Julie works closely with the executive director and staff to continue the great work CRWA does and to take on the many issues the river and watershed residents face from climate change. As Director of Projects, she also manages CRWA’s science program and serves as project manager for CRWA's Smart Sewering, Twinning and Climate Change Adaptation projects. Julie provides support for CRWA’s advocacy work, analyzing CRWA’s research and data to inform organizational focus and reviewing project or permit applications. Julie often presents CRWA’s work at conferences, with local officials or committees, and at public events.
Julie ran CRWA's Field Science program from 2008 to 2014. Prior to joining CRWA, Julie was an AmeriCorps volunteer with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources where she participated in water quality monitoring, and stream surveying and restoration. She also worked as a Program Educator for the New England Aquarium.
Julie has a B.A. in Mathematics from Boston College and an M.S. in Environmental Science from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She is the proud mother of Connor and Brayden, a fitness enthusiast and marathoner, and can frequently be found running with him along the Charles.