Julie has been flying for 20 years. She started flying lessons at the Island Airport while at U of T doing her BSc; she then went to Seneca College to do the rest of her flight training. She was a flight instructor for 5 years before working for Air Georgian out of Toronto Pearson. She joined Porter Airlines in 2009 and over the 10 years, worked on many company programs and initiatives including Assistant Chief Pilot, Recruitment and Retention. In 2019 she joined Jazz Aviation as the Chief Pilot Line Operations in Toronto.
As the Chief Pilot Line Operations, she is a Captain on the Q400 and flies within the Jazz network as well as supports the Toronto operation. In this role she will continue to support pilot recruitment and work towards the promotion of engaging more women in aviation.