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

OfficeOfficerPhone (1)Phone (2)Email
Vice-ChairmanRob Blunt518-742-6398 
Treasurer Steve Blunt585-202-4371
SecretaryChris McAllister585-329-5045
K9 CoordinatorKathryn Bamford585-704-0859
CommunicationsRyan Healy315-383-3915