The Reverend Judy Shema is pastor of Community United Methodist Church in Ruidoso, NM. Reverend Shema has worked in at-risk youth programs in New Orleans and New York City as well as taught public school in inner city schools in Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas. Her church provides education and other assistance to Tarahumara children in Creel, Mexico. She has a passion for children's security and the right to conditions in which they can thrive.