Judy Smith, Moreno Valley, CA Elks Officer of the Year for 2014-15, has served well as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the past four years. She has chaired many Lodge committees and makes sure these committees fulfill their responsibilities. As Grant Coordinator she received a grant which supplied local 3rd graders with dictionaries and drug-free coloring books. Additionally, a second grant allowed students at La Jolla Elementary School in Moreno Valley to participate in a program promoting good health through increased physical activity. Smith delivered Most Valuable Student Scholarship applications to seniors at ALL local high schools in the area. Five students were Lodge winners and will be honored in May 2015 at a Scholarship Awards Dinner planned and implemented by Smith. Smith has edited and/or assisted with publishing an award-winning bulletin for several years. She handles Public Relations for both the Moreno Valley Elks Lodge and the Southeast District Elk Lodges. Many of her pictures and articles have been published, thus informing the community and other Lodges about Elks and their many charities. Smith assists with a variety of events, such as a dinner theater and variety show honoring veterans, to help maintain the Lodge and raise money for charities which benefit local youth, veterans and other charities needing a helping hand! Judy Smith is truly an Elk Officer of the Year!