Scroll down to download the resource!About the Author: Paul Christy joined OSF at the beginning of 2019 and continues to work to help guide the transition through these pivotal years. He’s no stranger to the Festival; he’s been enjoying OSF performances for 40 years on frequent family visits with his wife, Teresina.
Paul retired from the federal government as an economist and senior executive with seven federal agencies in both the Executive and Legislative Branches in Washington, D.C. He was instrumental in establishing risk management at the U.S. Small Business Administration, where he served as Chief Information and Operating Officer.
Paul has a passion for U.S. history and the Civil War, and he volunteered for over 10 years as a docent and guide at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery and at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C.
Since retiring to the Rogue Valley, Paul has enjoyed teaching history courses at SOU’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, and volunteered with OSF’s Marketing and Development departments. He is a native of Buffalo, New York, and received degrees from the University of Dayton, Ohio, and the University of Connecticut.