Paula Dawson-Downs

Professional Experience

  • Ranger with National Park Service, Cape Hatteras¬† 1973-1979,
  • Radford University Student Affairs Student Activity Assistant Director 1979-1991
  • American Red Cross New River Valley Director 91-2011.


  • A.A. St. Mary's College Raleigh, N.C.,
  • B.S. Parks & Recreation Radford College
  • M.S. Leisure Services Radford University

Focus areas: Administration, instruction, management, and development in planning and organization with respect to business/agency and program development; safety and security planning and procedures.