Dr. Judy Walsh
Judy Walsh is the Tenant Relations Manager for the Buttertubs Place Seniors Housing Project operated by Nanaimo Affordable Housing Society. She has worked in the non-profit human service field for over 40 years in a variety of settings. Her early career involved working with children, youth and families, and she has spent the last twenty years working in supportive housing for individuals with mental health and addiction concerns, physical disabilities and seniors. She has written policy and procedure manuals for many organizations and has presented at provincial and national conferences. She has also facilitated many training sessions and is a certified instructor for BC Non-Profit Housing Association. She has been a sessional instructor at UBC Okanagan College, Vancouver Island University and North Island College. She completed a research study on the barriers to food security as part of her Doctoral degree from the University of Victoria which was completed in June 2016.