'84 MS Higher Education
Chief of Staff and Director of Development
Julie joined the Alumni Association staff in 1984 and spent three decades working in outreach and events programs. She became chief of staff and director of development in November 2015. In her current role, Julie administers the Alumni Association's Distinguished Alumni Award and Honorary Alumni Award, oversees the Alumni Association staff and operations, and coordinates fundraising and donor recognition efforts on behalf of the Alumni Association and ISU Foundation.
Hometown: Iowa City, Iowa
Favorite ISU tradition: Big 12 Basketball Tournament
Favorite food: Fresh seafood
What I like about my job: The people. I work with outstanding student leaders and fun and enthusiastic alumni!
In my spare time, I like to: enjoy the outdoors -- run, bike, hike, boat, and snow and water ski.
Something unique that most people don't know about me: My undergraduate degree is from the University of Northern Colorado.
The Iowa State University Alumni Association is an independent 501(c)3, self-governing organization charged with the mission of engaging the talents and resources of alumni, students, and friends in the life, work, and aspiration of Iowa State University. Our vision is to become the lifetime partner in engaging all alumni, students, and friends with Iowa State University.