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2019 Holstein Association USA
National Judges Lists

Holstein Association USA is pleased to provide a list of certified judges that can be a resource for shows of all sizes around the country looking for a judge. Names and phone numbers are provided for everyone on the list, and those highlighted in blue have provided additional information including a photo, biography, and more about their judging experiences. Click on any highlighted name to link to additional information.

The list has two tiers National and Qualified. All National Holstein Shows will be required to select their judges from the National list. Associate judges for National Shows must be selected from either the National or Qualified list. Nationally-sanctioned Junior Holstein Shows must select their judge from either the National or Qualified list.

With questions about the judges list, please contact Jodi Hoynoski at 800.952.5200, ext. 4261 or via email.

Name Address Contact Number
Tim Abbott Enosburg, VT 802.238.1142
Brian Behnke Brooklyn, WI 608.279.2016
Jamie Black Constable, NY 518.353.2602
Nico Bons Ottoland, Netherlands 0031-630141782
Jeff Brown Jackson Center, OH 419.295.5088
Eddie Bue Kaukauna, WI 715.299.4651
James Burdette Mercersburg, PA 717.860.4521
Justin Burdette Mercersburg, PA 717.860.3747
John Burket East Freedom, PA 814.239.2260
Pat Conroy Angola, IN 260.402.4494
David Crack Richmond, QC 819-352-1670
John Erbsen Lanark, IL 815.275.4990
Doug Evans Georgetown, NY 315.837.4777
Brandon Ferry Hilbert, WI 608.335.8861
Bob Fitzsimmons East Montpelier, VT 802.249.0868
Lynn Harbaugh Marion, WI 920.420.1524
Michael Heath Westminster, MD 443.375.8048
Chris Hill Thurmont, MD 202.255.7907
Leo Hoff Jr. Windthorst, TX 940.733.3511
Yan Jacobs Cap-Sante, Quebec 418.520.9858
Sean Johnson Glenville, PA 301.676.2230
Kevin Jorgensen Waupun, WI 920.210.3992
Brian Kelroy DeForest, WI 920.979.5280
Ryan Krohlow Poynette, WI 920.639.5500
Chris Lahmers Marysville, OH 614.306.7194
Jason Lloyd Middleburgh, NY 518.231.1731
Jack P. Lomeo, Jr Sylvan Beach, NY 315.778.7783
Thomas "Moss" McCauley Lowell, MI 616.446.2670
Chris McCullough Juda, WI 608.214.9742
Ronnie Mosser Geneva, IN 614.264.0142
Denny Patrick Woodbine, MD 443.324.5841
Allyn Paulson Arlington, WI 605.868.9028
Barclay Phoenix Uxbridge, ON 905.431.8340
Esteben Posada Renovales Queretaro, Mexico +5214421560693
Mark Rueth Oxford, WI 920.988.3070
Chad Ryan Fond du Lac, WI 920.960.1449
Molly Sloan Columbus, WI 815.670.3706
Robert Teixeira Keyes, CA 209.495.0367
Nathan Thomas North Lewisburg, OH 937.537.0805
Keith Topp Botkins, OH 937.489.9587
Paul Trapp Taylor, WI 715.896.7062
Roger Turner Sun Prairie, WI 608.770.0012
Hank Van Exel Lodi, CA 209.810.0880
Ryan Weigel Platteville, WI 608.434.4109
Delbert Yoder West Salem, OH 216.496.8819

Holstein Association USA Qualified Judges List

The following judges are approved by Holstein Association USA to serve as judges at nationally-sanctioned Junior Holstein Shows. All nationally-sanctioned Junior Holstein Shows must select their judge from either the National Judges List or the Holstein Association USA Qualified Judges List.

Holstein Association USA encourages state and regional Holstein show management to utilize the National Judges List and Qualified Judges List when selecting judges for their shows. With questions about the judges lists, please contact Jodi Hoynoski at 800.952.5200, ext. 4261 or via email.

Name Address Contact Number
Katie Albaugh Stevens Frederick, MD 240.446.3055
Martin Artucio Montevideo, Uruguay +598 99 66 44 02
Philip Bachman Fayetteville, PA 814.573.2741
Kevin Benter Brownstown, IN 812.525.6049
Sheri Boardman Middleburgh, NY 413.770.3064
Fowler Branstetter Edmonton, KY 270.205.7626
Jeff Brantmeier Hilbert, WI 920.205.4976
Mandi Bue Kaukauna, WI 715.896.5418
David Castrogiovanni Montrose, PA 570.278.3680
Dale Chupp Inola, OK 918.630.0495
Tyler Chupp Inola, OK 918.629.8893
Lucas Clanton Mulberry Grove, IL 618.322.3523
Brian Coyne Sun Prairie, WI 715.495.1447
Katie Coyne Johnson Creek, WI 920.723.8185
George Crave Waterloo, WI 920.988.8134
Mark Crave Waterloo, WI 920.253.7255
Mike Creek Hagerstown, MD 301.606.7089
Scott Davenport Salem, CT 860.460.7325
Nathan Donnay Glencoe, MN 320.510.3381
Aaron Eaton Marietta, NY 315.857.8303
Michelle Eilenstine Mountain Grove, MO 417.926.2679
Steve Fraser Fergus, ON 519.820.2728
Joe Gibbs Epworth, IA 583.543.0113
Nathan Goldenberg McGregor, TX 254.717.7910
Chad Griffith Bethel, OH 513.543.2315
Randolph "Randy" K. Gross Elkton, SD 605.864.1422
Ted Halbach Madison, WI 608.219.5289
David Hanson Nicollet, MN 218.686.2223
Aaron Heinzmann Carlyle, IL 618.781.7994
Julie Hemp Beaverville, IL 815.383.2951
Matt Henkes Luana, IA 563.880.8614
Bradley Hoover Lebanon, PA 717.507.7976
Aaron Horst Chamberburg, PA 717.372.3831
Jamie Howard Burgessville, ON 519.281.0637
Michael Iager Frederick, MD 301.706.0266
Leah James Mineral Point, WI 507.312.4311
Chris Kimball Windham, ME 802.323.3776
Alicia Lamb Oakfield, NY 585.993.8026
William E. Langel McFarland, WI 608.838.2697
Londa Lauber Union Grove, WI 262.210.2801
Rob Leach Linwood, KS 785.331.8676
Jenna Lenhart Batavia, NY 814.931.3726
Abe Light Perry, NY 315.651.7410
Rafael López López Camuy, PR 787.356.9466
Mike Lortie Albion, IN 260.367.1700
Dean Malcolm Victoria, AUS +61 417 302037
Garrett Mase Cochranton, PA 724.372.4269
Stephen Mast Denair, CA 209.613.8872
Shaun Merrill Seneca Falls, NY 315.246.1636
Jason Miley West Salem, OH  330.466.8509
Jenny Kelsey Mills Canastota, NY 315.447.1132
Steve Moff Columbiana, OH 614.205.7179
Kyle Natzke Fond du Lac, WI 920.979.0593
Doug Nifong Orfordville, WI 608.558.5100
Brian Olbrich Harvard, IL 815.482.7426
Luke Olson Hutchinson, MN 320.583.9339
Terri Packard Boonsboro, MD 860.459.5337
Terry Rawn Canal Winchester, OH 301.788.5532
Dylan Reed Vandalia, IL 217.254.5397
Austen Schmidt Cascade, WI 920.960.8804
Graisson Schmidt Riverdale, CA 608.797.2855
Harry Schuiling Nijeveen, Netherlands +31653975041
Thomas Uber Adamsville, PA 330.853.9297
Bonnie Van Dyk New Richmond, WI 715.220.6612
Laurie Winkelman Appleton, WI 920.209.0250
Bill Wright Holden, UT 801.404.7066
Larry Wright Verona, MO 417.300.4835
R. Joshua Wright Jerome, ID 801.404.1627
Emily Yeiser Stepp Leesburg, VA 410.353.9532
Ross Zilles Weston, ID 208.747.3356
Staci Zilles-Nelson Brigham City, UT 435.757.4592


Applications are available for download online. Your submission must be received by Holstein Association USA no later than August 1.

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2019 Holstein Association USA
Judges Conference

Holstein Association USA is planning a Judges Conference for 2019 in Columbus, Ohio in conjunction with the Mideast Spring National Holstein Show.

Click here to register for a Holstein USA Judges Conference

  • The one-day conference is tentatively scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will include judging classes as well as classroom time.
  • Judges conference attendees must be at least 22 years of age by day of the conference.
  • The fee to attend will be $50 for pre-registrants (closing two weeks before the conference),
    and $100 for late registrants.
  • A panel of three officials will give attendees meeting the minimum requirements a “satisfactory” rating.

Individuals on the Holstein Association USA Judges List must have attended and received a satisfactory rating at a Holstein Association USA Judges Conference within a five-year period.

Those planning to apply for the lists in the future must first attend and receive a satisfactory rating at a Holstein Association USA Judges Conference before submitting an application.

Date Judges Conference Site Suggested Hotel Accommodations
March 28, 2019 Ohio Expo Center
717 E 17th Ave
Columbus, OH 43211

(in conjunction with the Mideast Spring National Holstein Show)

Candlewood Suites Polaris
8515 Lyra Drive
Columbus OH 43240
Phone: 614-436-6600

Mention "Holstein Association" for special rates
  Studio Queen Non Smoking $89+tax
  Studio 2 Doubles Non Smoking $99+tax

Cut-off date: March 8, 2019 subject to availability