Start receiving our award-winning magazine today!

Subscribe

Julie Chappell, Director of Operations


Julie Chappell

Director of Operations (Durham)

I grew up in rural Dinwiddie County, Virginia, and got my degree in geology and psychology at William & Mary. My favorite things to do are reading about, preparing and partaking in good food and drink, as well as gardening, music/books/movies, and volunteering at the Carolina Theatre of Durham.

Year started at TNC: 1983 – Interviewed for three different positions before actually landing one.

Favorite TNC Preserve and why: I don’t think I have a favorite, although I do have fond memories of Long Valley Farm. Each one is beautiful and special in its own way. My very first visit to a preserve, though, was in a 4-seater plane with then-state director Bill deBuys and then-regional director Tom Massengale. We flew into Manteo and spent the day at Nags Head Woods.

A typical good day for you at work: I get a lot of questions about finances from co-workers. It’s rewarding to finish a big project or to do something out-of-the-ordinary or creative. Unfortunately, I typically don’t get out of the office much.

Place in the world you would most like to visit but have never been to: Morocco!

 

Publications

Julie Chappell

Director of Operations (Durham)

We’re Accountable

The Nature Conservancy makes careful use of your support.

More Ratings

x animal

Sign up for Nature eNews!

Sign Up for Nature e-News

Get our e-newsletter filled with eco-tips and info on the places you care about most.

Thank you for joining our online community!

We’ll be in touch soon with more Nature Conservancy news, updates and exciting stories.

Please leave this field empty

We respect your privacy. The Nature Conservancy will not sell, rent or exchange your e-mail address. Read our full privacy policy for more information. By submitting this form, you agree to the Nature.org terms of use.