Preliminary Judges: Miss Universe 2007

Meet the panel of Miss Universe 2007 Beauty Pageant Preliminary Competition. They are the one who will judge all the 77 contestants that will determine the Top 15 delegates which will be announced during the live telecast.

Fred HowardWith nearly a decade in the fashion industry, Fred has found inspiration in various facets of the industry. As a former model scout and manager for the world-renowned Elite Model Agency, Fred Howard has worked with some of the most recognized models in the world today: Gisele Bundchen, Adriana Lima and a host of others. As a stylist and casting coordinator he has lent his talents to such brands as Tommy Hilfiger, Giorgio Armani and J. Crew. A proud resident of Brooklyn, New York, he is currently an artist manager for models and actors.

Adel Chabbi
Celebrity hair stylist Adel Chabbi was born and raised in France. In his 23-year career he has worked with celebrities such as Alicia Silverstone, Lauren Hutton and Jessica Lange. Specializing in hair extensions, he has mastered the technique of creating a seamless finish and has become one of the most sought after stylists in Hollywood. His experience also includes TV appearances on "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy," the "Today Show," and "Extra."

Dimitris Margetas
Dimitris began his career at Procter & Gamble in Brussels as an environmental engineer, for plants in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. However, his affinity for Prestige Products and advertising soon led him to change careers. For the last six years, Dimitris has been in charge of Consumer Marketing for Proctor & Gamble’s Prestige Products Inc. He has worked on building luxury fragrance brands such as Gucci, Valentino, Dolce & Gabbana, Hugo Boss, Lacoste, Escada, Burberry and SKII.

Justine Pasek
Justine is no stranger to the Miss Universe Organization, as she was originally the 1st run-up in Miss Universe 2002 Beauty Contest, but later became the titleholder as Miss Russia, Oxana Fedorova was dethroned. Justine's subsequent modeling career has landed her in magazines such as en OceanDrive en Espanol, Vanidades, Cosmopolitan (Latin America), Islands Magazine, Marie Claire (Mexico),Vogue (Brasil), Hola (Espana), GQ (Italia), Caras (Argentina & Brasil), Enforma (Colombia) and US Weekly. Justine was also a spokesperson for Christian Dior, Latin America, and hosted E! Fashion Week, Latin America.

Leigh Rossini
Leigh Rossini is the in-house publicist for Louis Licari Salons. Working side by side with Louis Licari and his team in New York and Beverly Hills, Rossini is responsible for organizing every shoot for print and television. She recently landed the contract that put Licari on NBC’s Today Show and a blog on IVillage.

Thuy Tran
Thuy Tran is a talent agent representing fashion photographers and stylists in New York and Paris. She was born in Saigon and grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii. She currently works for the Michele Filomeno Agency and is director of Dactyl Foundation for the Arts and Humanities.

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