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Paul Duffy currently
serves as the Town’s Director of Recreation.
Paul has over thirty-four years in his profession,
with the majority of time, thirty-two years being in municipal government. He
is actively engaged in his profession by being an executive board member of the
New England Parks Association, a former Executive Board Member of the Rhode
Island Recreation and Parks Association, and President of Well One
Foundation. Paul is a Certified Park and Recreation Professional from the
National Parks and Recreation Association. Paul has held a variety of
positions around the state serving as the General Manager of the Town of North
Kingstown’s municipal golf course and Allen Harbor Marina, he was the North
Kingstown Recreation Department Coordinator for the Wickford Art Festival and
was the Community Development Block Grant Director for North Kingstown and East
Greenwich. Paul holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Providence
College and a Master’s in Counseling from the University of Rhode Island.
In Paul’s role, he is responsible for directing,
managing and overseeing the operations of the Recreation Department which
includes year round recreational programming including all activities at the
Westerly Town Beaches, the summer playground program, the summer tennis program
and various fall and spring recreational programs. Paul is the town liaison to the Westerly
Recreation Board providing the members with technical and logistical support.
Paul is married to his wife Laurie and they live
in North Kingstown.