Julie Whiteman joined the City of Garland as Risk Management Director on Feb. 6. She brings more than 18 years of risk management experience within the private and public sectors. Most recently, since 2009 Whiteman served as Director of Risk Management for Richardson Independent School District. She is a member of The National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research and the Texas Association of School Business Officials.
Whiteman is an active member of Texas PRIMA, where she has served on the Membership Services Committee. She has been a guest speaker for the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters Society Dallas Chapter and for Texas PRIMA annual conferences.
In 2013 Whiteman co-founded Young Risk Professionals, a networking group with a mission to impact the next generation of leadership within the risk management industry. She served as a board member and State Director of Marketing for YRP from 2013-15.
Whiteman has served on the Board of Trustees for Texas Political Subdivisions since 2018.