The online membership payment option is currently down. Please use the mail-in option listed below.

The Ohio Search and Rescue Association – OSARA was formed to help advance search and rescue in the state of Ohio. OSARA helps set training standards, educates the community and works with state leaders to pass legislation.  OSARA is open to all personnel involved with SAR and disaster response. We encourage both volunteers and paid first responders to join. By uniting together, we can provide a better response to those in need.

Individual Membership: $25


  • Voting rights
  • Discount for The 2015 Ohio SAR Conference
  • Access to the member discussion board
  • Member certificate
  • 1 OSARA Patch

Organization/Agency Membership: $50


  • Voting rights
  • Free Spotlight Table at The 2015 Ohio SAR Conference
  • Team Member certificate
  • 2 OSARA Patches


How to join:

  • Mail in your application and check to The Ohio Search and Rescue Association, 410 Rutland Ave., Akron, Ohio 44305


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