Coalition Capacity Deputy Director
Julie Colpitts currently serves as Deputy Director of the Coalition Capacity program. Julie enjoys collaborative work, building trauma informed, resiliency-based responses for families and communities impacted by violence. Most recently she was the Executive Director of the Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence, serving also on the Maine Domestic Abuse Homicide Review Panel.
Her consulting firm, The North Point Group, helped non-profit agencies build organizational capacity for over 15 years. Her clients ranged from behavioral health agencies to cancer support centers to services for returning veterans of combat. She has a particular interest in helping organizations stay flexible, sustainable and innovative, supporting board and staff in implementing their mission, providing healthy workplaces and engaging the people they serve.
Earlier in her career, she developed and managed behavioral health systems for children, adolescents and their families. She remains grateful to them for helping her understand courage and change. Julie received her Masters degree in social work from Smith College and has served as social work faculty at the University of New England, Simmons College and Boston University.