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Honored Alumna 2005

Paula Foil Julander

Paula Foil Julander

Paula Foil Julander has extensive contact with public, news media, health care advocates, and public relations and government affairs experts. She is widely recognized for expertise on policy issues of health care, higher education, women's issues, child sexual abuse, and child protection. She completed her first four-year term as Utah State Senator - District Two, and ran unopposed for re-election in 2002. She served as the Senate Democratic Whip 1999-2000. She also served on the following national committees: National Conference of State Legislature Committee on Families and Children; chair of board of directors for national organization of Women In Government.

She earned a Master of Science in Nursing Administration from BYU in 1990. She also received the Sigma Xi Certificate of Recognition for outstanding MS Thesis. She is currently the Director of 100% for Kids Foundation in Utah League of Credit Unions. She had held the position of Executive Director of the Utah Nurses Association from 1993-1998.

She was awarded with the prestigious Lucy Beth Rampton Award (to honor a woman who has contributed time and effort for women's causes) in 2005. She was also awarded with the Women's Achievement Award by the Utah Commission for Women and Families. In 2004 she became the Chair of Women In Government and is presently the Board Member of Intermountain Health Care, Urban Central Region.

Past Honorees

  • 1995 Patricia Isaacs
  • 1994 Myrna Warnick
  • 1993 Rae Jeanne Memmott
  • 1992 Jennie Van Drimmelen
  • 1991 Chloe Tillery
  • 1990 Rayola Anderson
  • 1989 Lucie Ann Campbell Jarrett
  • 1988 Jewel Bartholomew
  • 1987 Rich Porter Dean
  • 1986 Sue Ann Christensen
  • 1985 Mary Ann Young
  • 1984 Susan Gardner
  • 1982 Mary Ellen Edmunds
  • 1980 Leslee A. Swendsen Boss
  • 1976 June Leifson
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