Category Archives: AKCA Judges

Judge Burt Ballou Bio

Name: Burt Ballou Address: 9521 Andover Cir, Fountain Valley , Calif. 92708 Phone (714) 839-1836; fax (714) 839-5016 e-mail: burtballou@sbcglobal.net Profession: Insurance, claims Size of Pond: 3 ponds- 780 gallons, 3800 gallons, 22250 gallons Year Certified as Judge: Certified 1997 Years in Hobby:35 years Affiliated Club and how many years: ZNA Orange county 16 years; SoCal 16 years...
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Judge Jan Thompson Bio

Name: Jan Thompson Address: 186 W. Mangrum Court, Pueblo West, CO 81007-1818 Phone: 719-547-4747 e-mail: iamjant@hotmail.com Profession: Mortgage Banking Size of Pond: 10,000 gals. Years in Hobby: Since 1996 Year entered AKCA Judging Program: 2006 Affiliated Club: ROCKY MOUNTAIN KOI CLUB, Denver, CO. Member since 1997. Also belong to Oklahoma City and Phoenix,AZ AKCA Clubs. Member of ZNA...
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Judge Peter Ponzio Bio

Name: Peter Ponzio Address: 3 Shearwater Court, Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047 Phone: 847-726-0933 E-mail: ponziop@sprynet.com Profession: Retired, financial executive Size of pond: outdoor pond 5,000 gallons; indoor (winter) pond 1,200 gallons Years in Hobby: since 1988 Affiliated clubs: Northern Midwest ZNA 3 years; Midwest Pond & Koi Society 15 years; Mid-Atlantic Koi Club 10 years Positions in Club:...
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Judge Pam Spindola Bio

Name: Pam Spindola Address: 2112 Omega Drive, Santa Ana, CA 92705 Phone/Fax:(714) 544-6588, cell (714) 335-9695 e-mail:pspindola@earthlink.net Profession: educator Size of Pond: 5,000 gallon concrete pond, 2,500 liner pond Year Certified: 2004 Years in Hobby: 30 years Affiliated Club and how many years: Nishiki Koi Club (30 years), Zen Nippon Airinkai SoCal (27 years) Positions held in club:...
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Judge David Young Bio

Name: David L. Young Address: 11355 W. Picture Rocks Rd.Tucson, AZ 85743 Phone: 520-682-7697 / Cell: 520-403-2949 e-mail: koiman@mindspring.com   Profession: Commercial Printing Koi Ponds: 18000 gallons. Gunite construction. 3 independent filters, 4 in bottom drains to vortex settlement chambers, 2 filters are Lim micro screens and pressurized bead filter, 1 filter Japanese mat. 120 watt UV Second...
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