Julie was born and raised in Alaska. She graduated from NMIMT, May 2000. Upon graduating, she worked as a Drilling Services Engineering and
Directional Driller offshore in the Gulf of Mexico for SLB, Louisiana, 2000-2004.
In November, 2004, she moved to Wyoming to work for Scientific Drilling as the Rockies Region Engineer.
July, 2006, she married Josh Cruse. She has a stepdaughter, Devin, and Cecile and Therese, twins, were born in March, 2007.
We got to meet Julie, Josh, and the twins at this past fall's recruiting fair on campus. She definitely had her hands full, but was more than willing to talk to the students. Her contributions to the student chapter
include numerous sponsorships for their golf scrambles. Julie joins Alumni of the Month along with her fellow classmate, JJ.