Julia (Julie) Pile, of Florence, has spent over 13 years as a family and parent engagement advocate.
Pile has served in various volunteer and leadership positions with schools in northern Kentucky, including as local PTA president. She was a member of the Boone County Board of Education from January 2019 to December 2022 and served as the board's chair in 2022.
She is a 2012 graduate of the Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership and a 2018 member of the inaugural EdTrust Fund Parent Fellowship class.
In 2015, Pile and Laura Gilchrist, of Kansas City, co-founded ParentCamp. Pile currently serves as the president. The organization's model leans into capacity building and strengthening the family-school-community ecosystem. ParentCamp works with a local team to implement the ParentCamp model to provide opportunities for relational trust to be built amongst stakeholders. ParentCamp also offers a national virtual ParentCamp once a month so that parents, educators and community members from across the globe can connect, learn from each other and build a support system.
Pile is a 1987 graduate of Perrysburg High School (Ohio). She earned her bachelor's degree in accounting in 1991 and a master's degree in management information systems in 1997, both from Bowling Green State University.
Her term will expire April 14, 2026.