Director - Julia Krull
Allen Roofing & Siding
Julia has been a resident of Ellisville her entire life. She and her husband, Roger, have 6 children and 12 grandchildren between them. Julia and Roger were both born and raised in the West County area and attended local schools. Julia attended Lafayette High School and went on to receive her Associates Degree in Accounting. Julia's husband is a 3rd generation business owner, Roger owns and operates Roger's Produce in Webster Grover and Ellisville.
She brings a vast variety of knowledge from being employed by the Department of Defense (AVSCOM & TROSCOM) on Goodfellow for 6 years as an instructor for Military Personnel and Federal employees. She was a schedule coordinator KETC Channel 9 for 5 years, before settling in at Allen Roofing & Siding where she has been the Human Resource Manager for over 20 years.
Julia has been involved with several organizations that help with several organizations that help children and adults with special needs. She is a 1997 graduate of "Partners in Policymaking of Missouri". Partners is a leadership training program designed for advocates and parents of young children with developmental disabilities. The of of Partners is to develop productive partnerships between people who need and use services and those who are in a position to make policies and laws.
The program provides information and the development of skills around current issues, state-of-the-art approaches and best practices, and policymaking and legislative processes at local, state and national levels. Partners graduates are in a better position to help change these policies and laws through the knowledge they gain through participation in the program.
Julia was able to meet and talk with national leaders in the developmental disabilities field, and has become acquainted with and connected to organizations that promote self-advocacy and laws concerning people with disabilities. She has participated in policy changes at the state level in Jefferson City, Missouri, and presented valuable insights as a parent of a child with disabilities at conferences at the local level and across the country.