Vice President of Development
817.831.2111, ext. 154
Julia Summers is the vice president of development. In her role, she is responsible for fundraising, including annual giving, special events, planned giving and corporate and foundation gifts. She is focused on empowering community donors with concrete opportunities to invest in our children and youth with time, talents and resources.
Summers is a seasoned development professional bringing many years of funds development and business experience to Camp Fire First Texas. A previous Camp Fire executive board member, volunteer and staff member in the same role as vice president of development, she is deeply familiar with the organization’s role and impact and is pleased that she has “come home” to Camp Fire. Her commitment to building community support for organizations that support the betterment of children is at the core of her work having previously worked at CASA of Tarrant County, Alliance For Children and as an independent grant consultant.
“I love helping individuals and teams achieve goals and live to their full potential. I am very fortunate that I get to work every day with people who want the best of what life has to offer children and youth in our community and to work diligently to give youth opportunities to understand their worth and grow into contributing members of society while learning and having fun,” Summers shared.
She holds a Bachelor of Science in Education, Social Rehabilitation Services from Stephen F. Austin State University. She is a current member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and a past board member of the Fort Worth Metro AFP.