For posts about Lynker’s community service activities.

Lynker Employee Volunteers as Training Coordinator for Hawaiʻi Urban Search & Rescue K9 Team

Lynker employee Alyssa Miller is a Planning and Evaluation Specialist III for the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument at NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries in Honolulu, HI. Alyssa also volunteers her time as a Training Coordinator for the Hawaiʻi Urban Search & Rescue K9 Team. For 10 years she has been developing advanced first responder skills in personnel and K9 and has deployed to emergencies in Hawaiʻi and the Pacific Rim. Alyssa’s K9 Team is skilled and ready to respond to disasters caused by earthquakes, hurricanes, tsunamis as well as wilderness missing persons searches.  

Lynker Employee Volunteers as Ski Coach for Adults and Children with Disabilities

Abigail Powell (Abi) is a marine scientist working for the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle team at the NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center in Seattle. Abi also volunteers as a cross country ski coach for a race team of adults and children with disabilities. The team is called the Skihawks, They started over 35 years ago and have 80 special athletes. They just had their main racing event in March and skied home with a handful of medals. Bravo! Learn more about the Skihawks at https://www.skihawksracingteam.org/