Judie Hoffman has been named the recipient of the first ever “Making Democracy Work” award from the League of Women Voters of Ames and Story County. 

Judie has worked to educate and engage others in the policy process. She has served on the Ames City Council from 1988 to 2003 and was Mayor pro tem in 1999-2000. In 1986, Judie became the State Legislative Lobbyist for the League of Women Voters of Iowa before taking on other roles, including Legislative Lobbyist for Ecumenical Ministries of Iowa in 1992, the Red Cross of Iowa in 1995 and the Iowa Reading Association in 1996.

Judie will be presented with the "Making Democracy Work" award on April 22 during the LWV 2017 Breakfast & Annual Meeting.