Judge’s Education

The Judges’ Education Committee (JEC) is charged with the preparation, organization, and presentation of educational seminars and provides ringside mentoring for judges or prospective judges of Irish Terriers. Below is a link to a self-study guide designed for use with the Breed Standard. This educational tool emphasizes what to look for quickly regarding the outline, head, coat, gait and temperament that define breed type in Irish Terriers.

Also below is a listing of all members qualified to present seminars and mentor judges.

Guide to Judging Irish Terriers – DOWNLOAD

                                                                  2019 Current Mentors

First Name Last Name City State Phone Email
Christine Accurso Cutchogue NY 631-734-8671 terrier509@yahoo.com
Don W. Brouillette Wrentham MA 508-384-2689 donbrouillette@verizon.net
Gale K. Cummings Norton MA 508-285-9655 terrier.itca@verizon.net
Kelly Edwards Gaithersburg MD 240-444-6768 kellyedwards0707@gmail.com
Robert Geddes Jr. Sugar Grove IL 630-466-5511 D1am0nd@aol.com
Eleanor Hillegeist Bethesda MD 301-229-1593 hillegeiste@gmail.com
Michael A. Kowalczuk Windham CT 860-465-9185 kowalczukm@charter.net
Thea F. Lahti New London NH 603-526-6209 tlahti1@comcast.net
Ian MacDonald Ilderton ONTARIO 519-666-0195 imacd@uwo.ca
Diana Martin Sonoma CA 707-938-4698 begorrasdoitall@aol.com
Douglas Rapport Leesburg VA 571-216-2491 drapport@irish-terrier.com
RoseMarie Saporito Exton PA 610-363-7088 RM5450@aol.com
Terry VandeZande Hudson MI 517-547-3777 terrivandezande@comcast.net
Ellis F. West Houston TX 713-697-9664 e.f.west1@att.net
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current OCTOBER 24, 2018          
Gale Cummings ITCA Judges Ed Chairperson