2007 Preliminary Judges

The following professionals participated in preliminary judging during April-June 2007.  Their average scores determined the Finalists.  We thank them for their time, interest, and insights.

Stewart Andrews, Principal, Noodlebox Design, Arlington, VA, U.S.A.
Vinod Bahety, Assistant Vice President, Yes Bank, Mumbai, India
Ray Benjamin, Owner, Ray Benjamin Productions, New York, NY, U.S.A.
Caroline Berger, Public Affairs Manager, American Express, New York, NY, U.S.A.
Jock Breitwieser, Senior Manager PR/AR U.S. and EMEA, Callidus Software Inc., San Jose, CA, U.S.A.
Jonathan Bruns, Art Director, The Design Channel, Chevy Chase, MD, U.S.A.
Lea Caruso, Director of Publishing, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, McLean, VA, U.S.A.
Rachel Deutsch, Partner, Biondi LLC, McLean, VA, U.S.A.
Marc Foelsch, Senior Art Director, Fraser Wallace Advertising, Dulles, VA, U.S.A.
Marchell Gillis, PR Manager, Sage Software, Lawrenceville, GA, U.S.A.
Dagogo Hart, External Affairs/Community Relations, Addax Petroleum Development Nigera Ltd., Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Susan Hein, Creative Director, Export-Import Bank of the U.S., Washington, DC, U.S.A.
Randy Hines, Associate Professor / APR, Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA, U.S.A.
Joan Hsieh, Creative Consulant, Joan Hsieh Design, Alhambra, CA, U.S.A.
Elinor Kinnier, Vice President, Communications Marketing Group, McLean, VA, U.S.A.
Sabine Kostevc, Head of Global Internet Coordination, Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., Basel, Switzerland
Peter Levy, President, Corniche Productions, Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.
Sheila Mahovichian, Designer, The Design Channel, Chevy Chase, MD, U.S.A.
Connie Maina Nkatha, Corporate Communications, Kenya Wildlife Service, Nairobi, Kenya
Elvera Nuriawati Makki, External Communications Assitant Manager, PT Unilever Indonesia, Tbk, Jakarta, Indonesia
Steven Marinelis, Critical Accounts Manager, Oracle Corporation, Sydney, Australia
Justin McCammon, Quality Assistant, Eastman Kodak Company, Evans, CO, U.S.A.
Karina Milani, Communications Manager, Department of Cultural Arts & Tourism, City of Henderson, Henderson, NV, U.S.A.
Elisha Moreno, Media Relations Manager, BC Hydro, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Steve Morgan, Senior Web Designer, Foxtons, London, United Kingdom
David Moritz, Owner, Society Awards, New York, NY, U.S.A.
Vanessa Mouner, Associate Producer, CUNY TV, New York, NY, U.S.A.
Justin Ng, IT Manager, Ceylinco Consolidated (M) Sdn. Bhd., Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Jeffrey Ory, Senior Communications Strategist, Deveney Communication, New Orleans, LA, U.S.A.
Zev Remba, Creative Director, Unconformity, LLC, Alexandria, VA, U.S.A.
Avis Richards, CEO, Birds Nest Productions, Purchase, NY, U.S.A.
Roberto E. Rojas, Art Director, EFX Media, Arlington, VA, U.S.A.
Steffen Rufenach, Associate, Hering Schuppener Consulting, Dusseldorf, Germany
Jackie Seibert, Senior Graphic Designer, Long & Foster Companies, Fairfax, VA, U.S.A.
Ron Sereg, Associate Professor-Public Relations, Louisiana State University in Shreveport, LA, U.S.A.
Sydney Steinhardt, Vice President, Ferrell Communications LLC, New York, NY, U.S.A.
David Street, Creative Director, JDG Communications, Falls Church, VA, U.S.A.
Tusshar Varangaonkar, Director, GHARRKUL INDUSTRIES PVT. LTD., Amravati, India
Vincent Verdi, Art Director, HBO, New York, NY, U.S.A.
Lynn Wong, Director, Grupo Eventoplus, Barcelona, Spain