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

LuAnn Gatti is an ASRC Field Team Leader, trained in managing search operations, and basic first aid/cpr certified. She is also president, membership coordinator, and group training officer for the team, an evaluator and instructor for NASAR, PSARC Air Scent Evaluator, and is a team ASRC board rep and ASRC Credentialing Board member and evaluator. Finnick is an English Shepherd and they are certified in NASAR Wilderness Airscent Level II and PSARC Airscent.

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.

Adam Lackovic

Adam Lackovic is a search responder with the team. He is an ASRC Field Team Member, NASAR SARTECH II, certified in basic first aid and recently received his pilot license which he will use to man our UAV.

Sean Keeley is an ASRC Field Call-Out Qualified Search Responder. He is NASAR SARTECH II certified. He also has his Basic First Aid and CPR certification.

Janet Osborne

Janet osborne is a search responder. She is call-out qualified, has first aid certification and is working toward her Field Team Member certification.

Kacey Owens

Kacey Owens has been helping with pr events for several years. We are lucky to have her on the team.





Kristen Tingley

Kristen has joined in the past year and her infectous smile and humor make pr events even better.





Lori Johnson

Lori Johnson joined the team in 2011 as a search responder. She has since stepped back to an auxiliary position in order to spend more time on fundraising and promoting the team and its mission to the community. Lori also holds the position as team treasurer.

Audrey Ash

Audrey Ash was a canine handler for the team and is now an auxiliary member who assists with pr and other events.

Tim Gruzosky

Tim Gruzosky has been an auxiliary member for about 2 years. He assists with fundraising and outreach activities for the team as well as hides for the k9 teams during training exercises.


Steven McIntyre

Steven McIntyre was a canine handler with the team and has decided to focus on other avenues but has remained a member in the auxiliary capacity.

Scott Bishop

Scott Bishop is an auxiliary member. He assists with fundraising and outreach activities for the team.





Heather Lum

Heather Lum has moved to Arizona and will be continuing to assist the team behind the scenes.

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.