Julie A. Gifford, Regional Military Relations Liaison

Julie Gifford is the Regional Military Liaison to the Governor’s Office for the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Julie serves as a liaison between the Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs and military leaders as well as regional and local community leaders who represent Hampton Roads, the South Potomac and the Eastern Shore areas of Virginia.  Julie’s primary roles include identifying resources to assist displaced workers from reductions in Defense spending and supporting ways for defense industry businesses to diversify and grow their operations.  She has a Masters in Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations.