About Julie Hulburd
Julie Hulburd is a Colchester resident, with deep family roots in Colchester and Vermont dating back to the 1700s. Julie attended Colchester Schools and is a graduate of NVU-Johnson, where she was President of the Student Government and Vice President of the Vermont State Colleges Student Government. After living in other near by Vermont communities, Julie returned to her hometown in 2010 because she wanted her two boys, who were then in pre-school, to have access to the excellent programs, parks and community that she was fortunate to grow up with.
Julie is a member of the Colchester Parks and Rec Advisory Board, a Justice of the Peace, and the Chair of the Vermont State Ethics Commission. Julie has 12 years of municipal government experience, having served in administrative or leadership team roles in two of Vermont's busiest and most diverse cities. Currently, Julie is the Human Resources Director at the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation and holds PHR and SHRM-CP Certifications.
Julie believes, "When we are chosen by the public to serve in an elected position, our neighbors are placing their trust in us. We are expected to be good stewards of public funds and services. This includes governing with transparency and thoughtful decision making. With a solid foundation of trust, we can move our town's future forward."
Community Service is one of Julie's core values. She participates annually in the Vermont Brain Injury Association's Walk For Thought, and at the local Night to Shine event, a prom for individuals with special needs. Julie has also volunteered with the Miss Vermont Scholarship Organization, an organization that promotes leadership and scholarship among teens and college aged women. This year Julie and her family will participate in the American Cancer Society's Hope on the Slopes event at Jay Peak.
Julie lives near Bay Road with her husband Jared, two teenage sons Chris and Ben, their cat Leia, and rescue pup Kooper. The family enjoys skiing in the winter and paddle boarding in the summer. Kooper especially enjoys summer walks with "mom" on the Causeway.
When asked why she's seeking a position on the town Select Board Julie notes, "I grew up here. I am excited for the opportunity give back to my hometown by helping to plant the seeds for Colchester's future"