Julie is the Chief Operating Officer. As she expands her role administratively, she continues advocate and advance OACHC’s legislative priorities at the state and federal levels. She also coordinates the association’s grassroots efforts, which allows the OACHC membership to effectively communicate with their elected representatives. Prior to joining OACHC Julie served as the Legislative Liaison for Governor Bob Taft overseeing all health and human services issues, was the legislative aide to former State Representative Merle Grace Kearns (Springfield) and also worked in the Ohio Dental Association’s legislative division. Julie has a B.A. from The Ohio State University.