About

PERSONAL:
Judy grew up on a small family dairy farm in Deer Park, Washington. She and her husband, Roy, own and operate a small business in Moses Lake. Judy and Roy have three grown daughters and eight grandchildren.

EDUCATION:
Fort Wright College, Spokane

OCCUPATION:
Owns and operates a small business in Moses Lake, and owns a family farm.

PUBLIC SERVICE:
State representative, 2007-2014
Current State Senator

APPOINTMENTS

  • Joint Legislative Committee on Water Supply During Drought
  • Community Economic Revitalization Board
  • LEOFF Plan 2 retirement board
  • Pacific Fisheries Legislative Task Force
  • Washington State Horse Park Authority Board
  • Washington State Blue Ribbon Commission on the Delivery of Services to Children and Families

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:
Civil Air Patrol
Washington State 4-H Foundation Board
Grant County Fair Board
Grant County 4-H Program, Horse Club leader for more than 20 years
Grant County Fair 4-H Horse Department, Past superintendent
4-H/FFA Moses Lake Livestock Boosters, Committee member
Grant County Horse Association, past president
Backcountry Horsemen of Washington, State legislative committee co-chair, local chapter past president
Grant County Republican Party, 2006 Platform Committee chair
Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, Moses Lake

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:
American Collectors Association (ACA International), member;
Washington Collectors Association, past president (1997-1998); legislative chairman (1998 – 2006)
Association of Washington Business, board of directors; Court Funding Task Force (2003 – 2005)
Grant County Economic Development Council, member; ex-officio board member (2000 – 2002)
Moses Lake Chamber of Commerce, past president (1990 – 1991)
Soroptimists International of Moses Lake, past president (1991)

AWARDS:

2017 Legislator of the Year, Association of Washington Business
2014 Friend of Farm Bureau, Washington Farm Bureau
2012 Friend of Farm Bureau, Washington Farm Bureau
2012 Guardian of Small Business, National Federation of Independent Business
2012 Cornerstone Award, Association of Washington Business
2011 “Outstanding Support” Award, Washington State Skills Centers
2011 “In the Bag” Award, Washington Food Industry Association
2011 Cornerstone Award, Association of Washington Business
2011 Golden Hammer Award, Grant County Habitat for Humanity
2011 Friend of Farm Bureau, Washington Farm Bureau
2011 Certificate of Appreciation, Recreational Boating Association of Washington (RBAW)
2011 Champion of Youth award, Moses Lake Boys and Girls’ Club
2011 Citation of Merit, Washington Recreation & Parks Association
2010 Friend of Farm Bureau, Washington Farm Bureau
2010 Guardian of Small Business, National Federation of Independent Business
2009 Friend of Farm Bureau, Washington Farm Bureau
2009 Cornerstone Award, Association of Washington Business
2008 Legislator of the Year, Cattle Producers of Washington
2008 Cornerstone Award, Association of Washington Business
2008 Guardian of Small Business, National Federation of Independent Business
2008 Golden Hammer Award, Grant County Habitat for Humanity
2007 Cornerstone Award, Association of Washington Business
2007 Legislator of the Year, Washington State Potato Commission
2006 Backcountry Horsemen of Washington President’s Diamond Award
2001 President’s Award, Moses Lake Chamber of Commerce
1999 Continuing Service Award, Washington Collectors Association
1998 Distinguished Service Award, Washington Collectors Association
1996 Women of Achievement Award, Soroptimists International of Moses Lake