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Sanne Pedersen


Sanne has been involved in IPO since 1992 and co-founder and Treasurer of Sydney Dogsport Club. She has trained and titled 8 dogs including 2 IPO3 dogs. She has competed at 7 WGSDCA National Championship and was the IPO3 Champions in 2013, 2016 and 2018 with three different dogs. She represented Australia at the 2016 and 2018 WUSV World Championships in respectively Meppen, Germany and Randers, Denmark. She has assisted in dogs gaining +20 titles. Profession: Vice President in Science and Innovation in a private Biotech Company, Master Degree in Cell biology, PhD in Molecular Biology. 

Crystal Lakatos

Vice President

Crystal has been involved in IPO since 1999, and is co-founder and Vice President of Eastside Shepherd Dogsport Group. She has trained and trialled 5 dogs, and has participated in two National Championships. Crystal has assisted in dogs gaining +30 titles. Crystal has spent most of her career working within the Banking and Financial services industry. She has a Bachelors degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice, is currently completing a Masters degree in International Security and International Relations and will soon commerce a Masters degree in Writing.

Tom Stewart


Tom has been involved in IPO since 1999 and is a co-founder and the Vice President of Metro Dogsport Club.
He has previously held the Board of Management position of Treasurer in 2007 .Tom has trained and trailed a number of dogs to various levels, has achieved high in trial, high in tracking and high in obedience awards and has
participated in two WGSDCA IPO National Championships. He has assisted numerous dogs in his club gain IPO titles. Profession: Australian Border Force Officer (8yrs in the detector dog unit, 3yrs as a Maritime Border Operations Officer).

Natalie Woelfel


Natalie has been involved in IPO since 1992. She is a WGSDCA judge and started her Judging apprenticeship under SV Training judge, Herr. Stolpe. She judged at the 2013 and 2014 WGSDCA IPO National Championships. She has trained and titled 4 dogs to various levels, the most successful her GSD - 5x IPO3. She has held the position of Secretary with Dogsport New Zealand since it's inception in 1994.  Profession: Quality Control Partnership & Plumbing Company Partner. 

Reg Worth

Director of Judges

Reg has been involved in IPO since 1990 and co-founder of and Training Director at Metro Dogsport Club. Reg is a WGSDCA judge and teacher helper and assists with the development of future trial helpers. He has trained and titled 6 dogs including 4 IPO3 dogs and was the WGSDCA Grand National IPO3 champion in 2008 and 2015. He competed at the 2007 FMBB World Championship.  He has assisted in dogs gaining 50+ titles. Profession: Police Dog Development Officer for Queensland Police.

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