K9 SEARCH OK INC

aka K9 Search Oklahoma   |   Broken Arrow, OK   |  www.k9searchok.com

Mission

This corporation is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes. More specifically to: 1) furnish trained volunteers for search for the benefit and welfare of the community, 2) organize and support the continuing education and training of volunteers, dog teams and support personnel in accepted search and rescue methods, and 3) increase public awareness of search and rescue trained volunteers and dog teams by providing informational and educational programs and demonstrations to institutions, agencies and community organizations.

Ruling year info

2014

President

Mr. Kenneth Baucum

Main address

3222 South 202nd East Ave

Broken Arrow, OK 74014 USA

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EIN

47-1687060

NTEE code info

Search and Rescue Services (M23)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

We are a team of ground searchers and canine handlers dedicated to serving Oklahoma in search and rescue/recovery. As a group, we hope you’ll never need our skillsets, but if there’s any way we can help, we promise to provide a professional and talented team for your needs.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Volunteer Training

Seeking to prepare volunteers to carry out the work of the organization and search and rescue tasks

Population(s) Served
Adults

Inform the community of our work.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Carryout search and rescue activities as requested by government agencies

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Goals & Strategy

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Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

We are a team of ground searchers and canine handlers dedicated to serving Oklahoma in search and rescue/recovery. As a group, we hope you’ll never need our skillsets, but if there’s any way we can help, we promise to provide a professional and talented team for your needs.

We are celebrating over 5 years of service, working with state and local authorities, providing services in most search and rescue methodologies including trailing, live search, scent discrimination search, and human remains detection. Our team has done their homework with a broad list of certifications and extensive training, to prepare for a multitude of searches, both public and private. It is our hope that if a need arises – that we will be there, ready and prepared for the work ahead.

Our team trains in a variety of disciplines, including:

Ground searching (searching with our own senses)
Navigation with map and compass
Navigation with GPS
Radio communications
Crime Scene Preservation
Search planning and management
Trailing with canines
Area searching with canines
Human remains detection with canines
First aid / CPR
Behavior of lost persons
…and many more.
We focus on training ourselves first, then training to use tools, such as technology or our four-legged partners. If you’re interested in training with us, please check out our page dedicated to How to Join.

We are celebrating over 5 years of service, working with state and local authorities, providing services in most search and rescue methodologies including trailing, live search, scent discrimination search, and human remains detection. Our team has done their homework with a broad list of certifications and extensive training, to prepare for a multitude of searches, both public and private. It is our hope that if a need arises – that we will be there, ready and prepared for the work ahead.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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K9 SEARCH OK INC

Board of directors
as of 10/19/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. Kenneth Baucum

Kenneth Baucum

Teresa Pankratz

Becky McKinney

Carla Smith

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

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Equity strategies

Last updated: 10/19/2021

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Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.