Julie Brookbank

Julie Brookbank

Julie Brookbank

Associate Director of Communications


Department: Marketing and Communications
Location: Smith Hall | Room 103

Year Started: 2021

5 Strengths: Context | Responsibility | Input | Arranger | Maximizer

Education History: University of Nebraska-Lincoln (M.A. in Speech Communication), Dakota Wesleyan University (B.A. in Speech, Communication & Theatre)

Professional History: Mitchell Technical College (Vice-President for Advancement, 2019-2021), Mitchell Technical College (Associate to the President, 2017-2019), Mitchell Technical College (Director of Marketing, 1995-2017), Mitchell Technical College (Public Information Specialist, 1991-1995)

Areas of Expertise: Writing, creating advertising/marketing materials, marketing planning, public communication, public speaking, media relations, strategic planning

Hobbies: Reading, sewing, boating, dogs, travel whenever possible

Family: Husband (Phil Picha) Dogs (May a Corgi, Owen a Beagle)

What do you love most about DWU?: I love the open, warm campus climate. I have always felt at home here, as a student, an alumna, a community member, a guest and now as an employee! Mitchell is lucky to have such a fine college located in our community.