PLATINUM2023

WASHINGTON STATE SAR PLANNING UNIT

aka WASSPU, SSPU   |   EDMONDS, WA   |  www.wasspu.org

Mission

To augment SAR incident management in Washington State with search planning services that include detailed situational and terrain analysis, technical mapping, state of the art search planning, and applied modern search theory

Ruling year info

2019

President

Eric Rosenberg

Vice President

Guy Mansfield

Main address

7510 162ND ST SW

EDMONDS, WA 98026 USA

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EIN

83-3403170

NTEE code info

Search and Rescue Services (M23)

IRS filing requirement

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

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

To provide remote and on-site search planning services that contribute to a positive outcome of bringing home the lost and the missing.

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?

Search Planning

Providing local emergency management organization with detailed situational and terrain analysis, technical mapping,, and search planning to assist in the search for the lost and the missing.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Training for search and rescue members on best practices as well providing training on specific tools such as CalTopo mapping.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Emergency responders

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of search and rescue missions supported

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Search Planning

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Context Notes

The number of missions is only part of the metric. Each individual mission may last for multiple days (called Operational Periods) which extends the length of time of our involvement.

Number of training workshops

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Search Planning

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

Charting impact

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

To adequately staff remote and on site search planning efforts to support a positive outcome of bringing home the lost and the missing.

Continue to recruit and train search planning members

Many of our members have extensive search and rescue training and have deployed on hundreds of missions. Several of our members are recognized nationwide for their expertise in search planning.

Financials

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Operations

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

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WASHINGTON STATE SAR PLANNING UNIT

Board of directors
as of 09/21/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Eric Rosenberg

Guy Mansfield

Eric Rosenberg

Dan Merrifield

June Mansfield

Peter Templin

Lauren Heitman

Robin Pelletier

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 7/31/2023

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Gender identity
Male

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

No data

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data