Julie has been a Bergen County educator for over 25 years. She received her BA from Lafayette College, MAs from Fairleigh Dickinson/Ramapo College, and a PhD from Fordham University. Julie has been a Spring Lake Toys Foundation Board Member since its inception. Her past volunteer work has included being a PTO executive board member, an Oakland Schools Education Foundation trustee, and a Girl Scout leader. Julie currently resides in Oakland, NJ with her husband, Todd, and two children, Tara and Connor.