Biography

Senator-elect Judy Ward
30th District

Blair, Fulton and parts of Cumberland, Franklin and Huntingdon Counties

Judy Ward was elected to represent residents of Blair, Cumberland, Franklin, Fulton and Huntingdon counties in the Pennsylvania Senate on November 6, 2018 after serving two terms representing the interests of local communities in the House of Representatives.

Judy is a Registered Nurse, as well as a former small business owner, development professional and wellness coordinator for Ward Transport and Logistics. 

Her primary goals upon being elected to office are to seek public pension reform, improve Pennsylvania’s business climate and to advance economic and agricultural opportunities for the 30th District. 

A lifelong resident of Blair County, Judy graduated from Hollidaysburg High School and the Altoona Hospital School of Nursing. 

She is a longtime member of the Blair County Chamber of Commerce, having graduated from the Chamber Leadership Blair County Program, and is a graduate of the Pennsylvania Rural Urban Leadership Program (R.U.L.E.) through Penn State University, which encourages and fosters the development of adult community leaders from all segments of the state, especially agricultural communities. Having served on many community and professional boards, she remains active with Food for Families Soup Kitchen and St. Leonard’s Home. 

Judy resides in Hollidaysburg with her husband, Bill. They have two grown sons, Bill Jr. and Adam.