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29 Jan 2017

OKIAAI Board Minutes 1-26-17

Date: 1/26/2017

Time: 10:14 AM

Location: Tulsa Fire Dept Training Center

Presentation: Donation of $3925 to OK Burn Camp presented to Scotty Stokes, Director

Call to order by President

Roll Call (Bold Italic = Absent)

Scott Winford (Past Pres),  Jeff VanDolah (Pres), Ashley Stephens (1st VP),

David VanBuskirk (2nd VP), Chris Woodall (3rd Yr.),  Dan Salts (3rd yr),

Bill Hollander ( 2nd Yr.),  Fred Henderson (2nd yr), Tommy Scott (1st Yr),

Stan Smith (1st Yr), Heather Stanley (Executive Secretary), Neal Moore (Secretary/Treasurer)

Reading and Approval of Minutes: Motion to forgo reading and approve minutes by Ashley Stephens and seconded  by Neal Moore. Status = Approved unanimously

New Membership: None

Treasurer’s Report: Neal Moore reported balance of $21,996.68.  Motion to approve report by Dan Salts  and seconded  by Chris Woodall Status = Approved unanimously

 Committee Reports

Annual Conference: Jeff VanDolah advised the 2016 conference was an amazing team effort.

Ashley Stephens advised he is considering Dave Cusadis of National Fire Academy to present on the topic of electrical fires with possibility of offering R255 certification. The conference will be in Tahlequah with tentative dates of October 25-27, 2017.

Holiday Inn in Tahlequah possible conference hotel. Looking into 2-3 facilities for the training.

Dan will look into the possibility of holding a golf tournament the day before the conference.

Merchandise: None

 Regional Conferences: ATF will be offering Arson for Prosecutors in OK.

 Nominating: None.

 Awards: Heather reported our winners from 2016 conference will be submitted to the IAAI.

 Membership: Heather Stanley reported 114 current members

CFI: Nothing to report.

 Website: Heather advised she will be doing updates in the next couple weeks.  

 Report from the Executive Secretary: Heather requesting authorization to purchase up to $400 in office supplies.   A motion was made by Neal Moore and seconded by Dan Salts.  Status = Approved unanimously.

Report from Secretary/Treasurer: Dan reported taxes are filed through 2015 and will need to be filed again in September for 2016.  He will verify with the accountant.  Neal reported that Bank of the West and they requested documentation that we are a non-profit and who the signees are for the account.  Neal and Heather have to go to the local branch and do a new signature card.

 New Business:

International Conference is April 10-14 in Las Vegas. The chapter will send Jeff VanDolah and Neal Moore.

Chris will work on a new template for a name tag/membership card combination for this year’s conference.

 Next Meeting: February 23, 2017

Location: Stillwater Fire Administration

Time: 10am

 A Motion to Adjourn was made by Ashley Stephens Seconded by Tommy Scott

Status = Approved unanimously

adjourned at: 11:00 AM

29 Jan 2017

OKIAAI Annual Meeting Minutes 10-26-16

Date: 10/28/2016

Time: 10:32 AM

Location: OSU Forensic Science Center

Call to order by President and then seating of new board

Roll Call (Bold Italic = Absent)

Scott Winford (Past Pres) Jeff VanDolah (Pres) Ashley Stephens (1st VP)

David VanBuskirk (2nd VP) Chris Woodall (3rd Yr.)  Dan Salts (3rd yr)

Bill Hollander ( 2nd Yr.)  Fred Henderson (2nd yr) Tommy Scott (1st Yr)

Stan Smith (1st Yr), Heather Stanley (Executive Secretary), Neal Moore (Secretary/Treasurer), Bill Cathcart (attorney)

 

Motion to accept 2nd Vice President by acclimation made by Mark Mitchell and seconded by Gary Dill.  Status=Approved unanimously.

Motion to destroy ballots made by Mark Mitchell and seconded by Tommy Scott. Status=Approved unanimously.

Reading and Approval of Minutes: Motion to forgo reading and approve minutes made by Dan Salts and seconded  by Ashley Stephens. Status = Approved unanimously

New Membership: Heather Stanley

16 New Members

Treasurer’s Report: Neal Moore reported balance of $15,788.36.  Motion to approve report by Ashley Stephens and seconded  by Gary Dill. Status = Approved unanimously.  As there are no changes to the positions of Treasurer or Executive Secretary, Neal Moore and Heather Stanley continue to have sole signing ability with Bank of the West checking account and debit cards.

 Committee Reports

 Annual Conference: (VanDolah)

87 attendees

Thanked OSU or their facilities and instructors Frucci and Napp for volunteering their time. Next year’s conference will be held in Tahlequah.

 Merchandise: Heather Stanley will audit merchandise and report at next meeting.

 Regional Conferences: Nothing to report.

 Nominating: None.

 Awards: Can submit photos at okiaai.org from 11/1 to 9/30. Winners are entered into International contest.

Jody Cooper offered to donate from his organization JJMA $50 for first place and $25 for second place for each category (Arson and Accidental) for the photography awards starting in 2017.

Awards: Presented by Jeff VanDolah

 Presentation of President Award to Scott Winford

 Presentation of Investigator of the Year to Scott Winford

 Presentation of Photography to David Randolph and Todd DeSmet

Acknowledgement of Enid FD for winning International Inv of the Year

Membership:

Heather Stanley reported 105 current members and reminded attendees to have their co-workers renew online.

CFI: nothing to report

 Website: Membership expressed satisfaction with updated website.

Report from the Executive Secretary: None

Report from Secretary/Treasurer: (Neal Moore)

Burn camp donation total: $1200

A motion to match the funds made byAshley Stephens and seconded by Bill Hollander.  Status=Approved unanimously.

Thank you to the Durhams and TheWay Corp for also matching the $1200 raised in Burn Camp donations.

 New Business: None

 Next Meeting: January 2016

Location: TBA

Time: TBA

A Motion to Adjourn was made by Jeremy Robbins and Seconded by Jody Cooper

Status = Approved unanimously

Adjourned at: 10:46 AM

03 Oct 2016

OKIAAI Board Minutes 9-13-2016

Date: 9/13/2016

Time: 10:11 AM

Location: OSU Forensic Science

Call to order by 1st Vice President

Roll Call (Bold Italic = Absent)

Gary Dill (Past Pres)  Scott Winford (Pres) Jeff VanDolah (1st VP)

Ashley Stephens(2nd VP) Bill Hollander (3rd Yr.) Tommy Scott (3rd yr)

Chris Woodall ( 2nd Yr.)  Dan Salts (2nd yr)  David VanBuskirk (1st Yr)

Fred Henderson (1st Yr), Heather Stanley (Executive Secretary), Neal Moore (Secretary/Treasurer).

Guests: None

Reading and Approval of Minutes: Motion to forgo reading and approve minutes by Ashley Stephens and seconded by Gary Dill. Status = Approved unanimously

New Membership: None

Treasurer’s Report: reported balance of $8,364.60.  $1691.04 is pending in PayPal.  Motion to approve report by Gary Dill and seconded  by Bill Hollander Status = Approved unanimously.

Committee Reports

Annual Conference: conference will be in Tulsa at OSU Forensic Science Center- 1111 W. 17th Tulsa, OK 74107 Room D107. Scott has arranged for Tulsa FD honor guard and Jeff will look into an OSU president for keynote.  Dates will be Oct 26-28, 2016.  John Frucci – Director of IMPEX. Center for Improvised Explosives will be the featured speaker.  Charles Knapp – Haltom City FD will present Arson Task Force training for small communities.

Fairfield Inn and Suites is conference hotel. Limited number of rooms are blocked for $89/night Agenda is currently 2 days of 1033 and 921.

Door Prizes being considered: Knife, Donation by Integrity Fire, Customized Fire Pit.

Smoker will be used to raise donations for burn camp. Drawing end of 2nd day.

Speakers will be given Yetis.

We will provide bottled water, coffee and donuts. Dan may be able to provide the water.

Scott will arrange for ice and coffee pot from the training center.

Neal, Bill and David will bring cofee makers.

Jeff will order and pick up donuts.

Scott and Gary and Bill will provide a cooler.

Heather will create a link of restaurants for website

Scott will check on a map of the facility to post on website.

Jeff will create a test for the course.

Lunch: McAllister’s boxed lunch Wednesday-David will arrange. Rimkus will sponsor $500 of the cost.

Scott and Ashley are still working on instructor for Handling the Mentally Ill Thursday afternoon.

Merchandise: Neal received 5.11 backpacks for conference give-away. He also ordered Black Spiral/orange emblem notebooks w/pen to be given away. 5.11 has provided hats.

Regional Conferences: Rimkus is creating a live burn March 3, 2017

Nominating: None.

Awards: We have 2 submissions so far for photos. 

Membership:

Heather Stanley reported 244 current members

CFI: None.

Website:

Conference updates are posted. Dan added membership renewal form.

Report from the Executive Secretary: None

Report from Secretary/Treasurer: None

New Business: None

Date: October 25, 2016

Location: Tulsa – OSU Forensic

Time: 2pm

A Motion to Adjourn was made by Ashley Stephens and Seconded by Chris Woodall

Status = Approved unanimously

adjourned at: 11:18 AM

22 Aug 2016

OKIAAI Board Minutes 8-18-2016

Date: 8/18/2016

Time: 10:05 AM

Location: OSU Forensic Science

Call to order by 1st Vice President

Roll Call (Bold Italic = Absent)

Gary Dill (Past Pres)  Scott Winford (Pres) Jeff VanDolah (1st VP)

Ashley Stephens(2nd VP) Bill Hollander (3rd Yr.) Tommy Scott (3rd yr)

Chris Woodall ( 2nd Yr.)  Dan Salts (2nd yr) David VanBuskirk (1st Yr)

Fred Henderson (1st Yr), Heather Stanley (Executive Secretary), Neal Moore (Secretary/Treasurer).

Guests: Tom Gersbeck and John Frucci

Reading and Approval of Minutes: Motion to forgo reading and approve minutes by Jeff Van Dolah and seconded by Gary Dill. Status = Approved unanimously

New Membership: One

Treasurer’s Report: reported balance of $8,414.60.  Motion to approve report by Jeff VanDolah and seconded  by Ashley Stephens. Status = Approved unanimously.

Committee Reports

Annual Conference: conference will be in Tulsa at OSU Forensic Science Center- 1111 W. 17th Tulsa, OK 74107 Room D107. Scott has arranged for Tulsa FD honor guard and Jeff will look into an OSU president for keynote.  Dates will be Oct 26-28, 2016.  John Frucci – Director of IMPEX. Center for Improvised Explosives will be the featured speaker.  Charles Knapp – Haltom City FD will present Arson Task Force training for small communities.

Fairfield Inn and Suites is conference hotel. Limited number of rooms are blocked for $89/night Agenda is currently 2 days of 1033 and 921 and .

Door Prizes being considered: Knife, Donation by Integrity Fire, Customized Fire Ring.

Smoker will be used to raise donations for burn camp. Drawing end of 2nd day.

Speakers will be given Yetis.

Dan will look into pricing of providing one or two lunches.

We will provide bottled water, coffee and donuts. Dan may be able to provide the water.

Scott will arrange for ice from the training center.

Jeff will create a list of restaurants for website

Scott will check on a map of the facility to post on website.

Jeff will check into hotel room for Knapp.

Jeff will create a test for the course.

Merchandise: Neal received 5.11 backpacks for conference give-away. He also ordered Black Spiral/orange emblem notebooks w/pen to be given away. 5.11 has provided hats.

Regional Conferences: No update.

Nominating: None.

Awards: We have 2 submissions so far for photos.

Membership:

Heather Stanley reported 111 current members

CFI: None.

Website:  Website is updated and live.

Report from the Executive Secretary: None

Report from Secretary/Treasurer: None

New Business: None

NEXT MEETING: Date: September 13, 2016

Location: Tulsa – OSU Forensic

Time: 10am

 A Motion to Adjourn was made by Ashley Stephens and Seconded by David VanBuskirk

Status = Approved unanimously

adjourned at: 11:21 AM

 

21 Jul 2016

OKIAAI Board Minutes 7-21-2016

Date: 7/21/2016

Time: 10:07 AM

Location: Tulsa Fire Administration

Call to order by 1st Vice President

Roll Call (Bold Italic = Absent)

Gary Dill (Past Pres)  Scott Winford (Pres) Jeff VanDolah (1st VP)

Ashley Stephens(2nd VP) Bill Hollander (3rd Yr.) Tommy Scott (3rd yr)

Chris Woodall ( 2nd Yr.)  Dan Salts (2nd yr) David VanBuskirk (1st Yr)

Fred Henderson (1st Yr), Heather Stanley (Executive Secretary), Neal Moore (Secretary/Treasurer).

Reading and Approval of Minutes: Motion to forgo reading and approve minutes by Neal Moore and seconded by Jeff VanDolah. Status = Approved unanimously

New Membership: None

Treasurer’s Report: reported balance of $13,639.60.  Motion to approve report by Jeff VanDolah and seconded  by Ashley Stephens. Status = Approved unanimously.

Committee Reports

Annual Conference: conference will be in Tulsa at OSU Forensic Science Center- 1111 W. 17th Tulsa, OK 74107. Scott has arranged for Tulsa FD honor guard and Jeff will look into an OSU president for keynote.  Dates will be Oct 26-28, 2016.  John Frucci – Director of IMPEX. Center for Improvised Explosives will be the featured speaker.  Charles Knapp – Haltom City FD will present Arson Task Force training for small communities.

Fairfield Inn and Suites is conference hotel. Limited number of rooms are blocked for $89/night Agenda is currently 2 days of 1033 and 921.

Door Prizes being considered: Cooler, Gun, fire ring, generator, kicker, knife, smoker. Dan will follow up on ordering fire pit/ring. Speakers will be given Yetis.

Merchandise: Neal to order 5.11 backpacks for conference give-away. He will also order Black Spiral/orange emblem notebooks w/pen to be given away.

Regional Conferences: No update.

Nominating: None.

Awards: We have 2 submissions so far for photos.

Membership: Heather Stanley reported 110 current members

CFI: Jeff proctored a test this week.

Website: Website is updated and live.

Report from the Executive Secretary: Thank you received from OK Burn Camp and from Magalassi Foundation.

Report from Secretary/Treasurer: None

New Business:

Date: August 18, 2016

Location: Tulsa – TBD

Time: 10am

 A Motion to Adjourn was made by David VanBuskirk and Seconded by Jeff VanDolah.  Status = Approved unanimously

adjourned at: 11:07 AM

 

21 Jul 2016

OKIAAI Board Minutes 6-23-2016

Date: 6/23/2016

Time: 10:04 AM

Location: Tulsa Fire Administration

Call to order by 1st Vice President

Roll Call (Bold Italic = Absent)

Gary Dill (Past Pres)  Scott Winford (Pres) Jeff VanDolah (1st VP)

Ashley Stephens(2nd VP) Bill Hollander (3rd Yr.)  Tommy Scott (3rd yr)

Chris Woodall ( 2nd Yr.)  Dan Salts (2nd yr) David VanBuskirk (1st Yr)

Fred Henderson (1st Yr), Heather Stanley (Executive Secretary), Neal Moore (Secretary/Treasurer).

Reading and Approval of Minutes: Motion to forgo reading and approve minutes by Gary Dill and seconded by Dan Salts. Status = Approved unanimously

New Membership: None

Treasurer’s Report: Heather Stanley reported balance of $13,689.60.  Motion to approve report by David VanBuskirk and seconded  by Tommy Scott. Status = Approved unanimously.

Committee Reports

Annual Conference: conference will be in Tulsa at OSU Forensic Science Center- 1111 W. 17th Tulsa, OK 74107. Scott will look into Tulsa FD for honor guard and an OSU president will be keynote.  Possible topics are 1033-Frucci as possible instructor, CV prep, and Arson case study. Dates will be Oct 26-28, 2016.  John Frucci – Director of IMPEX. Center for Improvised Explosives will be the featured speaker.

Fairfield Inn and Suites is being considered for conference hotel. Jeff is working with hotel to get a contract. Agenda is currently 2 days of 1033 and 921.

Door Prizes being considered: Cooler, Gun, fire ring, generator.

Merchandise: Jeff will get with Neal to order 5.11 backpacks for conference give-away. Black Spiral notebooks w/pen will also be given away.

Regional Conferences: No update.

Nominating: None.

Awards: We have 2 submissions so far for photos.

Membership:  Heather Stanley reported 110 current members

CFI: Jeff was contacted by a member and is pending training materials to schedule exam.

Website: Website is updated and live.

Report from the Executive Secretary: OSU Foundation gave us a Thank You card and tax receipt for hole sponsorship.

Report from Secretary/Treasurer: None 

New Business: David asked about availability of Arson Reward Posters for distribution. The board will follow up with Attorney Cathcart now that we have non-profit status about the possibility of managing the funds for OAAC.

Date: July 21, 2016

Location: Tulsa – TBD

Time: 10am

A Motion to Adjourn was made by David VanBuskirk and Seconded by Gary Dill.  Status = Approved unanimously

adjourned at: 11:15 AM

 

25 May 2016

OKIAAI Board Minutes 5-25-2016

Date: 5/25/2016
Time: 10:10 AM
Location: QAI Testing Laboratories

Call to order by 1st Vice President

Roll Call

(Bold Italic = Absent)

Gary Dill (Past Pres); Scott Winford (Pres); Jeff VanDolah (1st VP); Ashley Stephens(2nd VP); Bill Hollander (3rd Yr.);  Tommy Fletcher (3rd yr); Chris Woodall ( 2nd Yr.);  Dan Salts (2nd yr);  David VanBuskirk (1st Yr); Fred Henderson (1st Yr),; Heather Stanley (Executive Secretary); Neal Moore (Secretary/Treasurer)

Reading and Approval of Minutes

Motion to forgo reading and approve minutes by Neal Moore and seconded by Bill Hollander. Status = Approved unanimously

New Membership

One

Treasurer’s Report

Neal Moore reported balance of $17,169.63. Motion to approve report by Scott Winford and seconded by Chris Woodall. Status = Approved unanimously.

Committee Reports

Annual Conference: conference will be in Tulsa at OSU Forensic Science Center- 1111 W. 17th Tulsa, OK 74107. Scott will look into Tulsa FD for honor guard and an OSU president will be keynote.  Possible topics are 1033-Frucci as possible instructor, CV prep, and evidence collection. Dates will be Oct 26-28, 2016.  John Frucci – Director of IMPEX. Center for Improvised Explosives will be the featured speaker.

Fairfield Inn and Suites is being considered for conference hotel. Jeff is working with hotel to get a contract.  Agenda is currently 2 days of 1033 and 921. Will will attempt to make this a tested course. 3rd day for CV prep.

Merchandise: Jeff will look into merchandise options including Write in The Rain products, magnetic name tag holders. Acrylic clipboards, Yeti coffee mugs, laptop backpack. Pcnametag.com or namebadgeproducts.com for magnetic nametags.

Regional Conferences: No update.

Nominating: None.

Awards: We have 2 submissions so far for photos.

Membership:

Heather Stanley reported 110 current members

CFI:  

Website: Dan VanBuskirk is finishing revisions and website should be live in the next few days.

Report from the Executive Secretary:

None

Report from Secretary/Treasurer

None

New Business
  • Jeff reported IAAI conference was well done. Ken Helms accepted IOTY award on behalf of Enid FD.
  • BW Scott recognized as only international member with 50 years.
  • Brian McDonald provided a tour of QAI Testing Laboratories.
Next Board Meeting

Date: June 23, 2016
Location: Tulsa Fire Administration
Time: 10am

A Motion to Adjourn was made by Gary Dill and Seconded by Jeff VanDolah.
Status = Approved unanimously
Adjourned at: 10:54 AM