About Julie

Current and Former Positions

  • Hayward Planning Commissioner, Current Member and former Chair
  • Hayward Community Services Commissioner, former Chair
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Lawyer
  • Mother to two school-aged kids
  • Secretary, Hillview Crest Elementary Parent Teacher Club
  • School Site Council Member, Hillview Crest Elementary School
  • Board Member, Fairway Park Treeview Swim Club
  • Compliance Officer, Colorado Democratic Party


  • Stood up for affordable housing by approving 325 units of new affordable housing for Hayward
  • Fought for funding for homeless services like the Downtown Streets Team 
  • Stood up for our nonprofits by not backing down on key funding recommendations to the City Council
  • Supported our students and teachers on the Parent Teacher Club
  • Helped set budget priorities for our school on the School Site Council
  • Became a substitute teacher to better understand what teachers were up against in our local schools
  • Provides pro bono legal services to families and seniors in Alameda and Santa Clara Counties
  • Managed capital campaign for a new, state-of-the-art, senior center in Palo Alto
  • Fought for indigent clients in the criminal justice system as a law clerk for the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office
  • Provided research on homicide trends, controlling gun sales, and the San Francisco Promise project as a law clerk for the City of San Francisco Mayor’s Office
  • Managed campaign expenditures and contributions to help elect Democratic candidates in Colorado
  • In Washington, DC, provided research on raising asset limits for public assistance recipients so that they may save to invest in their future