Julie B. Speasmaker is a licensed clinical social worker with a private psychotherapy practice in Charlottesville. She has served on the UPG Board of Directors since 2014.

Ms. Speasmaker also serves as chair of the UVA Cancer Center Advisory Board, and is a member of the the UVA Cancer Center Patient and Caregiver Advisory Council and the Patient, Family and Community Advisory Forum.

Ms. Speasmaker earned her BA at UNC-Chapel Hill, and holds a Master's in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University.