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WHAMOBASS Chief Judges list



Below is the list of WHAMOBASS Chief Judges since the inaugural event in 1965.

EVENT/YEAR RALLY LOCATION   CHIEF JUDGE'S NAME   CHIEF JUDGE'S HOME TOWN  
I-1965 Whiskey Hill  Joanne Sonnichsen  Menlo Park, CA
II-1966 Atherton  Phyllis Bigelow  Palo Alto, CA
III-1967 Menlo Oaks  Kathy Brewer  Chicago, Ill 
IV-1968 Tracy  Kay Cotant  San Jose, CA
V-1969 Volcano/San Gregorio  Christine Kalakuka  Daly City, CA
VI-1970 Los Olivos  Joy  Ballard, CA
VII-1971 Mariposa  Tucker Comstock  Ann Arbor, Mich.
VIII-1972 Sonora/Columbia Diana Fletcher  Fountain Valley, CA
IX-1973 Coaling Station A Carol Hughes San Francisco, CA
X-1974 Morgan Hill  Shirley Bartlett  Niles, CA
XI-1975 Salinas  Wilma Piccard  Denmark, Iowa 
XII-1976 San Miguel  Barbara Milisits  Los Angeles,  CA
XIII-1977 Coaling Station A Kathy Pierce  Napa, CA
XIV-1978 San Miguel  Faye Harrison  Lancaster, CA
XV-1979 Coaling Station A Ella Kay Robison Stalker  Albion, Idaho 
XVI-1980 Coaling Station A Gayle Smalley  Fresno, CA
XVII-1981 Coaling Station A Kathleen Anne Terry  Santa Cruz, CA
XVIII-1982 Coaling Station A Jeanne Anson  Morgan Hill, CA
XIX-1983 Coaling Station A Anneke Hogeland S. Porzak  Rotterdam, Holland 
XX-1984 Coaling Station A Ashala Nichols Lawler  San Luis Obispo, CA
XXI-1985 Coaling Station A Helga Munday  Tahoe City, CA
XXII-1986 Coaling Station A Judy Martin (Rowlee)  Mountain View, CA
XXIII-1987 Coaling Station A Carol Conroy  Milpitas, CA
XXIV-1988 Coaling Station A Jenet Langjahr  Quartz Hill, CA
XXV-1989 Coaling Station A Joanne Sonnichsen  Menlo Park, CA
XXVI-1990 Coaling Station A Terri Prichard  Merced, CA
XXVII-1991 Coaling Station A April Turner  Half Moon Bay, CA
XXVIII-1992 Coaling Station A Cathy Lursen  Gilroy, CA
XXIX-1993 Coaling Station A Pixie Geesaman  Monterey, CA
XXX-1994*
*Three Chief Judges selected for the 30th Anniversary
Coaling Station A Shirley Tavenier Los Altos, CA
Beth Hamilton   Rehoboth, Mass 
Constance Sonnichsen  Twin Falls, Idaho 
XXXI-1995 Coaling Station A Katie Lee Griggs  Porterville, CA
XXXII-1996 Coaling Station A Christine Conness  San Francisco, CA
XXXIII-1997 Coaling Station A Suzanne Seiler  Fremont, CA
XXXIV-1998 Coaling Station A Jennifer Parks  San Jose, CA
XXXV-1999 Coaling Station A Marlene Augustine  San Francisco, CA
XXXVI-2000 Coaling Station A Helen Kendrick  Sunnyvale, CA
XXXVII-2001 Coaling Station A Fran Moore  Gilroy, CA
XXXVIII-2002 Coaling Station A Linda Ellis  San Jose, CA
XXXVIX-2003 Coaling Station A Bobbie Thornton Campbell, CA
XL-2004 Coaling Station A Linda Walton Gilroy, CA
XLI-2005 Coaling Station A Claire Lucas San Jose, CA
XLII-2006 Coaling Station A Anna Hogeland El Cerrito, CA
XLIII-2007 Coaling Station A Jeanne Anson Morgan Hill, CA
XLIV-2008 Coaling Station A Marian Amsbaugh Orcut, CA
XLV-2009 Coaling Station A April Turner Half Moon Bay, CA
XLVI-2010 Coaling Station A Denise Thornton San Jose, CA
XLVII-2011 Coaling Station A Ashley Jones Fresno, CA
XLVIII-2012 Coaling Station A Susan Iverson San Jose, CA
XLIX-2013 Coaling Station A Teri Preston-Miller Oregon City, OR
L-2014*
*Three Chief Judges selected for the 50th Anniversary
Coaling Station A Cricket Clark Fresno. CA
Jennifer Parks Scotts Valley, CA
Kathleen Terry Saratoga, CA
LI-2015 Coaling Station A Claire Lucas Vallejo, CA
LII-2016 Coaling Station A Kathleen Terry Saratoga, CA
LIII-2017 Coaling Station A Suzanne Seiler Woodbridge, CA
LIV-2018 Coaling Station A Kathleen Terry Saratoga, CA
LV-2019 Coaling Station A April Turner Half Moon Bay
LVI 2020 - Postponed until 2021 due to Covid-19 closures   N/A  N/A