Judy Emmett is a member of the Hospital District Board. She has been a resident of Walker County since 1974 and has been a realtor in Huntsville since 1978. Mrs. Emmett is the Republican chairperson for Ward 1 in Huntsville and she is a member of the Junior Service League, the Study Club, Walker County Republican Women, Sam Houston State University Alumni Club, Elkins Lake Golf Association, New Comers Club, the Huntsville Board of Realtors, and St. Thomas Catholic Church. She graduated from Bishop Dunne Catholic High School in 1965 and Sam Houston State University in 1969 and she began her career as a teacher. She has been married to Joe Emmett since 1970 and they have one daughter, Lt. Col. D’Anne Spence – who is currently the special assistant to the Joint Chief of Staff at the Pentagon – and two grandchildren.