Paula Murphy, Secretary
Ms. Murphy joined the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority that oversees the Reno-Tahoe International Airport and Reno-Stead Airport in 2013 as an Internal Auditor and promoted in 2023 to Senior Internal Auditor. Previously, she worked in banking as a Commercial Bank Examiner for the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, as an Internal Auditor for a community bank in Truckee, California, and as a credit analyst for U.S. Bank. While raising her two children, she had a contract loan underwriting business.
Ms. Murphy graduated from the California State University, Chico, and earned a B.S. in Business Administration in Business Policy. She also is a Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Government Auditing Professional, and Commissioned Commercial Bank Examiner.
Ms. Murphy joined the AAIA in 2013 and was elected Secretary in 2022. In 2018, she was appointed the Assistant Treasurer. In 2019 she was elected to the Board and became the Information Technology (IT) Coordinator where she participated in launching the current website platform and Chaired the IT Committee. She currently Chairs the Communication Committee and is on the Executive, Conference, and IT Committees.
Volunteer work over the past several years includes being a girl scout leader, Treasurer for the KidZone Children's Museum, and Treasurer for a Parent Faculty Association. She is currently a member of the Biggest Little Talkers Toastmasters Club, where she is the Vice President of Education and past Area 21 Director for Toastmasters District 39, Division B.
She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and hanging out with friends.