Chuck has over 17 years of law enforcement experience as a veteran level one reserve Sheriff Deputy and Police Officer. He is a Private Investigator for the last several years and owner/director of Advantage ISS Inc. and Advantage Adolescent and Interim Services. Chuck has over 25 years experience working in diversified environments with "at-
Brenda has been involved in working with “at – risk” adolescents since 1994. She has been involved in dozens of successful transports, numerous runaway interventions and many interim care/safe house situations with young people over the years. Brenda is CPI and First Aid certified. Brenda has a passion in working with young people along with her hobbies which include gardening, decorating and animals.
Dave has extensive experience as a 30-
Allen Ashby is currently serving as a Trooper with the Idaho State Police, a position he's held since January 2007. Prior to Idaho State Police , Ashby served as a Patrol Officer for Bonners Ferry Police Department and worked in law enforcement since 2001. Ashby has a Bachelors degree in Justice Studies and is working towards a Masters degree in Public Administration. Ashby has also completed numerous advanced law enforcement and college courses on adolescent issues and has worked with various school districts throughout Idaho developing Emergency Action Plans and addressing safety issues in both public and private school settings.
Ashby has worked various assignments with "at-
Eric & Penny Mescher
Eric Mescher is a retired Law Enforcement officer with over thirty (30) years of service in Northern Idaho. He served with Kootenai County Sheriff's Department, Coeur d'Alene City Police Department, and the last twenty (20) years with the Idaho State Police. He is well versed in first aid having spent several years as an EMT, holds an American Red Cross Instructorship in CPR and AED, and is trained in CPI for use with adolescents and young adults. Eric has spent over sixteen years serving on the Law Enforcement Torch Run council for the Idaho Special Olympics. Over the last few years Eric has also worked with "at risk and troubled teens" along with currently taking care of two Autistic young adults with his wife Penny who also works with Advantage AAIS. Eric has successfully transported adolescents and worked with Advantage AAIS assisting families in many successful transports, crisis interventions, and runaway location and investigations.
Donna is a twenty year veteran working with troubled teens. She began as a counselor for various residential treatment programs and then transitioned into program development. Donna later worked as an activities director and expedition guide. Adding to her education
“chemical dependency professional counseling". For several years Donna has worked as a transporter.
With a background in child development and education Donna owned and operated " Donna's Daycare and Discovery Preschool for twelve years. Donna has an undeniable zeal for life and loves sharing it with others. When she is not working, Donna loves traveling around the world learning new cultures.
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Steve is retired following 30 years in Law Enforcement. He enjoys working part-
Mark is semi retired with a background that comes with a wide range of law enforcement experience dating back to the mid 80's. Mark currently works exclusively with Advantage with investigations, transports, interventions, runaway searches, and interim care / safe housing with young adults. More recently after retiring from law enforcement and before working with Advantage, Mark has lived in Latin America farming and in the mission field assisting missionaries and in mentoring young adults. Mark is Bi -
John found his calling working with youth in church in 2012 and has been involved in mentoring ever since. John is a veteran with 9 years in Idaho National Guard and 2 years in the Honor Guard. He is CPR qualified and currently pursuing a degree in Physical Education to be a P.E. teacher for children with special needs.
Jim has been in Law Enforcement since 1974. He currently works with the Boundary County Idaho Sheriff’s Department. He has Worked with young people at Monterey Park Police Department diverting them from drugs and alcohol to positive, life-
I moved to north Idaho in 2008 and I enjoy all the outdoor activity's and adventure it has to offer, I enjoy snowboarding, rock climbing, and staying fit. Most of my professional career has been working in security, and military field for a total of 12 years. I am CPR and first aid certified. With verbal de-