Julie Federman is Health and Community Services Director in the Town of Amherst. She is a registered nurse and served as the public health nurse for the town beginning in 1995, becoming Assistant Director and then Director in 2009. Her background is in community health and communicable disease. Her work has included prevention and control of communicable diseases, performing and overseeing health inspections and creating health policy for the town of Amherst. She oversees the Bangs Community Center and is working to coordinate human service delivery in the town.