Julie Claiborn Shull
Director of Communications
Julie joined NCFA in October 2013. As leader of the communications team, Julie keeps our community up-to-date on the latest in adoption by through our monthly Adoption Advocate publication and This Month in Adoption, NCFA's members-only newsletter. She also serves as the website administrator for AdoptionCouncil.org, AdoptionMonth.org, and NCFAconference.org and coordinates all of NCFA’s social networks. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!
Julie holds a B.A. in Anthropology from Wake Forest University with a minor in Spanish and a post-graduate certificate in Strategic Marketing from UCLA. Prior to NCFA, she worked in a healthcare non-profit, specializing in marketing causes to donors and social media followers. Adoption—especially the adoption of older children—is incredibly important to Julie because her three sisters were adopted as teenagers. Julie resides in Raleigh, North Carolina, with her husband Martin and two dogs Tribble and Deacon.