Judi was a pioneer in our industry having started A Friend of the Family in Atlanta over 30 years ago. She was a founding member of APNA, the first co-president, and a long-time board member. She co-founded National Nanny Recognition Week, which continues to this day. She was an advocate of ethics and was a role model to all around her. Judi was a mentor, a visionary, and educator. She was helpful to anyone who needed assistance. Above all, she was a friend, mother and grandmother. Her loss leaves a void for many who knew her and were touched in some way by her generous spirit, gentle soul and faithful friendship.
Judi was a truly great woman who will be sorely missed.
In her honor, APNA has created the Judith Langer Merlin Scholarship for APNA Education. Each year, APNA will award the following: