Rescue Task Force is a program of Life Charities, Inc. An IRS recognized 501(c)(3) charity.

EIN 27-3504467Rescue Task Force is a program of Life Charities, Inc. An IRS recognized 501(c)(3) charity.



DISASTERS: At times of natural and man-made disasters we collaborate with local fire departments, indigenous service clubs, Churches, Temples and Mosques to provide guidance for our response teams and to receive and distribute bulk relief supplies in their respective local comminutes.




Chairman:

Gary D. Becks


Director

Lawrence "Larry" E. Cutting


C.F.O

Steven Prusky

Father, traveler, professional Registered Investment Advisor, Steven has long been involved in improving communities near and far.


Secretary

James (Jim) Michael

A veteran of many RTF disaster and relief missions. Jim is registered Land Surveyor and brings many talents and skills to RTF.


Director

Jeffrey Plumlee

has always had a passion for helping others and making a difference in others lives.


Board Member Emeritus

Robert L. Schroeder

Fire Department Battalion Commander (Ret) Board Member Emeritus


Medical Advisor

Tyson Oberndorfer, M.D.

University of Colorado, School of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine.


Country Coordinator, El Salvador

Cristina Amaya

Cristina has coordinated RTF's activities in Salvador for over 15 years. On an average of twice a month Cristina leads local RTF volunteer dentist teams into rural mountain communities and urban slums serving those so very much in need. Her RTF El Salvador teams typically include eye examinations, barbers , beauticians and often clowns. Cristina manages the onerous logistics of receiving containers of donated medicines relief goods - often valued in millions of dollars. Cristina and her team clears customs and then off-loads the cargo at her warehouse and then distribute the supplies far-and-wide throughout El Salvador.


Country Coordinator, Cambodia

Channy Srey

Mr. Channy Srey is a survivor of the Cambodian Killing Fields. As RTF's country coordinator he does the detail work of procuring exemptions and customs clearances for incoming ocean freight containers of donated pharmaceuticals and general relief supplies. Channy also coordinates our local volunteer dental teams and oversees RTF's water filter projects in Cambodia.


Country Coordinator, Myanmar (Burma)

Mr. U Aung Myint

Mr. Aung selflessly coordinates RTF activities in strife torn northern Burma. Aung is a respected businessman and philanthropist.


Counsel

Ron Oberndorfer, Esq.

Ron graduated with a Juris Doctorate degree in 1978 and became and remains a member of the San Diego County Bar Association, and its Business, Estate Planning and Intellectual Property sections.


Fischbeck & Oberndorfer La Mesa Law 5464 Grossmont Center Drive Third Floor La Mesa, California 91942


Key Team Volunteer

Lakhena "Lucky" Chhuon

As a young girl of 4, Lakhena Chhuon began her journey to America by walking across the Cambodian Killing Fields with her family to the refugee camps in Thailand. In conjunction with United Cambodian Community (UCC) she has created the CAMBODIAN LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT program--an educational course that gives young people first-hand experience with Cambodian culture and traditions. In addition, the program develops both teamwork and leadership skills while providing humanitarian services, the donation of goods, and classroom assistance to Cambodian English teachers.


Foreign Based Organizations


El SalvadorCambodia

RTF ES (Rescue Task Force El Salvador)


Comandos de Salvamento (Volunteer Rescue Brigade)


Rotary: Club Rotario

RTF Cambodia


Cambodian Medical Volunteer Association (CMVA)


ANAD - Association for Agricultural Development

ThailandHonduras

Association for Handicapped


Foundation For Stray Dogs

RTF Honduras


Honduras Ministry of Health


Zone 8, La Moskitia

AfghanistanVietnam
Iqra Foundation (Operates our Learning Centers) APFLD – Asian Pacific League for Freedom and Democracy

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Our Sponsors


The work of Rescue Task Force is made possible by the generous Donations of our individual supporters. RTF is also blessed with the support of many business sponsors. RTF’s monthly corporate sponsors and special business donors contribute both financially and with money saving products and services.


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