Chuck has been with CLSAR since it's early days, and is currently our Vice President. 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.