The Capitol Hill Village Board has hired a new executive director, Judy Berman.  You may recognize this face as Judy is a Capitol Hill resident seen biking around the neighborhood.  Judy is also a moderator for Mom’s on the Hill (MOTH).  She begins at CHV December 16th.

Judy directs DC Appleseed’s work on child support, special education, working poor families and children’s health.  Before joining DC Appleseed in 2006, Judy worked with the Center for Effective Public Policy, a D.C.-based non-profit organization that focuses on national criminal justice policy, and specialized in the areas of women offenders, sex offenders, violence against women, crime victims, offender re-entry and collaboration within the criminal justice system.  Previously, Judy’s career focused on violence against women policy and advocacy.  Judy received her doctorate in English with a concentration in American Studies and Gender Studies from the University of California, Berkeley and her undergraduate degree from Brown University.  Judy is an animal lover with aspirations in the areas of karate, creative writing, and effective parenting. 

Special welcome events for Judy will be forthcoming and Molly will be here through the end of the year.