Julie Yamada

Associate Director Early Childhood Education

Julie Yamada has served as the early childhood associate director at the Pacific Union Conference since 2014.

She previously worked as the director of the Pacific Union College Discoveryland Children’s Center in St. Helena, California.

She has a master’s degree from Walden University in early childhood studies, with an emphasis in teaching adults in the early childhood field, and bachelor’s degrees in early childhood education and Spanish from Pacific Union College.

Yamada is a native of Lemoore, California, and is married to Gregory Yamada. They have two sons: Calvin, 14, and Logan, 10.