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 live find land search.
Ben Owens is an ASRC Field Team Member, trained in managing search operations, and basic first aid certified.
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.
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.
Heather Lum has moved to Arizona and will be continuing to assist the team in behind the scenes.
Janet osborne is a search responder. She is call-out qualified, has first aid certification and is working toward her Field Team Member certification.
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.
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.
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
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.
Audrey Ash was a canine handler for the team and is now an auxiliary member who assists with pr and other events.
Kacey Owens has been helping with pr events for several years. We are lucky to have her on the team.
Kristen has joined in the past year and her infectous smile and humor make pr events even better.
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.
Scott Bishop is an auxiliary member. He assists with fundraising and outreach activities for the team.
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 was a canine handler with the team and has decided to focus on other avenues but has remained a member in the auxiliary capacity.
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.
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.