Judy has worked in the aged care sector for 30 years. She has worked in the residential and community care settings, as well as with Aboriginal communities, and also in government positions across Australia. Judy moved to Coffs Harbour in 2007, where she worked as an educator, group worker and project officer for Dementia Australia for 10 years, before taking up her current position as Manager of Waratah Respite Services in 2018. Judy has a Bachelor of Arts (Social Welfare) degree, a Graduate Diploma in Adult Education, and a Master of Public Health and Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. She is passionate about social justice and brings a range of experience to her position on the Board.