October 2nd, 3rd, and 4th, 2006
After registration, most of Monday afternoon and evening saw participants renewing old acquaintances and meeting new contacts, in other words, networking and intelligence gathering.
Tuesday afternoon, after classes ended, the IAATI Western
Regional Chapter held its annual meeting. 2006 IAATI WRC President
Petrelli (Alliance United Insurance) conducted a chapter meeting
and held elections. IAATI National President Tommy
Hansen (Galveston County Sheriffs) attended the meeting. Gary
Labb (Santa Ana PD/OCATT Retired) was elected as the 2007 IAATI
WRC President, Skip Davidson (Davidson Investigations)
1st Vice President, Rick Greenwood (Riverside
PD) 2nd Vice President,
J.D. Hough (Arizona
DPS) 3rd Vice President, and Jim Kautz (Westminster
CO PD) 4th Vice President/Treasurer. Gary then presented 2006 IAATI
Dave Petrelli with a "thank
On Tuesday night there was a hosted bar and buffet dinner served to give the participants an additional chance to network with one another.
On Wednesday night there was the annual banquet and closing ceremonies.
2006 WSATI Southern Chapter Secretary Rick Greenwood, spoke about the 2007 seminar that will be held in San Diego, California at the Town and Country Resort from September 10th to September 14, 2007. NICB will be hosting the 3rd Annual Gary Gray Memorial Golf Tournament in conjunction with the WSATI seminar and will be held on September 10th, 2007.
WSATI Northern Chapter President Cliff
Gray called IAATI Western Regional Chapter President Dave
Petrelli and Lee S. Cole & Associates CEO Lisa
Hanks up to the podium to present the annual IAATI
WRC Lee S. Cole Award. Lisa spoke of her time with Lee and
his vehicle theft background. She then announced the 2006
Lee S. Cole Award winners to be CHP Inland Division Investigators
There were numerous door prizes handed out, with Mike Miller brightening the evening with his wit.
A lot of the credit for the success of the seminar is due to the following:
Northern Chapter Committee Members
Sponsors and Vendors of the 35th Annual WSATI Training Seminar