Paris is a San Diego native with a passion for people and travel. Her grandfather, Lt Col Edwin Clement, was General MacArthur's navigator at the surrender of Japan in WWII. When she realized her love for aviation and travel, Paris joined Women in Aviation International and became the Outreach and Social Media Director for the San Diego Chapter in 2013. She continued her support to the chapter and was elected Chapter President for 2017. Paris holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Aeronautical Science and Airport Management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
Paris completed Officers Training School in Montgomery, Alabama with the United States Air Force in 2015 and is currently a Second Lieutenant in the Air Force Reserves. She works full time with Virgin America Airlines (now part of Alaska Airlines) in San Diego and loves being able to travel the world at a moment's notice while positively impacting the lives of others at the airline. Paris' career and personal goals include becoming part of the leadership team as a regional director with Alaska Airlines, as well as raising a family. Her favorite places to travel are Amsterdam and Costa Rica. Her favorite aircraft is the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III, a military transport aircraft.