Julie Young is a managing director at AIR. As director of survey operations, she oversees all data collection operations and systems, including online, telephone, mail, and computer-assisted data collection. She also provides statistical and methodological advice to internal and external clients regarding all aspects of survey design and development, data collection administration and management, data development, confidentiality and privacy, data analysis, training, and implementation of data collections.
Young has over 20 years of experience directing social science and survey research studies for the government, foundations, and academic institutions. Over the course of her career, she has managed more than 40 projects for federal and state agencies as both a prime contractor and subcontractor. Her experience spans a broad range of substantive areas, including health, education, labor, disability, welfare, and other areas of public policy relevance. Young has directed data collection operations for several large, complex surveys through her work at Mathematica Policy Research, Market Strategies International, and IMPAQ International. She has extensive experience in all phases of survey design, data collection, and study management, as well as collecting data on sensitive topics and with hard-to-reach populations.