Judy Schumacher has directed bell choirs for more than 30 years and been a bell ringer for at least that long. She has held positions in the American Guild of English Handbell Ringers including Area treasurer, Area chairman, and National secretary. She is a founding member of the Bells of the Cascades and is a member of the cruise committee. Judy and her husband have two married sons and five grandchildren. Judy also teaches piano. She has recently retired from directing the handbell choir at Concordia University in Portland, OR. She continues to direct her church handbell choir. Judy played percussion in the Skagit Valley Symphony and is proud owner of a zillion “odd” percussion instruments.