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Julie Jurkowski

Julie Jurkowski Julie Jurkowski joined the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) in 2014.

Julie was born and raised in the Midwest and has spent most of her adult life traveling and working in, and for, the protection of the natural environment. She came to Arizona in 2008 to complete her Bachelor’s degrees at Prescott College. After she worked in northern California helping to create a Green Business Program and implement energy efficiency programs she returned to Arizona to complete a MS in Climate Science and Solutions from Northern Arizona University and make Flagstaff her home.

Before joining the ITEP team, Julie worked for the Office of Sustainability at Northern Arizona University and as a backpacking guide in Grand Canyon National Park. She is passionate about environmental responsibility and has done work ranging from studying jaguar populations throughout the U.S. and Mexico border wall regions to researching energy policy to help determine new markets for renewable energy credits. She brings multiple years of experience in energy efficiency work, green building consulting, conference organization, and project coordination.

When she is not working, you can find Julie outdoors hiking one of the many trails in the Grand Canyon or at home cooking and hanging out with her dogs.

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