Judges Education


Liz Hansen – Liz was the primary author of the current BPCA breed standard.  Liz has bred and finished over 100 champion standard Schnauzers.  She also works in the Canine Genetics department at the University of Missouri.

Valerie Black - Valerie is a founding member of the BPCA and current board member.  She has attended all club National Specialties as well as the Elevage in France.  she has owned Picard’s since 2005 and has been a breeder of Picard champions since 2008 and is a club approved breed mentor and presenter.  As a breeder/owner/handler Valerie remains passionate about preserving the breed as the French intended.  She serves as an officer ofter all breed club as well, mentoring both exhibitors and judges interested in the breed.

Jacqueline Carswell – Former BPCA Treasurer and former President of the Irish Wolfhound Club of America. She has served on the board of the BPCA since 2012 and is currently the BPCA’s delegate. Jackie is an approved AKC judge for Irish Wolfhounds and Rhodesian Ridgebacks. She has an excellent eye for a dogs.