Julie has a Bachelor’s degree in Human Development/Family Studies with a minor in Psychology. Her work experience began with direct care and management in group homes. She worked at Devereux for ten years, working primarily as a medical case manager. She performed Development work for the Santa Barbara Education Foundation for over a year. She has been a marketing consultant for several small businesses and nonprofits, and is a board member of UCP/Work Inc. and Angels Bearing Gifts. Julie also serves as a group captain for the Women’s Fund of Santa Barbara. She is married with two daughters ages 18 and 21. When her children were younger, she worked with Parent Click, doing Marketing/Sales for seven years.