Marysville Unit

Welcome

Welcome to the Marysville Unit!

The Marysville Unit (MSAR) and its members respond to all county call-outs and also serve as members of our Special Operations Group (SOG). The SOG is composed of several teams: 4×4 Team, Helicopter Rescue Team (HRT), K9 Team, Man Tracking Team (MTT), Mountain Bike Team (MBT), Equine Response Team and the Swiftwater Rescue Team(SRT). These teams provide highly specialized skills and technical rescue capabilities to Snohomish County Volunteer Search and Rescue, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, and the Snohomish County Department of Emergency Management. We are on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Us

THE MSAR BOARD IS COMPOSED OF ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES FROM WITHIN THE MEMBERSHIP, OUR ELECTIONS ARE HELD YEARLY. YOU MAY CONTACT ANY OF US VIA E-MAIL.

Contact us via e-mail at marysville@scvsar.org.

President – Mike Loney
Vice President – Chad Henry
Treasurer – Josh Warren
Secretary – Katherine Jordan
County Board Representative – Christina Bunn
County Board Representative – Carl Johnson
Alternate – Janice Baird

Prospective Members

The Prospective Member Packet and additional membership forms located on our volunteer page provides more information regarding how you can join Snohomish County Volunteer Search & Rescue (SCVSAR).

If you are interested in becoming a member, you are welcome to come to any meeting or contact usto learn more about the Marysville unit. Show up a little early and introduce yourself to any member and they’ll happily direct you to a unit officer.

Meetings

The unit meets at 7:00pm every 3rd Tuesdays of each month. Our meetings are ocated in the Red Barn at Jennings Park in central Marysville.

From I-5 take Marysville exit 199 and head east on 4th St (Hwy 528). Turn north (Left) on 47th Ave N.E.; the road forks to the right on Armar Rd.; in a few blocks you’ll see the sign to Jennings Park on your right. We meet in the Red Barn, see you there!

Jennings Memorial Park, 6915 Armar Rd, Marysville, Snohomish, Washington, United States
UTM: 10U 0562564 5323162
Deg: 48.05866N, 122.16033W
D/M: 48 03.520N, 122 09.620W
D/M/S: 48 03 31.1N, 122 09 37.1W

Unit History

The Marysville Unit (MSAR) was formed in the fall of 1959, after a search for a missing hunter. Eventually Alderwood (ASAR), Snohomish (SSAR) and Darrington (DSAR) units were formed within the county and Everett Mountain Rescue Unit (EMRU) had already been established in 1954 for technical type mountain missions.

The five units merged to form Snohomish County Volunteer Search & Rescue under the direction of the Sheriff’s Department and their unit (SCSO) and incorporated August 22 1967.

Since then, two more units have been formed, Operations Support and Explorer SAR.

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