Serving 279 young men and 35 young moms from Springfield, West Springfield, Holyoke and Chicopee
Director of Roca Springfield
Christine (Chris) Judd is the Director of Roca Springfield. Prior to Roca, Chris served as an educator, Athletic Director, and Dean of Students at Cathedral High school for 12 years. After leaving Cathedral, Chris worked for the Hampden County Sheriff’s Department in the Pre-Release Center and at the After Incarceration Support Services, better known as AISS. Currently as the Roca Springfield Director, Chris oversees the Western Massachusetts Roca site, including Transitional Employment and Workforce Development, Pre-Vocational, and Education programs as well as a team of Youth Workers.
As the Director, Chris connects with community partners, local organizations, city officials, and school districts to promote Roca and gain support for the mission. Chris is truly passionate about her work and always eager to connect and share with other leaders in the non-profit management world. Chris earned her M.Ed. from Endicott College and her B.A. from Our Lady of the Elms.