Julie O'Connell

  1. President

    140 Gregory Avenue

    Evanston, WY  82930


    Appointment and Term
    Appointment on July 21, 2015

    Term expires January 2020


    Personal Statement
    When I was first asked to serve on this board I wondered, why me?  I was a new mom and had just put my teaching career on hold to raise a family.  What did I have to give the Urban Renewal Agency?  Well, I gladly accepted my appointment and reminded myself that I do have a lot to offer.  I am an Evanston native and I am invested in this community with endless hours of volunteer work and monetary donations.  I care about Evanston and its future.  I want this community to prosper and I want my children to be proud of their hometown and to believe in giving back to meaningful organizations.  I believe in downtown preservation and revitalization and the National Main Street Approach.  The City of Evanston has a rich history and a brilliant future.  I simply want to help preserve and promote.


    Volunteer Efforts
    Renewal Ball, volunteer 2006-2018

    Renewal Ball, chair 2016

    Brew Fest 2016-2018


    Education & Training
    Bachelors of Arts in Business Administration, Finance, Seattle University, May 2002

    Teacher Certification, University of Washington, Bothell, May 2006

    Jon Schallert Workshop, Transform Your Business into a Consumer Destination, April 2018

    TIPS Training, May 2018