Years of Service: 
January, 2018 to January, 2021
Sticky at the top of lists: 

Julie Kettner
Director of Programming
Julie comes to SADD with over 20 years of professional experience, including over nine years in youth traffic safety. She has an extensive background in graphic design, public relations, and marketing. Julie has managed, projects, campaigns, and has planned, coordinated, and executed events for large groups including working with government contractors. She has written project plans and contracts, as well as copy for websites and newsletters. Her expertise in working with partners has included project development and implementation in addition to securing donations and connecting like-minded organizations. Prior to joining the team at SADD, Julie was the Communications Director for The Gillen Group. She made a positive impact at the National Organizations for Youth Safety as the Director of Youth Engagement and enjoyed working with many traffic safety organizations and youth. Her commitment to a safety culture helped to build a strong coalition and laid a path for youth and adults to engage in opportunities on a global scale. Outside work, Julie enjoys spending time with her husband and three daughters. Her hobbies include traveling and knitting. She can even speak conversational French and would love to travel back to France someday. Julie currently resides in Bristow, VA.