Julie Short, a local realtor, was elected to the Mansfield City Council in May 2018, serving in Place 5. She serves as chairman of the Council Hotel/Motel Tax Subcommittee. She has also worked with the City Council and staff on the annual Veterans Day Parade & Salute and is frequently a part of projects with the Mansfield Volunteer Program.
Her civic involvement includes working with Mansfield Cares, The Caring Place, the MISD Education Foundation, the Historic Landmark Commission and The Christmas Project. She is an active member of Living Church in Mansfield.
Julie has been a resident of Mansfield for 20 years. She and her husband Stoney, a custom home builder, have raised seven children and have nine grandchildren. She is also a writer and has published a book, “Cleaning Your House in Minutes a Day.” She is a regular contributor to The Mansfield Record, a community news online publication.