Judy Casey has been active in various teaching and leadership roles in public education. She has been active in literacy organizations at the local and state levels in Wisconsin and Colorado. She has a B. A. in Education and a M.Ed in elementary reading. Since retiring from Academy School District 20 in Colorado Springs as an elementary principal, Judy has supervised elementary student teachers and future principals for four local universities and the University of Denver. Her work with student teachers at the University of Northern Colorado will continue in 2016-2017.She is active in the community as a volunteer, and she considers being on the Citizens Project Board as a privilege. She appreciates the fact that Citizens Project lives out its mission with integrity and passion in a community that benefits from having citizens involved in building a just, tolerant, and engaged community.