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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


NEK9 Members

 

Meg Beaudry

(Currently inactive)

  • Joined NEK9 in 2013
  • Trainee
  • Basic First Aid/CPR


Kristin Campbell

(Currently inactive)

  • Joined NEK9  in 2012
  • Certified 1 K9 with NEK9 
  • Basic First Aid, CPR

 

K9 Partner:

 


Jeremy Corson

  • Joined NEK9 in 2012
  • Certified 1 K9 with NEK9 
  • Basic First Aid, CPR

 

K9 Partners:

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

 


 

Scott Hamilton

  • Joined NEK9  in 1993
  • Treasurer
  • Communications Officer
  • EMT, WFR

 


 

 

Donna Larson

  • Founding member (1981)
  • Vice President; Training officer
  • Certified 6 K9s with NEK9 
  • Basic First Aid, CPR

 

K9 Partners:

  • Ryker German Shepherd 
  • Haven Malinois (retired-shown)
  • Eli German Shepherd (deceased)
  • Bobbie German Shepherd (deceased)
  • Rudy German Shepherd (deceased)
  • Ana German Shepherd (deceased)

 


Jeanne Menard

  • Joined NEK9  in 1998
  • Secretary
  • Certified 2 K9s with NEK9 
  • EMT, WFR

 

K9 Partners:

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

 


Doreen Michalak

  • Joined NEK9  in 2015
  • Trainee Member
  • Basic First Aid/CPR

 

K9 Partner:

  • Djenga Malinois (shown, in training)

 


Robyn Millan

  • Joined NEK9 in 2003
  • President
  • Certified 2 K9s with NEK9 
  • Basic First Aid/CPR

 

K9 Partners:

  • Finnigan Labrador Retriever
  • Siggy Labrador Retriever  (deceased)

 


Nancy Moreau

  • Joined NEK9  in 1999
  • Certified 3 K9s with NEK9 
  • 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

 

K9 Partners:

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

 


Amanda Perl

  • Joined NEK9  in 2010
  • Certified 1 K9 with NEK9 
  • NASAR SARTECH II Certified
  • Basic First Aid, CPR

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Prior team affiliation:

  • Maricopa K-9 Search and Rescue 2009-2010

 

K9 Partners:

  • Rook Australian Shepherd(retired,shown)
  • Jada German Shepherd

      (trainee)


 

Josh Stohl

  • Joined NEK9  in 2013
  • Certified 1 K9 with NEK9 
  • WFA,CPR
  • MLPI Instructor (NASAR)

  

K9 Partners:

  • Justice German Shepherd
  • Libby German Shepherd (trainee)

 


Jennifer Vaughan

  • Joined NEK9  in 2015
  • Certified 1 K9 with NEK9 
  • WFA,CPR

  

K9 Partner:

 


Life Members:

 

Jo Ann Clark

  • Founding member of NEK9 ,1981
  • Past President
  • Certified 2 K9's with NEK9 

 

K9 Partners:

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

 


Doug Larson

  • Joined NEK9  in 1984
  • Past President
  • All around best navigator & lost person training subject

 


In Memorian:

 

Trudy Davis 1952-2012

  • Joined NEK9 in 1991
  • Past member of Executive Board
  • Certified 1 K9 with NEK9 

 

K-9 Partner:

  • Chinook German Shepherd (deceased)

 


 

 

 

Nancy Lyon 1946-2011

  • Joined NEK9  in 1988
  • President & Operational Leader
  • Certified 6 K9s with NEK9 

 

K9 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 NEK9  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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