Fernando Moriera

For more than 35 years, Fernando Moreira has trained trackers from Search & Rescue Teams, law enforcement officers, military personnel and outdoor enthusiasts across the United States as well as in several foreign countries. He initially became interested in the art of man-tracking while serving in the Portuguese army in Angola. He has utilized his […]

Lisa Higgins

Lisa Higgins is a certified NASAR SARTECH II, a Canine SAR Tech III. She has been in law enforcement since 1978. She started with Pearl River P.D. as a mounted officer and has completed her thirty year run with St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office mounted as well as SAR canine. She was in the Special Operations Division […]

Craig Schultz

“Do something that you love, and you will never work a day in your life” is a phrase that resonates with Craig as he brings a passion to teaching while sharing nearly 30 years of experience in the applied behavior analysis industry. From training exotic animals for show productions and medical procedures to working with […]

Tracey White

Tracey White is a seasoned professional with 22 years of experience in the search and rescue field. While employed by Marshall County Office of Emergency Management as Assistant Director, Operations Coordinator, and Search and Rescue Coordinator of Northern West Virginia, she is also a volunteer with Tyler County Emergency Management and serves the team as […]

Michelle Warbuton

Michelle has been training dogs in search and rescue since 2007 in trailing and Human Remains Detection. Michelle has been a NASAR HRD evaluator, NASDN trailing evaluator and instructor She was a member and training officer of Yavapai County Sheriff’s Response Team in Arizona. She is currently training 2 dogs for trailing and 1 dog […]

Steve Warbuton

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My name is Steven Warburton and I am currently a Sgt. with the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office. I started my k9 career as a search and rescue K9 handler for the Sheriff’s Office SAR K9 team in 2010. I was a handler for approximately 2 years before being hired as a Deputy for the Sheriff’s […]

Karen Paquette

Karen Paquette began her SAR career in 2003 in Pima County, Tucson, AZ, and has deployed on over 150 searches in wilderness, urban, water, and support of law enforcement investigations.  Karen serves as Training Director with Pima County’s volunteer K9SAR team, Southwest Rescue Dogs, Inc., (since 2014). She is NASAR Lead Evaluator in Land HRD […]

Debee Henschen

Debee Henschen has been involved with K9 Search and Rescue for 9 years and has trained 4 NASAR certified Search and Rescue dogs. She is certified in the following Canine disciplines: All levels of Area Search, including scent discrimination; All levels of HRD Land, HRD Water, and HRD Disaster. She is also certified for Articles. […]