Our congress judges originally hail from three continents and bring more than sixty years of collective judging expertise among them.
linda jean grillo
Linda Jean has been judging since 1981 and
was one of
She was voted Judge of the Year in 1990 and showed TICA's Best Cat for 1981-82 season - SGC Ciara's Fire Hazard - a red point Siamese male.
She developed the "& white" Oriental and the "pointed & white Siamese" bring them from preliminary foundation work through to championship status.
She helped to introduce TICA to France by
being one of the founders
Fate Mays joined TICA and began exhibiting in 9182.
Over the years, he has served as the
President of TICA, the South Central Regional Director, Chair of the
Persian Breed Committee, and Vice President of The International Feline
Foundation, which funds and researches feline health related issues.
In 1990, Fate was honored as South Central Member of the Year, and in both 1997 and 2014, he was honored as TICA’s Judge of the Year. Fate is proud to have contributed his time, skills, and efforts to TICA in his over 35 years of TICA membership.
chris kaelin, pHd
Chris Kaelin, Ph.D. of Stanford University Medical School
katie lytle, dvm