Julie Bongard is the Healthy Eating Coordinator in the Healthy Communities Department for Spokane Regional Health District. Ms. Bongard worked as a healthcare professional on the eastern seaboard and inland northwest overseeing large food service operations and troubleshooting systems for independent and contract food services. During her tenure working with food service operations she founded a professional organization of Food Service Managers in eastern Washington for networking and enhancing regulatory and industry knowledge. Being active in several different segments of the food service business has enabled Ms. Bongard to develop resources to draw upon to problem solve and assist partners with challenges and give them options they don’t know are available.
Julie has been serving on the Feed Spokane Board since 2014 and currently serves as board secretary. She has been married for 27 years, has one son, two rescue animals and is expecting her first grandchild later this year.