Julia contributes to both the Declare program and Materials team at ILFI. She provides technical support to manufacturers interested in providing ingredient transparency in the building materials industry, as well as guidance for project teams pursuing the Materials Petal of the Living Building Challenge.
While pursuing her undergraduate degree at the University of Washington, Julia had the opportunity to travel to Morocco to study sustainable entrepreneurship and agriculture among rural farmers in the the High Atlas mountains. She developed a passion for the intersection between business and the environment, graduating from the University of Washington with a degree in Environmental Studies and a minor in Business Administration & Entrepreneurship.
Originally from Bainbridge Island, Julia loves taking advantage of all the activities Pacific Northwest has to offer. She particularly enjoys skiing, cheering on the UW Huskies, and hiking with her friends, family and Bernese Mountain Dog, Lola.