Governor's Sector Lead
Before joining the Department of Commerce, Julia worked as Gov. Inslee's Northwest Regional Representative, serving Snohomish, Skagit, Whatcom, Island and San Juan counties. While working for the Governor, she focused on stakeholder engagement and coalition building. Prior to that position, she worked as a Congressional Liaison to Rep. Suzan DelBene (WA-1) in her district office. Julia also worked in Washington, DC within the political arena both on and off the hill.
Julia has a Masters of Public Administration with a concentration in Public and Economic Policy from London School of Economics and Political Science and graduated with Honors from Pitzer College with a B.A. in International Studies. She was a Fulbright Scholar to Bulgaria where she focused on the sociopolitical implications of Bulgaria's nuclear energy sector while they prepared for EU accession.