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Members and K-9's

"The strength of the team is each individual member...the strength of each member is the team."

(Coach Phil Jackson, Chicago Bulls)

Below are the members of our team, both human and K-9. If you want details on what's required to participate in NEK-9 SAR, go to Membership & Training.

Click here to view Scent To Serve, a documentary video on the dogs and handlers of New England K-9 Search & Rescue


Current Members

 

Meg Beaudry

(Currently inactive)

  • Joined NEK-9 SAR in 2013
  • Trainee
  • Basic First Aid/CPR


Kristin Campbell

  • Joined NEK-9 SAR in 2012
  • Certified 1 K9 with NEK-9 SAR
  • Basic First Aid, CPR

 

K-9 Partner:

 


Jeremy Corson

  • Joined NEK-9 SAR in 2012
  • Certified 1 K9 with NEK-9 SAR.
  • Basic First Aid, CPR

 

K-9 Partner:

  • Ashur Standard Poodle (shown, retired)
  • Jackson German Shepherd

 


 

Scott Hamilton

  • Joined NEK-9 SAR in 1993
  • Treasurer
  • Communications Officer
  • EMT; WFR

 


 

 

Donna Larson

  • Founding member (1981)
  • Vice President; Training officer
  • Certified 5 K-9s with NEK-9 SAR
  • Basic First Aid, CPR

 

K-9 Partners:

  • Ryker German Shepherd (in training)
  • Haven Malinois (shown)
  • Eli German Shepherd (deceased)
  • Bobbie German Shepherd (deceased)
  • Rudy German Shepherd (deceased)
  • Ana German Shepherd (deceased)

 


Jeanne Menard

  • Joined NEK-9 SAR in 1998
  • Secretary
  • Certified 2 K-9s with NEK-9 SAR
  • EMT; WFR

 

K-9 Partners:

  • Ditto German Shorthaired Pointer (shown, retired)
  • Cheerio German Shorthaired Pointer (deceased)
  • Blaze Labrador Retriever

 


Doreen Michalak

  • Joined NEK-9 SAR in 2015
  • Trainee Member

 

K-9 Partner:

  • Djenga Malinois (shown, in training)

 


Robyn Millan

  • Joined NEK-9 SAR in 2003
  • President
  • Certified 2 K-9s with NEK9 SAR
  • Basic First Aid/CPR

 

K-9 Partners:

  • Finnigan Labrador Retriever
  • Siggy Labrador Retriever  (deceased)

 


Nancy Moreau

  • Joined NEK-9 SAR in 1999
  • Certified 3 K-9s with NEK-9 SAR
  • Prior team affiliations:
    • MATF-1 FEMA Urban Search and Rescue 1995-1997 Certified K-9 Specialist
    • Disaster and Wilderness Ground Searchers (DAWGS CT) 1996-1999 Certified K-9 Wilderness

 

K-9 Partners:

  • Gaige German Shepherd (retired)
  • Hikah German Shepherd (deceased)
  • Tasha German Shepherd (deceased)

 


Amanda Perl

  • Joined NEK-9 SAR in 2010
  • Certified 1 K-9 with NEK-9 SAR
  • NASAR SARTECH II Certified
  • Basic First Aid, CPR

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Prior team affiliation:

  • Maricopa K-9 Search and Rescue 2009-2010

 

K-9 Partner:

  • Rook Australian Shepherd

 


 

Josh Stohl

  • Joined NEK-9 SAR in 2013
  • Certified 1 K-9 with NEK-9 SAR
  • WFA,CPR
  • MLPI Instructor (NASAR)

  

K-9 Partner:

  • Justice German Shepherd
  • Libby German Shepherd

 


Jennifer Vaughan

  • Joined NEK-9 SAR in 2015
  • Certified 1 K-9 with NEK-9 SAR 
  • WFA,CPR

  

K-9 Partner:

 


Life Members:

 

Jo Ann Clark

  • Founding member of NEK-9 SAR,1981
  • Past President
  • Certified 2 K-9 with NEK9 SAR

 

K-9 Partners:

  • Rabin German Shepherd (deceased)
  • Banff German Shepherd (deceased)

 


Doug Larson

  • Joined NEK-9 SAR in 1984
  • Past President
  • All around best navigator & lost person training subject

 


In Memorian:

 

Trudy Davis 1952-2012

  • Joined NEK-9 SAR in 1991
  • Past member of Executive Board
  • Certified 1 K-9 with NEK-9 SAR

 

K-9 Partner:

  • Chinook German Shepherd (deceased)

 


 

 

 

Nancy Lyon 1946-2011

  • Joined NEK9 SAR in 1988
  • President & Operational Leader
  • Certified 6 K-9s with NEK9 SAR

 

K-9 Partners:

  • Haven Malinois (adopted by team member Donna Larson)
  • Ava Australian Shepherd (deceased)
  • Quiklie Malinois (deceased)
  • Trace German Shepherd (deceased)
  • Keeper German Shepherd (deceased)
  • Sage German Shepherd (deceased)

 


 

Stan Miastkowski 1951-2009

  • Joined NEK-9 SAR in 2000                 
  • Communications Officer
  • Web master

 


 

"Effective teamwork is all about making a good, well-balanced salad not whipping individuals into a single batch of V8."
(Sandra Richardson, OD Consultant)

 


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