CGP, CAPS, AMA
Judy is the building ambassador for 84 Lumber. Her position is the liaison between the Home Builders Association, similar organizations, and 84 Lumber on a national level.
Judy has been in the building business for the past 36 years with which she has held a variety of positions from carpenter, to sub-contractor (all phases of construction), to contractor sales representative where she has won 14 sales awards, and a top gun performance winner.
Judy has been involved in the Home Builders Association for over 20+ years. She has served in many levels on the local level from Chairing gold key, table top, Build PAC, and legislative committees. She has served on many board of directors and is a NAHB director. In 2014, the Asheville, NC HBA honored her with the career achievement award which is the highest level of recognition bestowed upon an AHBA member. The award honors dedication, loyalty, and commitment to the home building industry.
Judy has served on the NC State level since 2008, from serving on a variety of committees to Chair of the Student Chapters Council and has a seat on the Board of Directors. She was named a presidential Appointee for 2017. She has also obtained her designation of Accredited Master Associate. She has been very instrumental in the Professional Women in Building Council. She received the prestigious Award naming her the Distinguished Associate Member of the Year for 2014.
In Asheville, NC, she was the Vice Chair and Charter Member, then assumed the Position of Chair of the Professional Women in Building. On the NC State Level she became a member in 2008 and held positions of Treasurer, Secretary, Vice Chair, and Chair.
On the national level, she has been a member since 2008, and became active in the Professional Women in Building and has served on the Legislative, Membership, Education, and Scholarship Committees. She has served as Chair of the Legislative and Area Trustee Committees. She was appointed as an Area Trustee in 2012 and a Regional Trustee in 2014, and she serves on the Executive Board and will be the National Chair in 2018. She also named National Member of the Year in 2012.
Judy also serves on the National Home Builders Association in which she sits on the executive board and the NAHB board. She is a Life Spike and sits on the Building Materials Sub-Committee, the Single-Family Builders Committee, the New American Home and Remodel Committee and is very active in the Remodelers, 55+, and Building Systems Councils. She also travels and does the presentations to the Builder 20 Clubs in which 84 Lumber is a Corporate Sponsor. She is the Corporate Chair of the leading Suppliers Council for year 2016 and present. She also is the Master of Ceremonies for the Best in Green Awards and the Student Chapter Awards.
Judy is a Build Pac contributor holding Gold Key at the State and National Levels.
Judy holds designations of Certified Green Professional and Certified Aging in Place Specialist.
She holds the designation of Accredited Master Associate from the NC State HBA.
She was named the 2014 “IBS Hero”.
Judy also is an active member in the Western North Carolina Green Building Association in which she sat on the board for three consecutive terms.
She is also a member of the USGBC.
Her other building industry and community involvement include the Chamber of Commerce, Habitat for Humanity, Hearts for Hands, and being a judge for Skills USA Carpentry Competition, and the NC Department of Commerce Carpentry Competition. She is also involved in numerous local charities and construction career education programs.
Judy is also an umpire for fast pitch softball and a referee for volleyball. She officiates for the NCAA, State of North Carolina, American Softball Association (ASA), United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA), World Fast Pitch Association, and many local youth associations.
Judy currently resides in Asheville, NC.