WESTERN STATES AUTO THEFT
INVESTIGATORS ASSOCIATION
SOUTHERN CHAPTER
TRAINING MEETING / LUNCHEON

May 17, 2001 - RainTree Restaurant - Carlsbad


President Bill Lovold started the meeting by welcoming everyone to the newest WSATI venue, the Mercedes Benz Training Center.  There was a standing room only crowd for the meeting, with numerous participants from Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside, and San Diego counties coming to the meet- ing.

Bill then had the members in attendance do self introductions.  Bill thanked the San Diego PD contingent for their large numbers in attendance.

Bill then introduced the 2001 WSATI Southern Chapter Officers, as well as current members of the Board of Directors, as well as Past Presidents attending.

Bill spoke about the upcoming 2001 WSATI Seminar that will be hosted by the Southern Chapter of WSATI in 2001 in Palm Springs.  Bill handed out material regarding the seminar and suggested people start making reservations for the seminar.  He also handed out seminar registration forms.  The forms can also be found in a downloadable Word97 version by clicking here.

Bill then introduced the guest speaker, San Diego County Sheriffs Detective Ben Conrique, who spoke about the Computer Voice Stress Analyser (CVSA).  Ben's presentation included a Power Point Slide Presentation.

Diana Rummel, Executive Director of the Crime Prevention Program for the Construction Industry, spoke about the Alpha Lock.

The members were then invited to partake in the sandwich buffet luncheon provided by the Rain Tree.

Bill then opened the microphone to audience members who wished to speak.

Bill then asked for any nominations for the Bent Screwdriver Award.   There were no nominees for the award.  March 2001 award winner Randy Garcia of NICB came forth to explain why he won the award and why some other folks should have been given it along with him.  It appeared from the laughing that San Diego County Sheriffs Detective Gary Steadman (also WSATI Sergeant-at-Arms) agreed with Randy.

The raffle was then held.  There was some controversy as several of the members managed to draw their own tickets or tickets of the person sitting next to them at their table. 

The meeting was adjourned. 

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