Julie has been a resident of the Village of Niles since 1997. She is married and the proud parent of three children. Julie is currently employed as a police officer in the City of Park Ridge.
Since 1997, Julie has been an active part of the Niles community. She currently sits on the Niles Park District Board of Commissioners in the role as President. In addition, she has been appointed as a Stakeholder for the Village of Niles Economic Development & Neighborhood Renewal Commission, a Trustee for the Liponi Foundation which benefits the Maine-Niles Association for Special Recreation and a board member of the Sister Cities Association of Niles. As a former parent volunteer at St. John Brebeuf, she has volunteered in a variety of ways, such as room parent, athletic coach, Design and Auction Chairperson for their annual fundraiser "Gala" and Parent/ Student Association Board member. Julie currently volunteers at Notre Dame College Prep in their fundraising efforts and as a team parent volunteer.
She and her husband are avid supporters of the Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics Illinois, the Niles Chamber of Commerce, the Liponi Foundation and numerous other local organizations. Their passion is to give back to the community. Julie is truly proud to be part of the Niles Park District Board of Commissioners and to continue the success of our programs and activities. During her time as a Commissioner, she was instrumental in bringing several new ideas to the parks. A few of these ideas include the Harvest Hustle 5K Run to benefit Niles Family Services and Niles Food Pantry, water bottle filling stations at several of our facilities to save plastic bottles from our landfills and outdoor fitness equipment at Oak Park.