Current Members


Jeremy Corson

  • Canine Handler
  • Joined NEK9 in 2012
  • Certified 1 canine with NEK9:
    • Jackson, German Shepherd Dog
  • Canine in Training:
    • Freyja, German Shepherd Dog

Nikki Gammans

  • Canine Handler, In Training
  • Joined NEK9 in 2017

Scott Hamilton

  • Communications Officer
  • Joined NEK9 in 1993

Jessica Johnson

  • Canine Handler, In Training
  • Joined NEK9 in 2018
  • Canine in Training:
    • Drogon, Labrador Retriever

David Kovar

  • Communications Officer
  • Joined NEK9 in 2016

Donna Larson

  • Vice President, Training Officer, Canine Handler
  • Joined NEK9 in 1981, Founding Member
  • Certified 6 canines with NEK9:
    • Ryker, German Shepherd Dog
    • Haven, Belgian Malinois, Retired
    • Eli, German Shepherd Dog, Deceased
    • Bobbie, German Shepherd Dog, Deceased
    • Rudy, German Shepherd Dog, Deceased
    • Ana, German Shepherd Dog, Deceased

Jeanne Menard

  • Treasurer, Canine Handler
  • Joined NEK9 in 1998
  • Certified 2 canines with NEK9:
    • Blaze, Labrador Retriever
    • Cheerio, German Shorthaired Pointer, Deceased

Doreen Michalak

  • Canine Handler
  • Joined NEK9 in 2015
  • Certified 1 canine with NEK9:
    • Djenga, Belgian Malinois

Robyn Millan

  • President, Canine Handler
  • Joined NEK9 in 2003
  • Certified 2 canines with NEK9:
    • Finnigan, Labrador Retriever
    • Siggy, Labrador Retriever, Deceased

Nancy Moreau

  • Canine Handler
  • Joined NEK9 in 1999
  • Certified 3 canines with NEK9
    • Gaige, German Shepherd Dog, Deceased
    • Hikah, German Shepherd Dog, Deceased
    • Tasha, German Shepherd Dog, Deceased
  • Prior Team Affiliations:
    • MATF-1 FEMA Urban Search and Rescue, 1995-1997, Certified K9 Specialist
    • Disaster and Wilderness Ground Searchers (DAWGS CT), 1996-1999, Certified K9 Wilderness

Josh Stohl

  • Canine Handler
  • Joined NEK9 in 2013
  • Certified 1 canine with NEK9:
    • Justice, German Shepherd Dog
  • Canine in Training:
    • Libby, German Shepherd Dog

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Albert Stringer

  • Communications Officer
  • Joined NEK9 in 2017

Jennifer Vaughan

  • Secretary, Canine Handler
  • Joined NEK9 in 2015
  • Certified 1 canine with NEK9:
    • Olive, Golden Retriever
  • Canine in Training:
    • Harley, Golden Retriever

Inactive Members


Meg Beaudry

  • Field Assistant
  • Joined NEK9 in 2013

Kristin Campbell

  • Canine Handler
  • Joined NEK9 in 2012
  • Certified 1 canine with NEK9:
    • Kinley, English Coonhound

Amanda Perl

  • Canine Handler
  • Joined NEK9 in 2010
  • Certified 2 canines with NEK9:
    • Jada, German Shepherd Dog
    • Rook, Australian Shepherd, Retired
  • Prior Team Affiliation:
    • Maricopa K9 Search & Rescue, 2009-2010, Canine Handler in Training