Bob Allam has been involved in SAR since early 2000. He is a member of Piedmont Search and Rescue (PSAR), based in Richmond, Va, where is currently their Commander. He has served in this role for 5 years, Plans Officer for 1 year, and Operations Officer for 2 years. Bob also served for 3 years as Operations Officer for the Appalachian Search and Rescue Conference (ASRC) comprised of 11 member groups from 6 states. Bob is credentialed by VDEM as a Search Mission Coordinator. He has served in this role on over 60 missions since 2004. Since 2008, Bob has been an Adjunct Instructor for search management for the Virginia Dept of Emergency Management (VDEM). Since 2009 he has been the President of the Virginia Search and Rescue Council.