An active member of the professional communication community, Judy has been a senior member of the Society for Technical Communication, the Genesee Valley Chapter of the American Society for Training and Development, and Toastmasters International where she has gained recognition as an Advanced Communicator Bronze (ACB) and Advanced Leader Bronze (ALB). She is an active member of Thinking Forward, a troupe of leading thought leaders who inspire audiences with world-class ideas. These professional speakers provide diverse perspectives on a theme of interest, igniting their ability to learn, connect ideas, influence, and transform the organizations and communities in which they work, live, and can thrive. Judy is a frequent presenter at local, national, and international conferences. She is the author of Career Success in 12 Easy Steps: A Journal.