The Team

Search, Find, Rescue....

That's we we do....and we are looking for you.

Adam Gatti with K9 Zoe

Adam Gatti is the Chief on the team. In addition, he is an ASRC Search Manager III, an EMT, and NASAR SARTECH II certified. His K9 partner is Zoe, a border collie. As a canine team, they are trained and certified in forensic level HRD and water cadaver search through IPWDA.

Amy Machinski with K9 Eli

Amy Machinski is 2nd Assistant Chief, an ASRC Field Team Leader, trained in managing search operations, as well as NASAR SARTECH II and basic first aid certified. Her K9 partner is Eli, a treeing walker red-tick coonhound. The team is certified in INBTI Mantrailing as well as IPWDA trailing and forensic level HRD.

Amy Machinski K9 Partner Tily

Amy Machinski's partner Tily, is an Australian Cattle Dog. She is currently in training for airscent.

Ben Owens

Ben Owens is an ASRC Field Team Member, trained in managing search operations, and basic first aid certified.

Michelle Eaton with K9 Dexter

Michelle Eaton is 1st Assistant Chief on the team. She is an ASRC Field Team Leader, NASAR evaluator and instructor and is trained in managing search operations. She is a certified paramedic. Her partner is Dexter, a blue German Shepherd. As a K9 team, they are certified in PSARC Airscent and IPWDA certified in forensic level HRD

Colleen Benson

Colleen Benson is an ASRC Field Team Member, trained in managing search operations, and an EMT. Her K9 partner is Ratchet, a pit bull terrier. As a K9 team, they are certified in the INBTI Mantrailing Evaluation.

Colleen Benson K9 Partner Ratchet

Colleen Benson also trains Ratchet who is a two year old pit bull terrier. As a K9 team, they are certified in the INBTI Mantrailing Evaluation.


Colleen Benson K9 Partner Clover

Colleen Benson also trains Clover who is a two year old pit bull terrier. Clover is CGC certified and is training toward human remains detection.

Gust Argerus with K9 Chance

Gust Argerus is ASRC Call-Out Qualified and basic first aid certified. His K9 partner is Chance, a golden retriever. As a K9 team, they are certified in IPWDA Land HRD and Water HRD.

Sandy Zalewski with K9 Jack

Sandy Zalewski is a ASRC Field Team Leader, NASAR SARTECH II, trained in managing search operations, and basic first aid certified. Her K9 partner is Jack, a standard schnauzer. As a K9 team, they are certified in INBTI Mantrailing Evaluation.

LuAnn Gatti with K9 Finnick

Finnick is handled by LuAnn Gatti. Finnick is an English Shepherd. They are currently certified in PSARC Airscent and NASAR Wilderness Airscent Level II. LuAnn is an ASRC Field Level I Certified Search Responder. She is first aid and Healthcare Provider CPR Certified. LuAnn is the team President, Group Training Officer, and Membership Coordinator. LuAnn is also a NASAR Lead Instructor and Evaluator and an ASRC Credentialing Board Evaluator.

Kathy Lamb with K9 Lexie

Kathy Lamb is ASRC Field Team Member and registered nurse. She is also the team secretary, the ASRC secretary and a representative for the team. Her K9 partner is Lexie, an Airedale terrier. As a K9 team, they are training in air scent.

Olivia Wojcicehowski

Mika is handled by Olivia Wojcicehowski. Mika is a German Shepherd. They are currently training in HRD. Olivia is an ASRC Field Level IV Certified Search Responder. She is first aid and Healthcare Provider CPR Certified.


Sean Keeley

Sean is an ASRC Field Level IV Qualified Search Responder. He is also NASAR SARTECH II certified. He is first aid and Healthcare Provider CPR certified. Sean is the GSAR Co-Coordinator for the team.

Janet Osborne

Janet is an ASRC Field Level IV Certified Search Responder. She is first aid and Healthcare Provider CPR certified.

Adam Lackovic

Adam is an ASRC Field Level II Certified Search Responder. He is NASAR SARTECH II certified. He is licenced by the FAA as a Remote Pilot. He is first aid and Healthcare Provider CPR certified.

Kate Stockton (Barrall)

Kate is an ASRC Field Level IV Certified Search Responder. She is first aid and Healthcare Provider CPR certified. Kate is the team Secretary.


Jane Hamza

Jane is a Base Search Responder and is Call Out Qualified.

Kacey Owens

Kacey is an auxiliary team member. She assists with Public Relations and fundraising events for the team.




Kristen Tingley

Kristen is an auxiliary team member. She assists with Public Relations and fundraising events for the team.




Lori Johnson

Lori is an auxiliary team member. She assists with Public Relations and fundraising events for the team. Lori is also the Auxiliary Coordinator for the team.

Audrey Ash

Audrey is an auxiliary team member. She assists with Public Relations and fundraising events for the team.

Tim Gruzosky

Tim is an auxiliary team member. He assists with Public Relations and fundraising events for the team. Tim is also the Website Coordinator for the team.

Steven McIntyre

Steven is an auxiliary team member. He assists with Public Relations and fundraising events for the team.

Scott Bishop

Scott is an auxiliary team member. He assists with Public Relations and fundraising events for the team.




Heather Lum

Heather is a remote member of the team. She assists with fundraising and grant writing for the team.

K9 Broadway

Broadway was Michelle Eaton's K9 partner. She was certified by IPWDA in basic cadaver search. She also trained and worked in water cadaver search as well as air scent. She passed through the rainbow bridge in 2016.

K9 Doogan

LuAnn Gatti's first partner was Doogan. He was a German shepherd and was certified as PSARC air scent specialists and IPWDA basic land and water cadaver search. He passed through the rainbow bridge in 2018.