District Governor for 2012-2013
Judy was introduced to Rotary through the Group Study Exchange Program. ; She was selected as a Team Member and travelled to India in January, 1998. ; The GSE experience was the beginning of her Rotary journey. ; Judy joined the Rotary Club of Sidney in May of 1998 and has been an active member ever since. ; She has held most offices, including Club President 2003 - 2004.
Judy has served in a number of capacities at the District level from 1998 to the present. ; She was GSE Team Leader to the Russian Far East in 2002, District GSE Chair 2003-2006, DLTA Chair, 2003 and 2009, District Council Chair, 2009/10 ; and Assistant Governor, Area 4B 2006 - 2010.
Judy recently retired as a Program Officer with the Correctional Services of Canada. ; Her career with the Correctional Services of Canada has been both challenging and rewarding. ; She spent 23 years facilitating treatment programs for male offenders.
Retirement will give Judy the time necessary to serve Rotary at the Governor level. ; What began as a dinner conversation about a program entitled Group Study Exchange has led to an exciting partnership with the family of Rotary.
Judy and her husband Dave were married in 1965.
They have two adult children and 3 grandchildren.
They are fortunate to have both children and grandchildren living in the Greater Victoria area.
Judy and Dave live on a small acreage in North Saanich, BC.