About us

The Objectives of the Federation

  • To make available to any official agency, trained teams of trained resources that can assist in search and rescue operations.
  • To encourage and assist in the formation and training of new search and rescue teams in New York State.
  • To promote the exchange and dissemination of information and expertise among teams in the state.
  • To promote uniformity of search procedures.
  • To carry out programs and projects that are of mutual interest and will advance the objectives of the Federation.
  • To cooperate with other search and rescue organizations and with other rescue disciplines, and to represent the member organization at the local, regional, state, national, and international levels.

 

Federation Officers

PRIMARY OFFICERS

 

CHAIRMAN
 Rick Shilling

914.826.0045 (C)
914.979.2080 (W)
chairman@nysfedsar.org  

VICE-CHAIRMAN
 Sue Lavoie

973.919.6713(C)

vicechairman@nysfedsar.org  

  
 

TREASURER
OPEN

xxx.xxx.xxxx (C)
treasurer@nysfedsar.org 

SECRETARY
Chris Mcallister

585.329.5045 (C)
secretary@nysfedsar.org 

  
 

 

ADDITIONAL POSITIONS

 

       

 

 

 K9 Coordinator         
Kathryn Bamford

585-704-0859 (C)
EMail: k9coordinator@nysfedsar.org

 Assistant K9 Coordinator
 
Sue Lavoie

(973) 919-6713 (C)
EMail: sblavoie@gmail.com

 
  

 

Communications
Eric Svalland

(315) 571-5034 (C)
EMail:communications@nysfedsar.org

 

           


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