. 

Plays lacrosse and disc golf.  

Enjoys motorsports, photography, reading, cooking and spending time with his dogs.

Paul values his family legacy.

Paul's great grandfather, J.O. Manzer, was one of Mission's earliest elected leaders.  

That's a legacy Paul takes seriously.


Paul is passionate about Mission and wants to keep our community moving forward in a way that remembers our shared values and traditions.