Julie is the Director of Corporate Services and Commissioning at Selby District Council with a wide ranging remit that encompasses most of the Council's front line service delivery and operational services.
Before her current role Julie worked at Huntingdonshire District Council, as Corporate Director - Services, her Directorate comprised Customer Services, Finance and Resources and Operations.
Julie began her local government career working as a professional trainee in Housing and over the years has worked in a variety of jobs across different disciplines and in District, County and Unitary authorities. She has also worked in regional roles for example with the East Midlands Improvement and Efficiency Partnership and between 2000 and 2005 Julie worked for the Audit Commission as a Best Value Inspector, Housing Inspector and finally Lead Housing Inspector for the North East Region.
Julie became a board member because she is committed to supporting the delivery of affordable housing in the Selby District. She recognises the importance of volunteers to small charitable bodies such as the Selby and District Housing Trust and enjoys working with the Board to ensure the Housing that the Trust invests in is well managed and maintained and tenants are provided with a good quality service.