The Team

Search, Find, Rescue....

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

K9 Zoe and handler Adam Gatti

Zoe is handled by Adam Gatti. Zoe is a Border Collie. They are currently certified in IPWDA Forsenic Level HRD and IPWDA Water HRD. Adam is an ASRC Search Manager III. He is a certified EMT. Adam is the Chief of the team and is the team HRD Co-Coordinator.

K9 Ava and hander Adam Gatti

Ava is handled by Adam Gatti. Ava is a German Shepard and is currently in training. Adam is an ASRC Search Manager III. He is a certified EMT. Adam is the Chief of the team and is the team HRD Co-Coordinator.

K9 Dexter and handler Michelle Eaton

Dexter is handled by Michelle Eaton. Dexter is a Blue German Shepherd. They are currently certified in IPWDA Forensic HRD and PSARC Airscent. Michelle is an ASRC Field Level I Certified Search Responder. She is a certified Paramedic and Wilderness first aid certified. Michelle is the 1st Assistant Chief of the team and is the Airscent Training Coordinator.

K9 Eli and handler Amy Machinski

Eli is handled by Amy Machinski. He is a Treeing Walker Red Tick Coon Hound. They are currently certified in Trailing through IPWDA as well as IPWDA Forensic Level HRD. Amy is an ASRC Field Level I Certified Search Responder and NASAR SARTECH II. She is also first aid and Heathcare Provider CPR Certified. Amy is 2nd Assistant Chief of the team and is the Trailing Coordinator.

K9 Tily handler Amy Machinski

Tily is handled by Amy Machinski. Tily is a Australian Cattle Dog/Border Collie mix. They are currently training in Airscent. Amy is an ASRC Field Level I Certified Search Responder and is a NASAR SARTECH II. She is also first aid and Heathcare Provider CPR Certified. Amy is 2nd Assistant Chief of the team and is the Trailing Coordinator.

Colleen Benson

Colleen Benson is an ASRC Field Team Member, trained in managing search operations, and an certified EMT. Her K9 partners are Ratchet, Clover.

K9 Ratchet handler Colleen Benson

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

K9 Clover handler Colleen Benson

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

K9 Chance and handler Gust Argerus

Chance is handled by Gust Argerus. Chance is a Golden Retriever. They are currently certified in IPWDA Land HRD and IPWDA Water HRD. Gust is an ASRC Field Level IV Certified Search Responder. He is first aid and Healthcare Provider CPR Certified.

K9 Jack and handler Sandy Zalewski


Jack is handled by Sandy Zalewski. Jack is a Standard Schnauzer. They are certified in NASAR Trailing level III . Sandy is an ASRC Field Level I Certified Search Responder. She is first aid and Healthcare Provider CPR Certified.

K9 Finnick and handler LuAnn Gatti

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, Healthcare CPR certified and Wilderness first aid 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.

K9 Lexie and handler Kathy Lamb

Lexi is handled by Kathy Lamb. Lexi is an Airdale Terrier. They are currently certified in airscent through PSARC. Kathy is an ASRC Field Level I Certified Search Responder, NASAR SARTECH II certified, IPWDA Land HRD certified and a ASRC Board Rep. She is a Registered Nurse, Healthcare CPR certified and Wilderness first aid certified. Kathy is also the team Treasurer.

K9 Billie and handler Kathy Lamb

Billie is handled by Kathy Lamb. Billie is an English Shepard. They are currently training in Air scent. Kathy is an ASRC Field Level I Certified Search Responder, NASAR SARTECH II certified, and a ASRC Board Rep. She is a Registered Nurse, Healthcare CPR certified and Wilderness first aid certified. Kathy is also the team Treasurer.

K9 Mika and handler Olivia Wojcicehowski

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


K9 Palli and Handler Tom Germain

Palli is handled by Tom.Germain. Palli is a Lab mix. They are currently certified in NASAR trailing level II .Tom is an ASRC Field Level III Certified Search Responder and NASAR SARTECH II certified, He is certified as a Wilderness First Responder.

K9 Crawford and handler Megan Sullivan

Crawford is handled by Megan. Crawford is a Labrador retriever. They are currently training in Airscent. Megan is an ASRC Field Level III Certified Search Responder.

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 III Certified Search Responder. She is first aid and Healthcare Provider CPR certified. Kate is the team Secretary.


Ben Owens

Ben is an ASRC Field Level I Certified Search Responder, as well as a FAA licenced Remote Pilot. He is first aid and Healthcare Provider CPR certified. Ben is Quartermaster for the team.

Kirk Hamza

Kirk is an ASRC Field Level III Qualified Search Responder. He is NASAR SARTECH II certified and first aid and Healthcare Provider CPR certified.

Jane Hamza

Jane is a Base Search Responder and is Call Out Qualified. She is also certified as an EMT.

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 an certified EMT and 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.




Mike Machinski

Mike 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.