Paul Olivett serves as the Executive Director of the State College Area Education Foundation. He has more than 20 years of experience as a development professional, including six years at Penn State as a Director of Development. He and his wife Denise moved to State College in 1995 and have both been active volunteers in the community and the school district. Paul was a member and chair of the SCASD CAC for Finance and has been involved as a coach in a variety of youth sports programs including State College Little League, Assembly of God Boys Developmental Football League, and the State College Teener League. He also served for several years as a board member for the State College Music Academy.

Paul is also a registered PIAA Official for both basketball and baseball.