2013 Recipient—Judy Holder

The Junior League of Seattle selected Judy Holder as its 2013 recipient of the Dorothy Stimson Bullitt Community Service Award.

For nearly five decades, Judy Holder has volunteered in the areas of children, education, health, and safety. She credits her mother, as well as the Junior League of Seattle, for inspiring her life of volunteer service. Her extraordinary commitment to enriching the lives of her neighbors and community through her volunteer service led to her selection as the recipient of the Junior League of Seattle’s Dorothy Stimson Bullitt Award.


Highlights of her volunteer work include:

Seattle Children’s Hospital

  • Board of Trustees—since 2009
  • Chair, Governance Committee—2011–2014
  • Board Chair-elect—2013–14

American Red Cross serving King & Kitsap Counties—since 1997

  • Board Member—1997–2006
  • Chapter Board Chair—2004–2006
  • Hurricane Ivan disaster relief volunteer—2004
  • Chair of Volunteers—1999–2002

City of Bellevue Arts Commission—2005–2012

  • Chair, 2010–11

United Way of King County—1989–2003

  • Board Member—1995–2003
  • Eastside Operations Council Chair—1995–97

Overlake Hospital Medical Center Foundation Board—1988–98

  • Foundation Board Chair and Overlake Hospital Board Member ex officio—1990–92

Junior League of Seattle President—1986–1987

City of Bellevue Human Services Commission—1987–95

  • Chair—1989–90

Bellevue Public Schools PTSA—1987–96

Odle Middle School, President—1991–92

Other honors include:

  • Mabel Boardman Award for exemplary volunteer service from American Red Cross Serving King & Kitsap Counties
  • Outstanding Regional President and Golden Acorn Awards from Washington State PTSA