Mary Ellen Grady joined Chesapeake Search Dogs in 2013. She is currently an Operational Flanker and in training as a K-9 Handler. Mary Ellen lives in Anne Arundel County with her husband, daughter, and son, their dog, Tank, and Mango the fish. Mary Ellen is a writer, artist, certified as Search Team Member by NRP, and Amateur Radio Technician who is currently employed as a Communications Strategist for the Federal Government.
Tank is a King Shepherd who was accepted into the Chesapeake Search Dogs Puppy Program in 2013 at the age of eight months. Tank enjoys long walks with the family and belly rubs. He is currently in training for Air Scent Certification.