Julie Graham – Employee Spotlight

Today we shine the spotlight on Julie Graham, Papio NRD’s accounting assistant extraordinaire.

Where did you grow up?

Curtis, NE – out west

What does your job entail (job duties and how does your work impact the public)?

I’m an accounting assistant. My main duties are with the rural water systems, specifically billing services.

How long have you worked for the District?

I have been here a little more than a year. (It’s gone fast!)

What’s the most unique thing in your office or on your desk right now?

A turtle figure from one of my daughters.

What do you enjoy doing outside of work (hobbies, volunteering, etc.)?

I love to spend time with my family, read, and follow Loper track. I enjoy being involved at church as well.

What educational background or experience do you bring to your role (degree(s), coursework, skills learned, etc.)?

I have a bachelor’s in social work with a minor in business. My work experience is varied.

Is there family, significant other, or furry friend information you’d like to share?

Happily married for over 37 years. I have five amazing kids (aren’t everyone’s?). My second grandchild is due this month. Fourth child is marrying this July. The family is growing! 🥰

What project(s) are you most proud of and why?

I’ve spent a lot of time scanning old records. I’m glad I’m able to do something that needs done and helps the people I work with.

What is the funniest/craziest thing that’s happened to you at work (that you can share, of course)?

Looking for files downstairs and startling myself when I came face to face with a stuffed raccoon. Ha!

Anything else you’d like to share?

So fortunate to work at Papio NRD. Everyone has been so kind and helpful. Definitely ranks as my best employment experience!