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Assistant City Manager
 
 Interim City Manager Julie Burch
  Assistant City Manager Julie Burch
Burch joined the City of Charlotte in 1987. She began her full-time public service career with the City of Phoenix, where she served for 12 years.

Currently an Assistant City Manager for the City of Charlotte, Burch is responsible for environment, neighborhoods and housing activities for the City. Burch led the development of the city's first Focus Area Plan for the environment as well as annual updates. Burch is the lead staff member for two City Council committeees: Environment and Housing and Neighborhood Development. She also chairs a multidisciplinary staff team to develop and implement environmental policies and programs and represent the City in several regional environmental intiatives related to sustainability. Burch also leads a team composed of internal City departments and externl service agency representatives working together to best levarage information and resources to improve Charlotte's quality of life.

She received her master's degree in Public Administration from the University of Colorado and a bachelor's degree in Political Science from Kansas State University. She is a graduate of the Senior Executive Institute through the University of Virginia and the Rocky Mountain Program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government through the University of Colorado.

Burch is a member of the International City/County Management Association and the North Carolina City and County Management Association. She is also a member of the American Society for Public Administration and the National Association of Local Government Environmental Professionals. She is a graduate of Leadership Charlotte, Class XII.

She lives in Charlotte with her husband, Denver Board.


Experience 
  • Interim City Manager - City of Charlotte (December 2012 - April 2013)
  • Assistant City Manager - City of Charlotte (1987 - present) 
  • Oversees the City's Environment, Neighborhoods and Housing initiatives. 
  • Staff resource for the Environment, Housing and Neighborhood Development Committees 
  • Led the development of the City's first Focus Area Plan for the Environment 
  • Assistant Management and Budget Director - City of Phoenix, AZ (1984-1987 )
  • Various management roles - City of Phoenix, AZ (1975 - 1984)
Education
  • Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Kansas State University
  • Master's Degree in Public Administration from University of Colorado
  • Graduate of the Senior Executive Institute through University of Virginia and the Rocky Mountain Program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government through the University of Colorado
Membership/Affiliations
  • International City/County Management Association
  • North Carolina City and County Management Association
  • American Society of Public Administration  National Association of Local Government Environmental Professionals
  • Leadership Charlotte, Class XII
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  • Recreation
  • Education
  • Human and Social Services 
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