Paula Bibbs-Samuels
Statewide Parent Collaboration Group Representative

Paula Bibbs-Samuels joins the Children’s Commission as a parent representative from Slaton, Texas. Since 2008, Ms. Bibbs-Samuels has worked for as an Operations Support Specialist for over 12 years. Additionally, she serves as a volunteer for the Lubbock Region 1 Parent Collaboration Group, and for local and state church organizations.

Paula advocates for parents and families and is a public speaker supporting their voices. She is a member of the Birth Parent National Network (BPNN) and works to change policy, practices and procedures to better align with a Family First declaration.

Paula has a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and currently is a LPC Associate under the supervision of Dr. Bryan Moffit, LPC-S. Paula works diligently to complete the required counseling hours to obtain an unrestricted LPC license.