Julie is a spouse to her husband, Chad, and an advocate for all things CF. She and her husband are inspired and motivated by volunteering with the Foundation in numerous ways. Formally a co-chair of a 20+ year dinner dance, Julie is now a mentor with Community Voice, a Tomorrow's Leader, the leader of a Great Strides team, is serving as the 2022 Volunteer Leadership Conference Co-chair, and has been featured on the Breaking Through podcast. Julie was born in Michigan and currently living in Alexandria, Va., where she is a mom to two boys and a full-time teacher. She enjoys running, going on adventures with her family, and scouting out local food gems.