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Dave Clark

Dave Clark

Chief - PaWSAR East

Years active in SAR:

Current Occupation:

Hobbies:

Certifications: WFA, FTM, FTL, GRID, Water Rescue, Rigging for Rescue, Ropes I, Hazmat, OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens, and HAM radio.

Cheryl Rose

Cheryl Rose

Sartech II - K9 Handler PaWSAR East

Years active in SAR: 4 years

Current Occupation: Nurse and Paramedic

Hobbies: Quilting, Sewing, Running, Reading

Certifications: Paramedic, ACLS, PALS, CEN, SAR Tech III, FTL, FTM, Crime Scene Awareness, IPWDA Certified Trailing, K9 Kona

Caleb Shadle

Caleb Shadle

FTM

Years active in SAR: 1

Current Occupation: Marketing

Hobbies: Long distance bike touring, rock climbing, hiking, playing guitar.

Certifications: EMT, FTM, Hazmat, MSO.

Patrick Osborne

Patrick Osborne

Deputy Chief - PaWSAR East

Years active in SAR: more than 7 years

Current Occupation: Paramedic/EMS Program Coordinator/RN

Hobbies: Kayaking, hiking, medical, anything else outdoors.

Certifications:  NR-Paramedic, PAEMT-P, EMS Instructor, AHA Instructor (BLS, ACLS & PALS), ITLS Instructor, SARTech-II, FTM, FTL, MSO, PADI Open Water Diver, HazMat Ops, Rope Rescue I, AST/MTF,  Amateur Radio Technician Class License (KB3YDK)

Starr Bright

Starr Bright

Sartech II - K9 Handler PaWSAR East

Years active in SAR: 4

Current Occupation:

Hobbies: Sailing, running

Certifications:  Pet First Aid/CPR, SAR Tech III, Crime Scene Preservation, NASAR Fundamentals of Tracking, FTM and FTL; IPWDA Certified Trailing and HRD, K9 Zephyr

Pepper Broad

Pepper Broad

Search Manager/FTL

Pepper Broad has been given the honor of being a life member of PaWSAR for his dedication and commitment to the team.

Years active in SAR:

Current Occupation:

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Certifications: Wilderness First Aid, ACLS, PALS, CRNA, SAR Tech I, INLAND SAR, PSO, NCRC, FTL, MSO, Ham Radio.

Marnie Powell

Marnie Powell

K9 Lieutenant - Handler PaWSAR East

Years active in SAR: 17 years

Current Occupation: Project Assistant for an Environmental Engineering Firm

Hobbies: Dogs, running, snowboarding, geocaching.

Certifications: SAR Tech II, GRID, MSO, Crime Scene Awareness, NIMS 100, 200, 700 and 800; IPWDA Certified Trailing and HRD, K9’s Jekyll and Dakota; IPWDA Water Certified, K9 Dakota

Deb Sardone

Deb Sardone

SARTECH II - PaWSAR East

Years active in SAR:

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Certifications: C.E.R.T., SARTECH II, and Crime Scene Awareness.

Jessica Simons

Jessica Simons

Vice President - K9 Handler PaWSAR West

Years active in SAR: 6 Years

Current Occupation: Police Officer

Hobbies: Dogs, walking, camping, making crafts, reading, etc.

Certifications:  IPWDA Certified trailing, NIMS 100, 200, 700, FTM, First aid/CPR, crime scene preservation/awareness, bloodborne pathogens, hazardous materials.

Charlie Richman

Charlie Richman

President - FTM PaWSAR East

Charlie Richman

Years active in SAR:

Current Occupation:

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Certifications: C.E.R.T., Pet First Aid/CPR, SARTECH III, Water Rescue Awareness, Hazmat, MSO, T.A.P. and HAM Radio.

Keith Cox

Keith Cox

Assistant K9 Lieutenant - K9 Handler PaWSAR EAst

Years active in SAR: 3 years

Current Occupation:

Hobbies:

Certifications: SAR Tech II,  NIMS 100, 200, 700 and 800, GRID, NASAR MLPI, Crime Scene Awareness, and IPWDA Certified Trailing, K9 Nakoma

Nancy Richman

FTM - PaWSAR East

Years active in SAR:

Current Occupation:

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Certifications: C.E.R.T., Pet First Aid/CPR, Water Rescue Awareness, MSO, Hazmat, T.A.P. and HAM Radio.

Patricia Sutkowski

Patricia Sutkowski

K9 Handler PaWSAR West

Years active in SAR: 10 Years

Current Occupation:

Hobbies: Dogs, walking,  reading, etc.

Certifications:  IPWDA Certified trailing, K9 Clancy, NIMS 100, 200, 700, FTM, First aid/CPR, crime scene preservation/awareness, bloodborne pathogens, hazardous materials.

Wendy Ewing

Wendy Ewing

Sartech II - K9 Handler PaWSAR East

Years active in SAR: 18 Years

Current Occupation:  retired

Hobbies: Dogs, walking,  reading, horses, spending time with grand children.

 

Certifications:  NIMS 100, 200, 700, Sartech II, First aid/CPR, crime scene preservation/awareness, bloodborne pathogens, hazardous materials.

Curious about what all those certifications are? Check below!

FTM/FTL

FTM and FTL stand for Field Team Member and Field Team Leader. As a Field Team Leader you are leading multiple FTM’s into the field. An FTL is the person who communicates for the team, leads the team, and makes urgent decisions for the team.

EMT/Paramedic

EMT stands for Emergency medical technician. EMT’s are trained to respond quickly to emergency situations such as medical emergencies.

A Paramedic operates at a higher level than the EMT and can perform more advanced life saving procedures. 

NASAR

National Association of Search and Rescue is the orgnization PaWSAR utilizes for training and certifications of our Support Members.  Sartech II is a comprehensive wilderness responder course and test utilizing tracking skills, navigation, rope skills, and basic survival skills.

GRID
Having the GRID certification enables the certified individual to be fully aware and knowledgeable in the area of GRID search as opposed to HASTY searches.
MSO
MSO refers to Managing Search Operations. This course teaches search logistics and operations. It is used for those first on scene who need to start planning the entire operation. MSO certifications will enable the trained personnel to operate in the command center during the whole search.
SARTECH I, II, & III

The following information is taken from NASAR.org….

SARTECH III is the beginning course for someone looking at getting into Search and Rescue.  It provides knowledge concerning the general responsibilities, skills, abilities, and the equipment needed by persons who would be participating in a search or rescue mission.

SARTECH II is the next step in the training process and is essentially an FTL.  Visit the FTL tab to learn more.

SARTECH I/CREWLEADER level of certification is the advanced level for SAR personnel. The level is recommended only for persons who function on SAR missions asfield searchers and who may function as Crew Leader.

IPWDA Trailing/Cadaver

IPWDA stands for International Police Work Dog Association.  PaWSAR utilizes IPWDA for their training standards and certifies their K9 disciplines through this third party Law Enforcement Agency.

Incident Command System

All members of PaWSAR are required to have ICS 100, 200, 700, and 800.

First Aid/CPR

Each PaWSAR member is trained in at least First Aid and CPR.

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