Arizona Chapter - International Association of Arson Investigators

Welcome to the Arizona Chapter of The International Association of Arson Investigators (AZIAAI). The AZIAAI is Arizona's oldest, most respected association for professionals who investigate fires and arsons, professionals who prosecute or defend fire/arson cases, insurance professionals who handle fire/arson claims and crime scene professionals who process fire/arson scenes.

The AZIAAI is Arizona's authority of experts in the field of fire/arson investigations. Our diverse group of members is well acquainted with fire/arson investigations, insurance claims, scene processing, prosecution/defense. If you would like more information on fire/arson investigations, or the services the AZIAAI provides please contact our communications director. We welcome media inquiries or requests as well as public requests for information.

Upcoming Training

Please check our calendar for upcoming training and other events.


Congratulations to our new Chapter Officers!

Keith Paffrath - President
Willie Nelson - 1st Vice President
JT Collier - 2nd Vice President
Carlos Elzy - Board (re-elected 3 year term)
Sean Garnand - Board (re-elected 3 year term)
Matt Reed - Board (fill JT Collier vacancy)
Amiee Dickinson - Secretary
Rob Helie - Membership

The Advanced Fire Seminar was a success!

Great instructor and great topic. We received great feedback during the seminar and are already looking to next year.