NTA Judges Directory The NTA Judges Directory contains the profiles of persons certified as competent judges which are current NTA members and have paid their LifeTime judges fee. If your name is not listed here and you wish to remain an NTA Judge and are not a Lifetime NTA member, you are requested to renew your NTA membership and submit the following information to NTA Headquarters promptly. Provide your name, annotating if you are a Life Judge by inserting LJ following your name. Include your membership number, address, city, state, zip code, business telephone and home/cell phone numbers. In addition, please include an updated resume providing the area of expertise including categories judged and seminars offered. Provide the most pertinent, highest awards and accomplishments earned and the areas you desire to judge or subjects you care to provide seminars on. Please include a current photograph for use in the Outlook Magazine. We are trying to put our records back together. If we missed you, have something incorrect, or any other possible mistake….PLEASE contact NTA Head Quarters @ 855-772-8543 Headquarters can assist you with other inquiries. Judging Criteria 1) Current membership of the National Taxidermists Association 2) Three (3) competitions judged or assisted judges. Assisting judge’s means that you have served as an apprentice to an NTA sanctioned judge by judging with them using an NTA scoresheet. Judging “with them” can be acting as a scribe and lending your advice when needed. 3) A judging experience may be substituted if you have won an NTA “Award of Excellence,” that award may be applied as two (2) judging experiences. 4) Must also have won either (2) blue ribbons at a National Taxidermists Association convention or, a single blue and two(2) second place ribbons at a National Taxidermists Association convention in the “open” division or greater. 5) Must pay a one time Life time judges fee of 50.00 The following people are Lifetime NTA Members that are also Lifetime Judges. Kyle Patin Bryan Eppley Dan Heasley Danny Benson Larry Blomquist Manny Chavez Frazier Craig Nancy Crocker Tony Finazzo J.W. Fuchs Steve German Ricky Givens Kris Hano Tony Heisley Scott Hunble Joe Kaiser Mike Kirkhart Richard Krane John Lager Garland M. Lessley Sr. Cally Morris Archie Phillips Amy Ritchie-Carter Daniel Roberts Troy Rose R.J. Simington Danny Smith Velma Smith Frankie Thompson Fred Vanderburgh Michael Vickerson Mitch Webb Harry Whitehead Dave Whitney The following people are Lifetime Judges and are Current Annual Members of the NTA. Jean Roll Matt Zimmerman Keith Bowman Kent Reedy Brett Defreitas Terry Weick Jack Emery Harvey Zeigler Rod Connelly Mike Brignac The following people have earned the necessary credentials and are listed as Lifetime Judges. To become reinstated as NTA Lifetime Judges current membership renewal is required. Kenneth Bauman Gregg Ielfield Don Stevens Jessica Stevens Joel Stone Shawn Poe Greg Brumfield Jerry Moseley Greg Cuvelier Richard Christoforo John Griffith Jr. Shawn Dawson Dan Gill Bill Bowen Vincent Gallegos Gary Powell Tommy Hall Page Nethercutt Jody Slusher Cary Cochran Brian Samuel Louis Gagliano Fred Gonzalez Frank Kotula Willis Huston Danny Owens Terry Rheinlander Wesley Skidmore William Breen Danny Smith Randy Life Mike Orthober The following people have earned the necessary credentials, have been listed as judges in the past, however, are not listed as Lifetime Judges. To be added to the Lifetime Judges list a 50.00 Lifetime Judges fee is required along with current NTA membership renewal. Dennis Arp Ron Ball Dan Bantley Randy Bateman Bob Berry Jim Bondurant Nicky Bonura Bill Bowen Gary Bowen Scott Brewer Mike Briganti John Kevin Brocato Glen Browning Gary Bruch Dale Buffenmyer Collin Campbell Rick Carter Craig Ciola Roy Cogburn Kevin Conroy Joe Coombs Terry Covington Jeff Crawford Paul Czarnecki George Dante Rick Denzler Randall De sormeau Wayne Dixon Gene Dobbs Brian Dobson Brenda Duvall Joel Edwards William “Bill” Elder Steve Faechner Darin Flynn Ronnie Gaillard Paul Gallegos Terry Gill Alan Gobel Jody Green Terry Grimm Ben Haden Levoyed Heagwood Carmen Helmer Dan Helmer Steven Henthorn Don Holt Steven “Bruce” Hough Greg Ielfield William “Hugh” Jennings Daryl Johnson Tim Jordan Jim Kimball Jim Kindig Bret Kirk Joe Kish Tommy Knight Raymond Kowlaski Todd Kranau Chris Krueger Art Ledger David McBride John Matthews Joe Meder Dennis Middleton Jeff Mourning Frank Newmyer Mike Orillion Gary Pegg Jeff Pusateri Ron Reynolds Dan Rinehart Mike Rohanna Darrell Rollans Mike Ross Stefan Savides Eric Schmidt Clark Schreibeis Gary Senk Wendy Senk Barry Smith Dennis Smith Gene Smith Jason Snowberger Allen Stanton Matt Thompson Bob Ulshafer Jan VanHoesen Pat Wagner Tom Weickum James Willard Doyle Wilson Paul Witt Marcus Zimmerman If you feel you have been wrongfully classified or omitted; Please contact NTA Headquarters so our records can be updated. Your participation in helping us update our records is greatly appreciated.