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Board of Directors

Board of Directors

 

President

Rachel RussellRachel has her NASAR SARTECH II and III certifications. Her professional background is in Finance and Analytics. She was previously a Senior Analyst at Southwest Gas Corporation as well as the Hotel Controller and Operational Evaluation Controller at Treasure Island in Las Vegas, NV.

Secretary

Robin KasharRobin is currently a Technical Analyst with over 25 years in the Computer and Electronics field. Robin has more than 10 years of Document Control experience and was instrumental in helping her company achieve ISO9000 quality certifications.

Treasurer

Debra ToschWith 15 years of experience in Search and Rescue, Debra Tosch served as a FEMA-Certified Canine Search Specialist with her SDF-trained Search Dog Abby as a part of California Task Force 1. With a background in Accounting, Debra is also CFO for a non-profit in California.

Director

Paul BaileyPaul is a retired firefighter with over 30 years of experience, he is currently the Program Manager for FEMA’s Nevada Task Force 1 Urban Search and Rescue and the Vice President of Disaster Emergency Response Training Specialist (D.E.R.T.S.) Company.

Director 

Terence (Terry) HylandTerry spent 28 years as a professional firefighter with 21 of those years in high level management and gained police experience as a lead investigator for Orland park, Illinois. His skills include the following: training, budget planning, design and implementation of programs seminars as well as the coordination and presentation on the management of multi-faceted hazardous materials events.

 

Director

Scott LautzenheiserScott teaches Forensic Science at Veterans Tribute Career & Technical Academy, has a Masters in Education, Bachelors, in Anthropology and CA POST certification in Forensic Identification. He has worked as a death investigator for Clark County for the past eleven years, is a fingerprint examiner, and has a passion in resolving missing persons and unidentified cases.

Director

Jennifer McCarthyJennifer moved to Las Vegas in 2001 to work at the University of Nevada Las Vegas where she is now the Director of Space Management. One of the founding members of Red Rock Search and Rescue, Jennifer developed some of the behind the scenes administrative processes. Jennifer has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in English and was previously certified to teach middle and high schools in Massachusetts. After teaching high school English, she moved into higher education and worked at a college in Boston while completing her Master’s Degree in Policy, Planning & Administration from Boston University.

 

Director

Robert (Rob) McKearin Jr.Rob is the Nevada Region Executive for Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He oversees financial center sales for both Consumer Banking and Merrill Edge.