Julia Olson-Boseman

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(910) 798-7148
  • Elected to serve a four-year term from 12/3/2018 to 12/5/2022
  • Served as Chair of the Board from 12/3/18 to 12/2/19, 12/2/19 to 12/7/20, 12/7/20 to 12/6/21, and 12/6/21 to 12/5/22
  • Served as Vice-Chair of the Board from 12/3/18 to 12/2/19


Personal Data

Commissioner Julia Olson-Boseman was born and raised in New Hanover County. She graduated from the University of North Carolina Wilmington with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and later obtained a law degree from North Carolina Central University. Julia and her wife, Angie Olson-Boseman, have two sons that are students in the New Hanover County public schools. When not in school and work, the family can often be found enjoying time on the water.

Julia was first elected to the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners in 2000 and served for four years. In 2004, she was elected to the North Carolina Senate, earning recognition for effectiveness by the North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research as the highest ranking first-time female senator and the second highest ever for a freshman senator. She served three terms in the N.C. Senate.

Julia is a retired attorney and enjoys spending time on the water with her family.

New Hanover County Board of Commissioners Representative

  • Cape Fear Council of Governments Executive Committee
  • New Hanover County Airport Authority
  • New Hanover County Financing Corporation, Inc.
  • Wilmington Regional Film Commission
230 Government Center Drive, Suite 175 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7149 • Fax 910-798-7145
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