Chuck has been with CLSAR since it's early days, and is currently the Operations and Training Officer for our unit. Mission Ready in Field Support and Type III Incident Command, Chuck is a also a member of his community's First Responder group, is certified as an EMT, and is a Team Leader for Central Minnesota Critical Incident Stress Management Team. Among his accomplishments, Chuck is NASAR SAR Tech II certified and certified to train "Lost Person Behavior", a program developed by Robert Koester and used by Virginia Dept. of Emergency Management.
Chuck has been certified as a K-9 handler in the discipline of HRD (human remains detection), but currently focuses mainly on base and search management operations.