Chief Diane & K9 Deacon
Diane Butterfield has been involved with Search and Rescue since 2003, and Chief of Northstar SAR since 2010. She and her K-9 partner, Deacon are certified in HRD and Tracking/Trailing.
Deputy Chief Ross & K9 Taboo
Deputy Chief Ross Butterfield has been involved with Northstar Search and Rescue since 2011. His pup Taboo is training to be dual purpose K9 and certifying as a Tracking/Trailing & HRD.
Captain Heath and K9s Cinder and Sophie
Heath is certified with K-9 Cinder in Tracking/Trailing and K-9 Sophie in HRD.
Captain Joan & K9s Scout and Astor
Joan joined Northstar in 2018. Her K9 Scout is training in Tracking/Trailing and her K9 Astor is certified in HRD.
Sergeant Lisa & K9 Thunder
Lisa Meadows is SAR Tech II certified and a handler for K9 Thunder. She has a B.S. in meteorology and provides forecasts for Northstar training and searches.
Kjerstin & K9 Rose
KJ joined Northstar in 2019 and her K9 Rose is certified in HRD.
Captain TJ joined Northstar in 2020 as a Certified Field Tech. TJ is also a certified diver.
Nick & K9s Liberty and Hope
Nick joined the team in 2019 and his K9s Hope and Libby are certified in HRD.
Andrea & K9 Oliver
Andrea joined Northstar Search and Rescue in 2020. Her K9 Oliver is certified in Tracking/Trailing.
Patti & K9 Renegade
Patti joined in 2021 and her K9 Renegade is certified in Tracking/Trailing.
Missy joined the Team in 2021 as a Certified Field Tech and also proficient at Base Ops
Rick & K9s Ellie and Koosah
Rick joined in 2022 and he is a Certified Field Tech. His K9 Ellie is certified in Area Scent Detection. His K9 Koosah is training in tracking/trailing.
Brooke & Laura & K9 Rosie
Brooke & Laura joined in 2022 and are bother Certified Field Techs as well as K9 Handlers. Their K9 Rosie is training for HRD.
Michelle joined Northstar in 2022 as a certified Field Tech
Training Officer Kelly
Kelly joined Northstar in 2022. She organizes and coordinates trainings.
Jim & K9 Asoka
Jim joined in 2023. He is a Certified Field Tech and K9 Handler. His K9 Asoka is training to be a dual purpose K9 in Tracking/Trailing and HRD.
Elijah & K9 River
Elijah joined in 2023. His K9 River is training in Tracking/Trailing.
Nate & K9 Bennellie
Nate joined in 2023. His K9 Nellie is training to be a HRD K9.