VALVERDE-CALVO, Mr Oscar
Mr Oscar Valverde is a Costa Rican citizen and has a licentiate degree in Business Administration and Public Accounting from the University of Costa Rica. He is presently the Deputy Internal Auditor of the Office of the Financial Entities General Superintendent in Costa Rica. He has been involved in canine activities for more than twenty five years and during the last twenty he has been an active member in the Costa Rican Kennel Club. He has held several positions in the Board of Directors of the Club during several periods: President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer. He has also been President, Vice-President and Secretary of the Club's Judges Committee. Mr. Valverde is a well known Dachshund breeder in the three coat varieties. Oscar has judged many national as well as international all breeds dog shows. At the international level, he has judged shows in Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Finland, Israel, Mexico, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Perú, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Russia, Spain, Uruguay and Venezuela. He judged several breeds and group finals at the World Dog Shows in Puerto Rico, Mexico City, Brazil and Argentina. Mr Valverde's ample and active participation in the canine matters in Costa Rica, his performance as a judge in many countries and his participation in many canine events at home as well as abroad, have provided him with a vast experience in the canine field which allows him to perform as one of the F.C.I. Standards Commission translators. Mr Oscar Valverde is a former member of the F.C.I. Show Commission and from October 1998 to October 2000 he was member of the Finance and Accounts Committee of the Latin American Federation of Kennel Clubs.