Rich served our Country in the US Army/National Guard for 15 years, retiring as a Captain.   He then embarked on a banking career from which he retired.

Rich is treasurer of the Covina Rotary Club, served on the Board of Directors for Alta Pacific Bank (now Banner Bank), and is an integral part of Covina Rotary's Field of Valor. He sits on the Emanate Health Corporate Strategic Planning Board and Emanate Health Foundation Board of Directors.

It comes as no surprise that Rich and his wife Gayle are involved with K-9 Partners.  Their unparalleled love of dogs (they have 2 Cocker Spaniels which are their best friends), and other animals including bears make them the perfect committee members!

Rich and Gayle are 100% supportive of Jarno, Atos and these K-9's best friends Officers Meadows and Saylani.  Covina is very fortunate to have the best Police Department, and these K-9 teams make it even better!



Crystal Hernandez is the assistant property manager for the McIntyre Company,  located in Covina.   

Giving back to the community in which Crystal was born and raised gives Crystal a sense of belonging and pride.  Crystal serves on the Covina Rotary Board of  Director, K-9 Partners of Covina, Covina Rotary Field of Valor Committee,  Organizes the All4Syl Team for the Susan B. Coleman Walk, and organizes the food drive and other charity events.



Danny is the Vice President of Development at International Real Estate Services. He places a premium on customer service, drawing on over 15 years of experience and out-of -the box thinking to ensure his team provides the best customer experience in the real estate business.  His innovation and planing has kept IRES on the cutting edge as a real estate brokerage.

Danny serves on the K-9 Partners of Covina Board of Directors, Covina Rotary's Board of Directors, and The California Association of Mortgage Professionals.


Jodi the resident Hobbnobber!   Jodi is a Community Resource Specialist for the City of Covina.   Her job entails organizing and implemeting different events in the City as well as obtaining event sponsorships. 

Jodi is an Honorary Member of the Covina Rotary Club.  Her organizing skills are an integral part of Covina Rotary's Field of Valor.   Her love for animals makes Jodi a very passionate "Partner".   In her spare time, Jodi likes to read, whittle wood, help her community, and enjoy the great outdoors.



Linda is the Vice President of The McIntyre Company, a developer and property management firm.  Currently she oversees the leasing and maintenance of approx 500,000 square feet of commercial property.

Linda is the executive secretary of the Covina Rotary Club, Chairman for the Covina Rotary Field of Valor, sits on the Emanate Health Foundation Board of Directors,  active in   K-9 Partners of Covina, and LaVerne K-9 & Police Foundation.

She loves traveling, photography and art.   Linda's greatest love is her family.



Donna enjoys being involved with the City of Covina.  Donna works with Sanders Towing.  She serves on K-9 Partners of Covina, helps Covina Yellow Ribbon, and serves on the board of directors for the Covina Chamber of Commerce.


Karla grew up in Covina and graduated from Covina High School.  Karla and her husband Dan own Unique Printing in Covina.

Karla is proud to serve on K-9 Partners of Covina and loves spending time with her family, rescue dog and camping.

Karla is camera shy....