A Capitol Hill veteran, Julia Gustafson serves as the primary liaison between CRA and elected officials in Washington, DC. She is the staff lead for CRA’s Government Relations Committee and the Transportation Committee.
Julia’s policy experience includes serving as a Legislative Director in the House of Representatives and as Committee Staff in the Senate. During that time, Julia drafted and oversaw development of dozens of laws, including bills that authorized programs critical to CRA and its members. Julia has also worked for other industry trade associations in Washington, as well as advised Fortune 100 companies on legislative strategy and political advocacy.
Julia attended the University of Georgia, Oxford University (UK), and the University of Montana School of Law.