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Meet the 2022 Judging Panel

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Masters Agility Championship Judges : 

Ms. Ronda Bermke of Greenleaf, Wisconsin

Mr. Ben Gibbs of Kingsport, Tennessee

Masters Obedience Championship Judge : 

Mr. Christopher Cornell of Sequim, Washington



Junior Showmanship

Junior Showmanship Preliminaries Judges :  

Mrs. Amy Booth of Mims, Florida

Ms. Lisa Gallizzo of  Branchburg, New Jersey

Junior Showmanship Final Judge : 

Mrs. Karen Mammano of Webster, New York


Group and Breed Judges:

Hound Group Judge : 

Mr. Eugene Blake of Tulsa, Oklahoma

Hound Breed Judges :

Mrs. Susan St. John Brown of Divide, Colorado: Basenjis, Basset Hounds, Cirnechi dell'Etna, Ibizan Hounds, Pharaoh Hounds, Rhodesian Ridgebacks.

Mr. Edmund Dziuk of Columbia, Missouri: American English Coonhounds, American Foxhounds, Black and Tan Coonhounds, Bloodhounds, Bluetick Coonhounds, English Foxhounds, Grand Basset Griffon Vendéens, Harriers, Irish Wolfhounds, Norwegian Elkhounds, Otterhounds, Petit Basset Griffon Vendéens, Plotts, Portuguese Podengo Pequenos, Redbone Coonhounds.

Mrs. Lesley E. Hiltz of Brush Prairie, Washington: Beagles (both Varieties), Dachshunds (all Varieties).

Mr. Juan Miranda of Mexico City, Mexico: Afghan Hounds, Azawakhs, Borzois, Greyhounds, Salukis, Scottish Deerhounds, Sloughis, Treeing Walker Coonhounds,Whippets.


Toy Group Judge : 

Mrs. Roslaind Kramer of High Point, North Carolina 

Toy Breed Judges : 

Mr. Edd E. Bivin of Fort Worth, Texas: Chinese Cresteds, Havanese, Maltese.

Mr. Albert Easdon of Moffat, United Kingdom: Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Pekingese, Pomeranians, Pugs.

Ms. Ann Ingram of Rochestown, Cork, Ireland: Toy Poodles.

Mr. James J. Mitchell of Wilmington, Delaware: Affenpinschers, Brussels Griffons, English Toy Spaniels (both Varieties), Italian Greyhounds, Miniature Pinschers, Shih Tzu, Toy Fox Terriers, Toy Manchester Terriers.

Mrs. Angela Pickett of Chuluota, Florida: Chihuahuas (both Varieties), Japanese Chin, Papillons, Silky Terriers, Yorkshire Terriers.

Mrs. Cindy Vogels of Greenwood Village, Colorado: Biewer Terriers.


Non-Sporting Group Judge : 

Ms. Evalyn Gregory of Louisville, Kentucky 

Non-Sporting Breed Judges : 

Mr. Edd E. Bivin of Fort Worth, Texas: Finnish Spitz, Lhasa Apsos, Shiba Inu.

Mr. Albert Easdon of Moffat, United Kingdom Boston Terriers.

Ms. Ann Ingram of Rochestown, Cork, Ireland: : Bulldogs, Chinese Shar-Pei, Chow Chows, Dalmatians, French Bulldogs, Miniature Poodles, Standard Poodles.

Mr. Bill Lee of Aurora, Colorado: American Eskimo Dogs, Bichon Frises, Cotons de Tulear, Keeshonden, Lowchen, Norwegian Lundehunds, Schipperkes, Tibetan Spaniels, Tibetan Terriers, Xoloitzcuintlis.


Herding Group Judge :  

Mrs. Sharon Ann Redmer of Whitmore Lake, Michigan

Herding Breed Judges :  

Mrs. Nioma Stoner Coen of Great Barrington, Massachusetts: Collies (both Varieties), Pembroke Welsh Corgis, Shetland Sheepdogs.

Mr. Thomas W. Coen of Great Barrington, Massachusetts: Australian Cattle Dogs, Australian Shepherds, Belgian Laekenois, Belgian Malinois, Belgian Sheepdogs, Belgian Tervuren, Icelandic Sheepdogs, Norwegian Buhunds, Old English Sheepdogs.

Ms. Janina K. Laurin of Ashford, Connecticut: Bearded Collies, Beaucerons, Bergamasco Sheepdogs, Berger Picards, Bouvier des Flanders, Entlebucher Mountain Dogs, Finnish Lapphunds, German Shepherd Dogs, Pulik, Pumik, Pyrenean Shepherds, Spanish Water Dogs, Swedish Vallhunds.

Mr. James J. Mitchell of Wilmington, Delaware Border Collies, Briards, Canaan Dogs, Cardigan Welsh Corgis, Miniature American Shepherds, Polish Lowland Sheepdogs.


Sporting Group Judge :  

Dr. Elliot L. More of Deerfield, New Hampshire

Sporting Breed Judges :  

Mr. Gregory A. Anderson of Middleton, Maryland: American Water Spaniels, Boykin Spaniels, Clumber Spaniels, Cocker Spaniels (all Varieties), English Cocker Spaniels, English Springer Spaniels, Field Spaniels, Sussex Spaniels, Welsh Springer Spaniels.

Mr. Edd E. Bivin of Fort Worth, Texas: Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers, Lagotti Romagnoli, Nederlandse Kooikerhondjes, Vizslas, Wirehaired Pointing Griffons, Wirehaired Vizslas.

Mrs. Susan St. John Brown of Divide, Colorado: German Shorthaired Pointers, German Wirehaired Pointers, English Setters, Gordon Setters, Irish Setters, Irish Red and White Setters, Pointers.

Ms. Elizabeth “Beth” Sweigart of Bowmansville, Pennsylvania: Barbets, Brittanys, Irish Water Spaniels, Labrador Retrievers, Spinoni Italiani.

Ms. Nancy E. Talbott of Quartz Hill, California: Chesapeake Bay Retrievers, Curly-Coated Retrievers, Flat-Coated Retrievers, Golden Retrievers, Weimaraners.


Working Group Judge : 

Ms. Faye Strauss of Kent, Washington

Working Breed Judges : 

Mr. Rick Gschwender of Nampa, Idaho: Alaskan Malamutes, Boerboels, Cane Corsos, Dogues de Bordeaux, Dogo Argentinos, Great Pyrenees, Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs, Kuvaszok, Portuguese Water Dogs, Samoyeds, Siberian Huskies, Tibetan Mastiffs.

Mrs. Lesley E. Hiltz of Brush Prairie, Washington: Bernese Mountain Dogs.

Ms. Theresa L. Hundt of Sandy Hook, Connecticut: Anatolian Shepherd Dogs, Black Russian Terriers, Bullmastiffs, Chinooks, German Pinschers, Komondorok, Leonbergers, Mastiffs, Neapolitan Mastiffs, Newfoundlands, Saint Bernards.

Ms. Ann Ingram of Rochestown, Cork, Ireland: Akitas, Boxers, Doberman Pinschers, Giant Schnauzers, Great Danes, Rottweilers, Standard Schnauzers.


Terrier Group Judge : 

Mr. Richard W. Powell of Palmyra, Pennsylvania

Terrier Breed Judges : 

Mrs. Bergit Coady-Kabel of Indio, California: Australian Terriers, Border Terriers, Cairn Terriers, Norfolk Terriers, Norwich Terriers, Sealyham Terriers, Skye Terriers, West Highland White Terriers.

Dr. Ian Howell Gabriel of London, United Kingdom: Bedlington Terriers, Cesky Terriers, Smooth Fox Terriers, Wire Fox Terriers.

Mrs. Mareth K. Kipp of North Prairie, Wisconsin: Airedale Terriers, Irish Terriers, Kerry Blue Terriers, Miniature Schnauzers, Parson Russell Terriers, Russell Terriers, Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers, Staffordshire Bull Terriers.

Mrs. Cindy Vogels of Greenwood Village, Colorado: American Hairless Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers, Bull Terriers (both Varieties), Dandie Dinmont Terriers, Glen of Imaal Terriers, Lakeland Terriers, Miniature Bull Terriers, Rat Terriers, Scottish Terriers, Standard Manchester Terriers, Welsh Terriers.

Best In Show Judge :

Dr. Don Sturz of Brooklyn, New York