Director of External Affairs
Julie Dussard joins us from the private sector as Director of External Affairs. In her role she covers a broad range of functions for Hope Community, including media relations, fund raising, marketing, communications, public relations, advocacy outreach, and government relations. As the Director of External Affairs, Julie leads a small team tasked with promoting the public image of Hope Community and advancing its financial sustainability. In addition to creating and implementing public relations, marketing and communications strategies; building and fostering relationships with constituents; and enhancing the organization's public image and brand. Julie has a B.S. in Marketing and Business Administration. She brings years of Marketing and Communications experience from the Media, Financial and Education industry.