As the Police Planning and Research Manager for the Chandler Police Department, Julie Buelt is responsible for the Department’s budget, grant, and forfeiture fund administration, facilities planning and maintenance, capital improvement program planning, strategic planning, deployment and efficiency analyses, special project research, and accreditation compliance and coordination.
Mrs. Buelt has experience in budget, finance, audit, compliance, and accounting and has worked in public accounting and with a Fortune 500 company. She worked in the city’s Management Services Department for over twenty years on citywide budget and financial issues and was a subject matter expert on personnel budgeting and system development fees. She is a member of the Government Finance Officers Association of Arizona and the Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Mrs. Buelt holds a Master of Business Administration from Arizona State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and English Writing from Concordia College-Moorhead, MN. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the states of Arizona and California. She has been a long-time volunteer in the Chandler Unified School District and for the Girl Scouts Arizona Cactus-Pine Council.