Julie Dime serves as Vice President of Government Advocacy at VHHA. She has more than 17 years of political and legislative experience including government relations, campaign management, grassroots management, public speaking, fundraising, community outreach initiatives and both federal and state legislative processes. Prior to joining VHHA, Julie was the Director of Government Affairs in the Tyson’s office of Williams Mullen. She has also served as the managing director for the Northern Virginia office of a highly regarded government affairs/lobbying firm. She also served as the Chief of Staff and Senior Campaign Advisor for a Virginia State Delegate where she oversaw all aspects of the legislative and public relations strategies and responses to legislative and constituent correspondence. Julie serves on the Board of the Directors for the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce as well as the Mt. Vernon Board of Visitors. Julie and her husband Todd reside in Richmond, Virginia.