Julie Friedman, now in her fourth term, has served in a number of leadership positions
including the Chair of the Council, Chair of Grants Review Committee and Chair of the Long Range Planning Committee. Julie Friedman graduated Magna
Cum Laude from the University of Alabama with a BA in Art History. She serves on
the Boards of the National Museum for Women in the Arts (Alabama Committee), the
Alabama Writers' Forum, the Mobile Arts Council, the Mobile Opera, and the Mobile
Mrs. Friedman's other civic activities include the Community Foundation of Southwest
Alabama (Building Families Committee), the Steering Committee and Implementation
Committee for the Cultural Plan (City of Mobile), Fairhope Chamber of Commerce,
Junior League of Mobile, Mobile Opera Guild and Leadership Mobile. She also is a
member of Mobile United and participated in the Leadership Initiative of Leadership
Alabama. Mrs. Friedman and her husband, Dr. Frank Friedman own and operate the Point
of View Bed and Breakfast Inn.
Mrs. Friedman is Chairman of the Grants Review Committee for the Council. A position she held previously in her long-time service with the Council.