Julie has lived in Central Oregon for over 40 years. She is married to her husband, Rocky, of 36 years and they have two children, Cameron and Hailie Childress. Julie has managed the family business, Sunset Plumbing, for 27 years alongside her brother and husband. Both of her two children work in the family business, as well. In her free time, Julie enjoys music, hiking, mt. biking, snowboarding, traveling and spending time with her family. She especially enjoys spending time with her grandson, Rush Owen. Over the years, Julie and her family have enjoyed attending the Sisters Folk Festival and all of the associated events. In addition, Sunset Plumbing has been a sponsor of the Folk Art Circle for many years. She is excited to join the SFF board and looks forward to contributing to this amazing organization.