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Julia Cothran Bernath
210 Lackland Court, Atlanta, GA  30350
julia@juliabernath.com
770-391-9233

Board Meeting

Personal Information
Married to Terry Bernath (1975). Three children, all products of Fulton County Schools.

Education
Graduated University of Georgia, Magna Cum Laude, 1975 - ABJ Degree, Broadcast News
Member Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Lambda Delta, Kappa Delta (President '74-5)

Education-Related Experience
Fulton County Schools:
Fulton County Schools - Board Member, District 7 Representative, President, VP
Fulton County Schools Pension Board - Member, Chair, Vice Chair
Fulton Education Foundation Board of Directors
Georgia School Boards Association - President, Vice President, Treasurer, various committees
GSBA Vision for Public Education in Georgia - Steering Committee
Georgia Professional Standards Commission - Vice Chair
Georgia Music Educators Association Board of Directors
Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education Advisory Board - training for local school board candidates
National School Boards Association - State Association President, Federal Relations Network, Delegate Assembly
Presenter - National School Boards Association, Nashville Chamber of Commerce, Performance Institute Balanced Scorecard Masters Seminar

Awards & Leadership Experience:
National School Boards Association Distinguished School Board member; Georgia Music Educators Association Friend of Education Award; Leadership Sandy Springs Outstanding Alumni Award; Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta Women of Achievement Award; Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Children's Legacy "Ten Women of Distinction" Award; PTA Life Membership Award; PTA Volunteer of the Year Award; Leadership Atlanta; Regional Leadership Institute; Leadership Sandy Springs; Leadership GSBA; GPEE Education Policy Fellow; Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta's Linking Leadership to Community; Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta Erwin Zaban Leadership and Max Kuniansky Leadership; Atlanta Senior Olympics Volunteer Co-Chair ; mentor for NSBA, GSBA, L.E.A.D Atlanta, Teach For America Fellows.

Current Community Involvement
Sandy Springs Education Force - Chair, Board of Directors
Sandy Springs Rotary Club - Member