Budget and Finance Committee:
The Committee shall be responsible for all financial matters involving dues, expenses and income. In addition, the Committee will see the proper planning and budgeting is carried out during the year.
Members: Officers and the Board of Directors
The duties of the Committee shall be the general administration of the Certified Fire Investigator Program in accordance with the Practice and Procedures Manual of the International Association of Arson Investigators. Additionally, the Committee shall be responsible to promote and encourage participation in the Certified Fire Investigators program by all qualified persons.
Member(s): Norman (Van) Presson
The duties of this committee shall be to contact any member or the family of a member during personal illness or death in their immediate family to extend condolences from the Association. Further, the Committee shall make sure the President or Secretary/Treasurer is informed of a death which may come to any member of the Association.
Members: Northern Area – Mike Dulaney, Central Area – Greg Travis, Southern Area – Joe Crawford
Constitution & Bylaws Committee:
The duties of the Committee shall be to advise the officers, directors and members of the Association on matters pertaining to the Constitution and Bylaws. In the event of proposed changes, it shall further be the duty of this committee to review and prepare the proposed changes in a suitable format for presentation to the officers and members of the Association. Additionally, the Committee shall service in a review capacity for the Standard Operation Procedures for the Committees of the Association.
Members: Chris Deaton, Marshel Berry and Kirk McDaniel, Andy Cartlidge, Van Presson
Education and Training Committee:
The duties of the Committee shall be to oversee the education and training portion of all training Seminars of the Association. The Committee shall further encourage, solicit, and assist in the development of new innovative ideas for the education and training of the Association.
Members: Area Vice Presidents – Southern VP – Scott McRainey, Central VP – Gerald Pickle, Northern VP – James Gentry
The duties of the Election Committee shall include the publication of ballots and procedures for voting, the administration of the voting at the fall meeting, and the security and tallying of all votes cast.
Members: Margaret Pinter, Marshel Perry, Mitchell Mixon, Gerald Pickley, Van Presson
Ethical Practices and Grievance Committee
The duties of the Committee shall be to investigate any and all allegations of misconduct directed toward the officers, directors or members of the Association. Allegations of misconduct shall include but are not limited to the following: (1) criminal offenses, (2) neglect of duty. (3) violation of the code of ethics, policies, rules or procedures of the Association and, (4) conduct that tends to reflect unfavorably on the members of the Association. These duties also include the investigations of Chapter 7 of the Certified Fire Investigators Practice and Procedures Manual. Following the completion of an investigation the Committee shall forward the results and recommendations in writing to the officers and directors of the Association for final action.
Members: Jimmy Jackson and Kirk McDaniel
The duties of the Committee shall be to maintain the hospitality room during conferences and to provide the board of directors with a budget and seek approval for any funds spent. The area vice president shall serve as the chair of this committee.
Members: Lisa Jones, Pete Adcock, Dennis Welch, Eric Smith
Investigator of the Year Committee:
The duties of the Committee shall be to professionally critique or assess all nominations submitted for consideration for the purpose of either Criminal Investigator of the Year or Civil Investigator of the Year. The Committee shall complete this duty without divulging their decision until the appropriate time and only to the President and Secretary/Treasurer to obtain the award to be presented.
Members: Greg Travis & Kirk McDaniel
The duties of this committee are to create and implement new ideas which will increase membership for the Association. The Committee shall report to the Board of Directors the progress of this Committee.
Members: Keith Black, James Gentry, Matt Massey
The duties of this Committee are to develop new ideas for merchandise which will bear the Association’s official logo for the purpose of promoting the Association. This committee shall present the ideas to the Board of Directors to be approved and shall be presented in such a timely manner to have the items ready for all members at each fall seminar.
Members: Jimmy Jackson, Lisa Jones, Scott McRaney
Members: Eric Reynolds, Margaret Pinter, Mitchell Mixon, Marshel Pinter