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Southern Nevada Water Authority

Julie A. Wilcox
Deputy General Manager of Administration

Julie Wilcox

Julie A. Wilcox is the deputy general manager of administration of the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) and the Las Vegas Valley Water District (LVVWD). She also is the chief lobbyist for both agencies, leading a team in Carson City during each legislative session.

Employed in state and local government service since 1984, Wilcox previously served as the executive director of the Springs Preserve and director of Public Services for the SNWA and LVVWD. She has worked in areas as diverse as housing finance, economic development and film production and promotion.

Before starting government service, Wilcox worked in the private sector as a retail buyer and manager.

A Southern Nevada resident for more than 30 years, Wilcox is a Clark High School alumna and graduated from UNLV in 1979 with a Bachelor of Arts in political science. Two years later, she went on to earn a master's degree in the same field.

She is currently a member of the Western Urban Water Coalition, the Colorado River Water Users Association, Leadership Las Vegas, Public Relations Society of America and other water-related professional organizations.