Jennifer M.

Jennifer M. - Unit 3

Jennifer Massey Hometown: Warrenton, Virginia

Status: K9 Handler and VSRDA Treasurer

Qualifications: Advanced First Aid and CPR. VA State Evaluator, ARDA Evaluator, FEMA Lead Evaluator, FEMA Lead Instructor, VA State STL. Member of Virginia Task Force One ( VA-TF1)

DOG:  K9 Andre and K9 Pono
n Memory: K9 Ulysses K9 Haley, K9 Legion, K9 Atticus, K9 Phayu

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Major Deployments/Misc: Earthquake & Tsunami in Japan - March 2011

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Notes: Jennifer has been a member of the Virginia Search and Rescue Dog Association (VSRDA) since 1993 and has certified canines in wilderness, disaster, human remains and water search. She currently works Andre (certified human remains detection) and Pono (certified disaster search, in-training area search).

Since joining VSRDA, Jennifer has attended numerous wilderness, water and human remains detection missions. Jennifer has also been a member of Virginia Task Force One (VA-TF1) since 1999 and has certified 6 dogs per the FEMA Disaster Search standards. She has been deployed on numerous missions with VA-TF1 such as, Hurricane Idalia (2023), Hurricane Ian (2022), Haiti Earthquake (2021), Hurricane Dorian (2019), Hurricane Matthew (2016), Nepal Earthquake (2015). Jennifer lives in Warrenton, Virginia, a suburb of Washington, D.C. with her husband, 2 children, 2 canine partners, and 2 cats.


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