June 21, 2021 PAAI Annual Meeting, Ramada Inn
The PAAI held our 2021 Annual meeting at the Ramada Inn on June 21, 2021. New officers were elected and awards were presented. Thank you to all that attended.
Photos are below:
New Officers sworn in by Past-President Rich Wunderely
Awards Presented for Accidental Photo Jason Gaines
Awards Presented for Fire investigator of the Year 2021 Ryan Gehman
Awards Presented for Fire investigator of the Year 2020 David Favinger
Incoming President David Klitsch presents Out going President Kevin Pezzano with Past President Plaques
June 21-23, 2021 PAAI Annual June Training. IAAI Electrical Aspects of Fire Investigation with Mike Keller
The PAAI was finally able to get back to in person training and held our June Training at State College June 21-23. 2021. Thank you to the Ramada Inn, Center County Fire Training Center and Mike Keller for helping us present another quality class for our attending members.
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May 2019 Evidence Collection Technician Practicum, Lehighton PA
The IAAI and PAAI held an ECT Practicum in Lehighton PA. Twelve Candidates took the practicum and passed all testing stations. Congratulations to the candidates. Thank you to the evaluators that gave up their Saturday to assist those wishing to advance their careers. Special Thank You to Insurance Evidence Services (IES) for the use of their Lehighton PA facility for the testing.
2019 JACK CHRISTMAS WEEKEND STATE COLLEGE PA
The 2019 Jack Christmas Training Weekend was well attended and provided 9 hours of test and 3 hours of non-tested Continuing Education Units. Topics included Fire Dynamics, Fire Origin and Cause and Haz-Mat Awareness Refresher. A few changes had to be made due to some cancellations by insturcotrs but the program was well recieved and attended. In addition to the instructor challenges the Hotel had to close the restaurant tue to an issue that occurred on Thursday night.
Thank you to the instructors and those that attended and made it another successful PAAI event.
FIRE INVESTIGATOR OF THE YEAR CPL GREG AGOSTI RECEIVES HIS AWARD
TODD SOONG PRESENTING FIRE DYNAMICS TO THE ATTENDEES
PRESIDENT RICH WUNDERLEY PRESENTS LONG-TIME HOTEL EMPLOYEE RUTH HARTMAN WITH A CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION AND A PAAI T-SHRT. RUTH HAS BEEN TAKING CARE OF THE PAAI FOR 30 YEARS AT THE RAMADA INN. SHE IS A WELCOME PART OF OUR TRAINING EXPERIENCE EVERY YEAR.
RICH LENGEL PRESENTING HAZ-MAT TO THE ATTENDEES.
PRESIDENT WUNDERLEY PRESENTING TODD SOONG WITH A PLAQUE THANKING HIM FOR HIS PRESENTATION.
PRESIDENT WUNDERLEY PRESENTING RICH LENGEL WITH A PLAQUE THANKING HIM FOR HIS PRESENTATION.
IAAI 2-DAY VEHICLE FIRE INVESTIGATION CLASS READING PA
OCTOBER 1-2, 2018
VEHICLE WIRING OVERLOAD DEMONSTRATION
2018 ANNUAL SEMINAR AND BUSINESS MEETING JU
2018 FIRE INVESTIGATOR OF THE YEAR
The PAAI is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2018 Fire Investigator of the Year is Cpl. Greg Agosti, PA State Police Troop C.
Cpl. Greg A. Agosti, IAAI-CFI has been employed by the PA State Police for the past 19 years and has been investigating fires for the past 13 years. He is currently the supervisor of the Troop C, Fire Marshal Unit. He is an instructor for the PA State Fire Academy and has served as a firefighter for the past 28 years. The Troop C Fire Marshal Unit cleared 62% of the arson incidents investigated in 2017.
Photo by J. Bradish
Greg was unable to attend the meeting this year and we will present his award at The Jack Christmas Training Weekend.
PAAI JACK CHRISTMAS WEEKEND 2018
Seminar Chair Seth Graybill present David Powell with Plaque thanking him for his Presentation: Overview of the Investigation of Fires Involving Lighting Fixtures
Seminar Chair Seth Graybill present James Lord with Plaque thanking him for his Presentation:Forensic Applications of Fire Protection Systems
Seminar Chair Seth Graybill present Michael Zazula with Plaque thanking him for his Presentation: Avoiding Investigative Pitfalls and Conducting Unassailable Scene Investigations Involving CSST/HVAC Systems
IAAI/PAAI Electrical Class Reading PA August 2017
June 2017 Annual Seminar
2017 Fire Investigator of the year Carl Richards PSP
JUNE 2017 SEMINAR AND AGM
JACK CHRISTMAS WEEKEND 2017
MIKE JOHNSON PRESENTED WITH PLAQUE RECOGNIZING HIS SERVICE TO THE PAAI AS PAST PRESIDENT
PRESIDENT KRAIG HERMAN PRESENTS DEB KEELER FROM IAAI WITH A CHECK FOR $1000 TO SUPPORT CFITRAINER.NET
SEMINAR CHAIR DUSTIN SHIREMAN PRESENTS INSTRUCTORS PLAQUES AND PAAI CHALLENGE COINS
IAAI ELECTRICAL CLASS, WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA