Julie M. Robinson was appointed as City Administrator for the City of Spring Valley Village in the Houston area in July of 2017. Previously, Mrs. Robinson served the City of Dickinson as City Administrator from 2007 until June of 2017. Prior to assuming her position with Dickinson, Julie served for four years as the City Manager for the City of Oak Point, a city located in North Texas. Julie also served the City of Plano for eight years as Assistant to the City Manager and head of Intergovernmental Relations and as a legal assistant in the Plano City Attorney’s Office.
Julie holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration and a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of North Texas. She is active in the Texas City Management Association (TCMA), is a Past President of the TCMA Region 6 City Managers group, and serving on the TCMA City Managers of Tomorrow Task Force as a Manager in Residence for the University of Houston and is a member of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA). In 2018, Julie was honored by the Texas City Management Association as the Mentor of the Year. Julie is currently serving as the first Statewide President of Texas Women Leading Government.
Outside the realm of city management, Julie is involved in several civic organizations. She is a past member and Paul Harris Fellow of the Dickinson Rotary Club, Past Chairman and Committeeman of the Premium Seating Committee of the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo™, and an Advisory Board Member for M. I. Lewis Social Service Center in Dickinson. Julie is passionate about serving as a patient advocate for cancer patients.