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Julia Dawson - Deputy Director, Finance and Administration

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Julia Dawson has worked for San Francisco Public Works as the Deputy Director for Finance and Administration since December 2013. Prior to joining Public Works, she held a variety of administrative and finance positions in the City and County of San Francisco, including Budget Manager of the San Francisco International Airport, Chief Financial Officer of the San Francisco Fire Department, and Deputy Director for Administration of the Department of Parking and Traffic, which is now a part of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency. She has a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the Sanford School at Duke University and a Bachelor’s degree in History from the University of California, Berkeley. She lives in San Francisco with her husband, daughter, and dog.