Julie Bacher earned an Associate Arts degree from California’s Santa Rosa Junior College in 1967, majoring in Medical Assisting. She met husband, Joe, in 1969 and lived in Sonoma until 1992 when they relocated to Bremerton. Julie retired after 37 years in Health Care spending the last 19 years employed at Multicare Health Systems in Tacoma. An avid motorcyclist for the last 28 years she has been involved for several years with Washington’s only Women on Wheels chapter, “Olympic Thunder.” She was Director for four years and recently promoted to Washington State Ambassador for Women on Wheels. Julie and Joe enjoy travelling, hiking, camping, photography and lighthouses. Joe and Julie, members of NDLSA since 1998, have been keepers on many occasions and worked on a few “work parties”. Julie has a son Eric and daughter Anne and two granddaughters.