ShareCare Staff Bios
Julie Tarr, Ed.D. (Executive Director)
Dr. Julie Tarr has worked successfully over the last 20 years to implement programs in underserved communities. Julie has special expertise in working with foundations, state agencies and nonprofit organizations on systems evaluation, strategic planning, capacity building and program development in place-based initiatives. Currently, she works part-time as the Executive Director of a nonprofit dedicated to senior citizens in Leelanau County, MI. In addition, she works as a consultant focusing on the nonprofit sector and has worked with many local organizations through the NorthSky Nonprofit Network, a program of Rotary Charities of Traverse City.
Most recently, Julie worked with BerryDunn on a data governance project for the Michigan Office of Great Start. She also has experience with a national foundation where she managed grant making and evaluation at the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. She received her Doctorate in Education from Rutgers University and a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign. Julie and her husband, Steven Lee, relocated to Leelanau County from New Jersey in February 2016. They enjoy being in the great outdoors in beautiful Northwest Michigan.
Victoria Maggio, RN (Care Coordinator)
Victoria moved to Leelanau county in 2000. She relocated from Washington state with her husband Jim and then 4 year old daughter Melia. Victoria graduated in 1984 with an Associate Degree in Nursing from Central Washington University and has worked in multiple areas of nursing in five different states. Since living in Michigan she has worked in Family Practice/Internal Medicine office for Dr. Siemer and Dr. Lammy, in Cardiology for Traverse Heart and Vascular, and most recently in her own business “Whatever It Takes” doing private duty nursing/caregiving.
Victoria enjoys running, walking, snowshoeing, camping, reading, gardening, cooking, crossword puzzles, listening to music and most of all, spending time with family and friends.
Debra Wetherbee (Office Manager)
Deb was born and raised in Northport, and married her high school sweetheart, Tom. They went to Western Michigan University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology and Audiology. She worked in Kalamazoo as a Speech Clinician with severely mentally and physically impaired children.
In 1992 Deb and Tom returned to Northport to raise their two children. Deb worked as an office manager Matheson Greens Golf Course, and even mowed greens for a summer. She then earned a Master of Arts in Educational Technology from Michigan State University and taught computer science at Northport Public Schools.
Deb has been with ShareCare since 2002, but when she's not at work, you'll find her sailing on Lake Michigan, rock climbing in Kentucky, creating stained glass panels or best of all, being Grammie Bee to her five grandchildren.