A message from George Harms - President- International Association of Arson Investigators, West Virginia Chapter

I would like to thank the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI), West Virginia Chapter, for the honor to serve as President for this coming year. I also want to thank President Jon Jorgensen, and the previous board of directors for the excellent job that they have done over the past year. I acknowledge that there have been some hurdles that they have had to overcome, which makes their achievements all the more significant. I especially want to thank Korri Powers for her untiring devotion to the organization. Without Korri, I truly believe that my job as President would be so much harder. I’m sure that past presidents would agree.

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West Virginia Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators, Incorporated and is hereinafter referred to as the Chapter. The name of the Chapter may be used by any member, if such use is in conformity with a policy established and approved by the Board of Directors.


The objectives and purposes of this Chapter shall be:

To unite for mutual benefits, those public officials and private persons engaged in the control of arson and kindred crimes.

To provide for an exchange of technical information and developments.

To cooperate with other law enforcement agencies and associations to further fire prevention and the suppression of crime.

To encourage high professional standards of conduct among members and to continually strive to eliminate all factors which interfere with the administration of justice.

To foster greater professional competence in the investigation techniques and recognition of the crime of arson in our society.

The Chapter shall not be operated for profit and its funds may not be used to align with any political body, group or persons to advance the candidacy of any individual.

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