Julia McAfee

Julia McAfee is a Health Promotion Specialist who manages the TRU youth program. She earned her certificate as a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) from the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing and has since utilized that expertise in her previous roles as a health educator and program coordinator in her hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Julia, a self-starter, has had the opportunity to initiate a brand-new program in the Pittsburgh region, teaching, implementing, and coordinating a wellness curriculum to underserved students. She continues to pursue her passion for health equity by advocating for equal access to health education and healthcare and promoting awareness specifically to the youth.

Julia enjoys time with family and traveling abroad to experience new cultures and create unforgettable memories.

Annmarie Brady

Annmarie Brady is a Health Promotion Specialist who manages the recruitment and training for youth vaping prevention, education, and cessation programs. Her experience includes community outreach and engagement to increase awareness of public health issues and make healthy options accessible within diverse communities. She is especially passionate about supporting the health, well-being, and futures of youth through community collaboration and empowerment. Annmarie is dedicated to her continuing education and developing new skills. She has a Master of Public Health degree from Western Kentucky University and is a Certified Health Education Specialist.

In her free time, Annmarie enjoys teaching indoor cycling classes, running, and exploring the outdoors.

Katie Keane

Katie Keane (she/they) is the Manager of Health Promotions for the Pennsylvania Alliance to Control Tobacco. Katie has a Master’s in Social Work and a passion for youth development and wellness. Her strengths lie in building relationships and helping people reach their goals. She is experienced in creating positive learning environments, mentoring young people, and advocating for social justice. Katie’s goal is to create lasting change by inspiring others to be their best selves. When not at work you can find Katie creating art or enjoying nature.

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