Welcome to the official website of the Ohio Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators. This is your source for everything associated with fire investigation in Ohio and throughout the industry.
Your Executive Board and Board of Directors are here to serve the membership of the Ohio Chapter. Please contact any of us with your questions and ideas, especially in the areas of fire and explosion investigation training and certification. Our primary goal is to provide the membership with relevant, high-quality training opportunities to assist you in obtaining and/or maintaining your certifications. The Ohio Chapter is in a unique position to accomplish this goal, with Ohio Chapter members serving on the International Board of Directors. Scott Bennett is the current President of the International and Trace Lawless is an International Director, serving as the Training and Education Committee Chairman. Both are Past Presidents of the Ohio Chapter.
The Ohio IAAI Chapter General Meeting is scheduled in conjunction with the Ohio Arson School. The Ohio Arson School will be held August 7 – 11, 2017, at the Crowne Plaza North, Columbus, Ohio. The Ohio IAAI Chapter is sponsoring the training on Tuesday, August 8, 2017, with Attorney Karrie J. Clinkinbeard, a partner at the Armstrong Teasdale law firm speaking on the topic of “Testifying Tips and Lawyer Tricks.” The General Meeting will be held at approximately 3:00 PM that day. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend the General Meeting.