A native of Stone Mountain, Julie graduated from Shorter College with a B.A in Communication and a Master of Arts in Leadership.
She has made her mission to be involved in our community and champion causes in which she is passionate.

Her areas of service include:
TRED (Trails for Recreation, and Economic Development) Rome/Floyd–Volunteer and now first Executive Director
William S. Davies Homeless Shelter Board
Exchange Club Family Resource Center Board
Former Elm Street Elementary School Parent Volunteer
YMCA’s Outreach Feeding Program
Rome First Methodist Church-liturgist
Rome City Schools Parent Advisory Committee
2017 SPLOST Citizens Advisory Committee Member

Julie and her husband, Trey are the proud parents of two sons, Nate and Charlie

Nominated by Allison Watters and others—Mary Hardin Thornton says “Julie is the person you want on your team or committee. She possesses the qualities a person only gains from becoming fully involved in her work. She understands how things work and always remain fair and positive.”




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