It has not only been a pleasure to work alongside David as a co-teacher, but also to observe his work with the students. He empowers students on the Reservation in a unique way and gives them ownership of their communities through photography and reflection. During an intensive summer course, we combined photography with writing to prompt students to think critically of their surroundings and themselves. His process allows students to engage with hands-on activities that give them true knowledge of what they're doing. David displays tremendous patience with the individuals that he works with and ensures understanding before moving on to the next step of the learning process. The photographic process instills a sense of individual pride in the products students create.
- Alexander Herlich, Salish Kootenai College Upward Bound, Pablo, Montana

Harold T. Judd, President

Harold T Judd is President and co-founder of Accion Group. Mr. Judd's background includes his work as a consumer advocate, federal prosecutor, state's counsel, and counsel for the utilities and energy markets. Mr. Judd is actively involved in the design and management of projects for Accion Group.

Early in his career, Mr. Judd served as counsel to the Special Assistant to the President in the White House. From 1989 to 1993, Mr. Judd served as Senior Assistant Attorney General for New Hampshire's Office of the Attorney General, where he was the chief negotiator in the bankruptcy of the Public Service Company of New Hampshire. Mr. Judd subsequently worked as an attorney for a mid-sized New England law firm, where he designed and executed the first deregulation of a retail gas company in New Hampshire, and restructured the debt for an electric utility cooperative outside of bankruptcy. Mr. Judd was also in-house counsel for PG&E Energy Services and Southern Electric International.

Later in his career, Mr. Judd has been an advisor and consultant to major clients including the Nuclear Decommissioning Finance Committee, the Georgia Public Service Commission, and the Hawaiian Electric Company. Mr. Judd holds a J.D. from the University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center), and a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.