Julie Moore Wolfe

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Julie Moore Wolfe

Candidate for Council, four-year term

AGE: 48

FAMILY: Husband: Doug Wolfe. Children: Travis (18), Hannah (14), Mallory (12)

YEARS LIVED IN DECATUR: 22 years (1986-present) MU student 1978-1980

POLITICAL EXPERIENCE:

I worked for the most notorious Governor in the history of the State of Illinois.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

2008-Present: Dir. Community & Government Relations at Decatur Memorial Hospital

2004-2008: Regional Manager for DCEO's Opportunity Returns Program

1997-2004: President, Chamber of Commerce for Decatur & Macon County

1986-1997: Evening News Anchor, WAND-TV

1982-1986: Anchor/Producer/Reporter for KVII-TV, Amarillo, Texas

COMMUNITY SERVICE EXPERIENCE:

Currently: Junior Achievement, Board Chairman; Rotary Club of Decatur, Program Chair & Board Member; Decatur Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, Board Member; Decatur Club, Board Member & Secretary; Chairman, 2009 American Heart Association Heart Gala; Volunteer for Meridian Schools sporting events (I make a lot of popcorn!)

Previously: Board Member of the Economic Development Corporation of Decatur/Macon County, Illinois Chamber of Commerce, Illinois Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (Chairman for two years), Partners in Education, Easter Seals, Junior Welfare Association, Downtown Decatur Council, Decatur Area Labor/Management Council; Additionally, I have volunteered for numerous community and school events.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor of Journalism Degree, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1982

Business Major, Millikin University 1978-1980

Graduate of Mattoon High School, Class of 1978

STATEMENT TO VOTERS:

I love Decatur, and would like to be a part of shaping the city's future. I want this to be a city that my children choose to live in, once they're grown. It should be a city of promise, with great job opportunities, and a place that people are proud to call home. I have strong background in economic development and civic involvement, so I feel like I know how to get things done. I'm also someone people can talk to, and communication is so important in local government! I want our community to be proud of its local government, and to feel like they have a voice. I can be that voice for the people of Decatur.

OTHER COMMENTS:

It's time that we have a City Council that is able to get things done in a timely manner, without personal agendas. My door will always be open to citizens of Decatur, and I will always listen to your concerns. I will always tell you the truth, and I will work hard to represent you. I hope you will trust me with your support.

CONTACT:

Cell Phone: 433-4892

E-mail: j.moorewolfe@gmail.com

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