Community Engagement Specialist
Julia Mueller is the Community Engagement Specialist at APHSA. In this role, Julia is a part of the Organizational Effectiveness Team where she provides a lived experience lens to various projects within APHSA.
Julia has lived experience in the child welfare system since birth. Through this experience, she has utilized her voice to advocate for youth in the child welfare system since 2020. Prior to joining APHSA, Julia has experience working in a leadership position on the Pennsylvania Youth Advisory Board, Young Adult Consultant for the Capacity Building Center for States, & as a Standardized Client for the University of Pittsburgh, School of Social Work.
Through these leadership roles, she has developed and fine-tuned her public speaking, tailored services administration, meeting facilitation, strategic sharing, advocacy, sustainability, capacity building, and child welfare knowledge skills.
Julia graduated from West Chester University in May of 2023, as an Honors student majoring in media and culture with a minor in law. She is committed to bettering the human services system and the collective at large to build a sustainable future for generations to come.