Vice President, Government Relations
A Capitol Hill veteran, Julia serves as the primary liaison between CRN and elected officials in Washington, DC. Her policy experience includes serving as a Legislative Director in the House of Representatives and as Committee Staff in the Senate. During that time, Ms. Gustafson drafted and oversaw development of dozens of laws, including bills that authorized programs critical to CRN and its members.
Ms. Gustafson has also worked for other industry trade associations in Washington, as well as advised Fortune 100 companies on legislative strategy and political advocacy. A licensed attorney, she attended the University of Georgia, Oxford University, and the University of Montana School of Law.
An avid Washington Nationals and Georgia Bulldogs fan, Ms. Gustafson lives in Washington, DC. She volunteers with local animal rescue organizations and serves on the Board of her local neighborhood association.