Wade Gease is an AOBA certified alpaca judge, judge trainer, presenter and consultant/mediator for the alpaca industry. Presently he serves on the board for the Great Lakes Alpaca Association, Judges Advisory Committee (JAC) and is the acting President of the Alpaca Fiber Cooperative of North America (AFCNA). He has been co-owner of LondonDairy Alpacas and Alpaca Threads gift store since 1997. Wade has been honored to be involved with so many different activities in the alpaca world: speaking for educational events, consulting for auctions, evaluating for private alpaca breeders and organizing private trips to Peru.
Hobbies have been making alpaca materials, designing alpaca products and recently has created a new wet felting machine for home/farm use to empower ranches to make on the farm products, The Wet Felting Wizard.
Wade has recently accepted to be a sales liaison for KUNA, one of the highest quality alpaca product lines from Groupo Inca, Peru. This is the first year KUNA has released its line to the North American market.
Wade has earned an Associate’s Degree in Aeronautical Science, a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry & a Masters Degree in Biochemistry. . He is also a Camelid Fibre Sorter certified from Olds College Natural Fibre Centre, Canada. His past has given him experience as a construction worker, certified flight instructor, chemistry instructor, co-owner of a retail gift store and a sale representative for pharmaceutical companies.