Julie E. Cram

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Julie Cram
Director of the Office of Public Liaison
In office
March 20, 2007 – January 20, 2009
President George W. Bush
Preceded by Rhonda Keenum
Succeeded by Valerie Jarrett (Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs)
Personal details
Born (1965-01-23) January 23, 1965 (age 53)
Political party Republican
Education American University (BA)

Julie E. Cram (born January 23, 1965) is a lobbyist for DDR Advocacy and a Republican operative who worked for former U.S. President George W. Bush.


George W. Bush appointed Cram to the position of "Director of Public Affairs, International Trade Commission" in 2003. She worked for the Bush-Cheney '04 campaign as the Deputy Communications Director for National Surrogate Media, with the Republican National Committee as the Director of Communications for Victory 2004, and as Director of Surrogate Media Operations for the Republican National Convention.[1] She was named Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Public Liaison in March 2007.[2]

Cram has also served as Vice President of Corporate Communications at TerreStar Networks Inc., Director of Public Affairs at Burson-Marsteller, and Director of Public Affairs of the International Trade Administration at the Department of Commerce.[1][2]

In 2013, Cram was a signatory to an amicus curiae brief submitted to the Supreme Court in support of same-sex marriage during the Hollingsworth v. Perry case.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Burson-Marsteller Strengthens Public Affairs Team". 2005-02-08. 
  2. ^ a b "Personnel Announcement". Archived from the original on April 12, 2007. 
  3. ^ Avlon, John (2013-02-28). "The Pro-Freedom Republicans Are Coming: 131 Sign Gay Marriage Brief". The Daily Beast. Retrieved 2018-06-01. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Rhonda Keenum
Director of the Office of Public Liaison
Succeeded by
Valerie Jarrett
as Director of the Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs