All of the Board of Members would like to thank the over 300 attendees that made the trip to Atlantic City for the 2023 NJIAAI AGM. Without you, this event would not be one of the best conferences in the country for the field of fire investigators. We would also like to thank all of the vendors for their sponsorships and Michele Stuart, Steven Avato, and Teresa Postell for their presentations as instructors.
We would also like to congratulate all of the award and scholarship winners:
John West Sr Memorial Juvenile Fire Setters Grant – Mercer County Youth Fire-Setter Program
Gene Dannenfelser Memorial Scholarship – Michael Sawicki
Jerry Maxwell Memorial Scholarship – Eric Kaminsky
Jerry Maxwell Memorial Scholarship – Ivanna Marrero
Fire Investigation Unit of the Year – Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Arson Squad Crime Unit
Fire Investigator of the Year – Keith Ferraiolo Union County Fire Investigation Task Force
NJIAAI Life Membership – Michael Gallagher
NJIAAI Life Membership – Ed Nunn
President’s Award – New Jersey State Fire Marshal’s Office K9 Unit
Congratulations to the newly elected executive officers and board members
President – William Rieger Jr.
Treasurer – William Johnson
Recording Secretary – Mark Sylvester
Corresponding Secretary – Daniel Pacewicz Jr.
Sgt At Arms – Michael Hines
Central Region Vice President – Michael Gallagher
North Region Director – Joseph Macones
Central Region Director – Nicholas Chiorello
South Region Director – Daniel Williams
We would also like to acknowledge the many years of dedication and service to this chapter by New Jersey State Trooper Bomb Unit Jim Varick who served as NJIAAI President and IAAI Board of Director Joseph Herzberg who served for more than two decades as NJIAAI Treasurer. Both men have helped shape the chapter to what it is today. Jim will serve as Immediate Past President to the chapter and Joe will continue to be an ambassador between the chapter and the IAAI. Their dedication to the chapter is unwavering and we thank them for all the work they have done over the years.
Please look out for future training and we hope to see you again next year at the 2024 NJIAAI AGM!