Paul N. Wyatt
Mayor Pro Tem; City of Dana Point


Paul was elected to the Dana Point City Council on November 8, 2016. Paul is a retired engineering executive. During his 40-year career in computer engineering and robotics he helped launch several successful companies. Most recently he served as Vice President of Software Engineering for a company that designed, built and deployed ocean-going robots to monitor the world’s oceans. Previously Paul helped launch and build a solar energy company where as Vice President of Operations he was responsible for remotely operating commercial- and utility-scale solar power plants around the world using systems he developed.

Paul has a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati.


  • Representative, Orange County Library Advisory Board
  • Representative, South Coast Water District
  • (Water & Sewer Committee)
  • Representative, South OC Watershed Management 
  • Area Partners Executive Committee
  • Director, Ocean Institute
  • Alternate Representative, Age Well Senior Services, Inc.
  • Alternate Delegate, City Selection Committee County of 
  • Orange – Clerk of the Board
  • Alternate Delegate, League of California Cities
  • Alternate Representative, South Orange County Association 
  • of Mayors (SOCAM)
  • Homeless Task Force
  •  Ocean Water Quality Subcommittee