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2022 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
Joey Airoso Tipton, CA 559.967.5258
Brian Behnke Brooklyn, WI 608.279.2016
Nico Bons Ottoland, Netherlands 0031-630141782
Pierre Boulet Montmagny, QC 418.234.3407
Jeff Brown Wapakoneta, OH 419.295.5088
Eddie Bue Kaukauna, WI 715.299.4651
Mandi Bue Freedom, WI 715.896.5418
John Burket East Freedom, PA 814.239.2260
David Crack Richmond, QC 819.352.1670
Dean Dohle Halfway, MO 417.838.8036
Michael Duckett Rudolph, WI 715.459.6480
Aaron Eaton Marietta, NY 315.857.8303
John Erbsen Lanark, IL 815.275.4990
Brandon Ferry Hilbert, WI 608.335.8861
Lynn Harbaugh Marion, WI 920.420.1524
Matt Hawbaker Clear Spring, MD 717.360.7848
Matt Henkes Luana, IA 563.880.8614
Jamie Howard Burgessville, ON 519.281.0637
Sean Johnson Rohrersville, MD 443.253.3928
Gary Jones Moneylawn, Clogh, Gorey, Co. Wexford, IE 087.943.2135
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
Pat Lundy Granville, NY 518.632.5449
Thomas "Moss" McCauley Lowell, MI 616.446.2670
Chris McCullough Juda, WI 608.214.9742
Callum McKinven Canton de Hatley, QC 819.437.7552
Matthew Mitchell Speedwell, TN 423.912.2493
Terri Packard Boonsboro, MD 860.459.5337
Ted Papageorge Ogden, UT 801.389.6967
Allyn Paulson Rockford, IL 605.868.9028
Esteban Posada Renovales Queretaro, Mexico +5214421560693
Tyler Reynolds Corfu, NY 585.356.8123
Mark Rueth Oxford, WI 920.988.3070
Chad Ryan Fond du Lac, WI 920.960.1449
Molly Sloan Lake Mills, WI 815.670.3706
Robert Teixiera Turlock, CA 209.495.0367
Jennifer Thomas North Lewisburg, OH 614.395.9823
Nathan Thomas North Lewisburg, OH 937.537.0805
Keith Topp Botkins, OH 937.489.9587
Phillip Topp Botkins, OH 937.538.7423
Paul Trapp Taylor, WI 715.896.7062
Roger Turner Sun Prairie, WI 608.770.0012
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
Martin Artucio Montevideo, Uruguay +5989964402
Derik Baumer Anna, OH 937.726.9637
Jeff Brantmeier Hilbert, WI 920.205.4976
Dale Chupp Inola, OK 918.630.0495
Tyler Chupp Inola, OK 918.629.8893
Grant Cope Salem, OH 330.423.2323
Brian Coyne Sun Prairie, WI 715.495.1447
Katie Coyne Geneseo, NY 920.723.8185
George Crave Waterloo, WI 920.988.8134
Scott Davenport Salem, CT 860.460.7325
Nathan Donnay Glencoe, MN 320.510.3381
Brian Engelking Greenfield, IN 260.438.9509
Joe Gibbs Epworth, IA 583.543.0113
Chad Griffith Bethel, OH 513.543.2315
Randy Gross Elkton, SD 605.864.1422
Ted Halbach Madison, WI 608.219.5289
Elizabeth Hall East Montpelier, VT 320.583.4021
Ricky Hall East Montpelier, VT 802.272.6625
David Hanson Nicollet, MN 218.686.2223
Aaron Heinzmann Carlyle, IL 618.781.7994
Julie Hemp Beaverville, IL 815.383.2951
James Hoffman Slippery Rock, PA 570.617.1239
Amy Hoover Lebanon, PA 618.267.2899
Brad Hoover Lebanon, PA 717.507.7976
Leah James Mineral Point, WI 507.312.4311
Rudy Kiko Salem, OH 330.540.2416
Alicia Lamb Oakfield, NY 585.993.8026
William Langel McFarland, WI 920.210.3998
Londa Lauber Union Grove, WI 262.210.2801
Rob Leach Linwood, KS 785.331.8676
Jenna Lenhart Thurmont, MD 814.931.3726
Abe Light Granville, NY 315.651.7410
Sheri Lloyd Middleburgh, NY 413.770.3064
Rafael López López Camuy, PR 787.356.7382
Mike Lortie Albion, IN 260.367.1700
Reid Lundy Argyle, NY 518.796.3107
Josh McKay Woodstock, ON 519.495.9377
Shaun Merrill Seneca Falls, NY 315.246.1636
Jason Miley West Salem, OH  330.466.8509
Steve Moff Columbiana, OH 614.205.7179
Peter Morrow Mondovi, WI 715.307.2449
Kyle Natzke Tulare, CA 920.979.0593
Brian Olbrich Harvard, IL 815.482.7426
Luke Olson Hutchinson, MN 320.583.9339
Terry Rawn Stillwater, OK 301.788.5532
Dylan Reed Vandalia, IL 217.254.5397
Austen Schmidt Cascade, WI 920.960.8804
Mandy Schmidt Tomales, CA 707.484.2077
Jordan Siemers Newton, WI 920.946.8525
Gregory Silva Hanford, CA 559.250.0138
Ben Simpson Belmont, OH 740.312.5865
William Taylor Oldwick, NJ 908.642.5122
Tom Uber Adamsville, PA 330.853.9297
Bonnie Van Dyk New Richmond, WI 715.220.6612
Laurie Winkelman Appleton, WI 920.209.0250
Joshua Wright Jerome, ID 801.404.1627
Larry "Leroy" Wright Verona, MO 417.743.2921
Emily Yeiser Stepp Leesburg, VA 410.353.9532


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

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Holstein Association USA
Judges Conference

Click here to register for a Holstein USA Judges Conference

Holstein Association USA Judges Conferences include judging classes as well as classroom time. Attendees must be at least 22 years of age by day of the conference. A panel of officials will give attendees meeting the minimum requirements a "satisfactory" rating. The fee to attend will be $50 for pre-registrants (closing two weeks before the conference), and $100 for late registrants.

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 receive a satisfactory rating at a Holstein Association USA Judges Conference before submitting an application.

Date Judges Conference Site

Friday, April 1
11:00 am

Erie County Fairgrounds
5820 South Park Avenue
Hamburg, NY 14075

In conjunction with the Northeast Spring National Holstein Show in New York

Thursday, April 7
1:30 pm

Payne County Expo Center
4518 Expo Cir E
Stillwater, OK 74075

In conjunction with the Southern Spring National Show in Oklahoma