Name: Larry Christensen
Address:16952 NW Bernietta Ct. Portland, OR 97229-7947
Profession:Co-Owner of Christensen Construction NW – A custom home building business.
Size of Pond: New pond under construction. Currently have two temporary ponds: 600 gallons & 1,200 gallons
Year Certified: AKCA Certified Judge since 1997, ZNA Certified Judge since 1993, GFSA and AGA Certified Judge (Goldfish)
Years in Hobby: Since 1981
Affiliated Club and how many years: NW Koi & Goldfish Club (ZNA NW Chapter) since 1981
Positions held in club: President, Vice President, AKCA Rep, PNKCA Rep, ZNA Membership Chairman, Show Chairman and active board member.
Other koi related Activities: Contibuting writer of articles for KOI USA and club newsletter. Attended majority of AKCA and PNKCA Seminars. Have attended most of the ZNA judging Seminars in the US. Entered fish in numerous koi and goldfish shows since 1981. Involved in koi and goldfish educational programs, along with my wife Pat, for our local club as well as speaking at other clubs and events as requested. Auctioneer at over 40 koi club and association fund raising events. Avid koi pin collector with one of the largest collections in the world.
Accomplishments: One of the original founders of Pacific Northwest Koi Club Association (PNKCA) in 1984. Past Chairman and Vice Chairman of PNKCA. Awarded AKCA & PNKCA Koi Person of the year awards as well as the PNKCA Bronze Koi Award. AKCA Seminar Chairman in 1992 for AKCA Seminar held in Portland, OR. Judged shows in US, Canada and Holland