Julie serves on Lions Tigers & Bears's Board of Directors as Treasurer. Julie is a Certified Nurse Assistant and Medical Assistant. She has spent her career prepping operating rooms, assisting in surgery and coordinating quality assurance programs for human clients. She now brings that medical acumen to her animal charges at Lions Tigers and Bears, where she assists in medical procedures and examinations in our on-site medical facility.
In addition to assisting with the medical needs of our rescued residents, Julie volunteers several days a week providing daily care to our resident bears and big cats. She prepares the animal's specialized diets, administers medication, vitamins and supplements, provides husbandry, and ensures the animals are happy, healthy, and well cared for.