AKJA Emeritus Judges

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Certified Emeritus
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9521 Andover Crescent, Fountain Valley, California, 92708, USA
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(714) 839-1836
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I SUPPORT ANYTHING THAT WILL BENEFIT THE HOBBY AND WILL VIGOROUSLY OPPPOSE ANYTHING DETRIMENTAL TO IT.
• Koi hobbyist since 1968
• Three ponds: 780 gal, 3,800 gal, 22,250 gal and about 70+ koi including my first koi
• Designed and/or built over 350 koi ponds, fiberglass, cement, gunite, liner, cinderblock. Have also been involved in redesign of another 150 to 200 ponds and filtration systems.
• AKCA chairman 3 times,
• In ZNA Orange County and So Cal koi clubs, and ZNA SO Cal club
• Past president &VP of So Cal, been koi show chair several times.
• Certified AKCA judge since 1997.
• Judge emeritus 2011
• Creator of AKCA judging program
• Handled insurance for AKCA until 2011.
• Past features editor for Koi USA for over 9 years,
• Speaker at several koi clubs on various subjects (i.e. pond construction, filter construction and design, koi appreciation and how to pick young koi, etc)
• Speaker at several AKCA seminars, also PNKCA seminars, speaker at numerous koi clubs in Calif ,Texas,and Illinois and over 50 koi shows throughout the U.S.
• Judged koi shows across the USA as head judge, asst head judge, asst judge, candidate judge.
• Attended All Japan Show in '91
• Koi buying trips to Japan in '00, 02
• Handle AKCA's Koi Person of the year awards.
• Koi Health Advisor (KHA) instructor of the "Pond Design" section that is sponsored by AKCA since its inception.
• Creator of the AKCA "Pond Construction , Filter, Health and Nutrition " guides.

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