South Chapter

  • Are you a CFI or IAI member working or living in the South?
  • Are you looking for exceptional professional development opportunities, educational programs, and networking functions?
  • Do you wish to contribute to the science of interviewing?

If yes is the answer, then welcome to the IAI South Chapter.

Next IAI South Chapter Meeting
To be determined

Chapter Leaders:

  • Chair:  Jim Bishop, CFI, LPC, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
  • Vice Chair:  Dave Harben, CFI, Ascena Retail
  • Vice Chair:  Chris Fontana, CFI, Collin County Sheriff’s Office
  • Secretary/Treasurer: Open
  • Continuing Education and Membership Chair:  Eric Hieber, CFI, Big Lots
  • Immediate Past Chair:  Towanna Bazile, CFI, AT&T
  • Advisory Board Sponsor:  Cary Jones, CFI, HVHC Inc., Visionworks of America, Davis Vision

What are the goals of the South Chapter?

  • Continuing Education
  • Networking
  • Grow the Chapter
  • Advance the IAI and CFI Brand
  • Define Value for our Organizations

Who can join?
Anyone who is a CFI or an IAI member can attend the meetings as well as anyone interested in becoming a CFI or IAI member.

Where will the meetings take place?
The South Chapter meetings will be held regionally in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana.

Check out what’s going on with the Chapter by reviewing past board meeting minutes
August 31, 2017
September 21, 2017
October 12, 2017
October 26, 2017
November 16, 2017
January 4, 2018
January 11, 2018
January 18, 2018
January 25, 2018
February 15, 2018
March 22, 2018
March 29, 2018
April 5, 2018
April 26, 2018
May 10, 2018
May 24, 2018
June 7, 2018
August 16, 2018
August 30, 2018
September 13, 2018
September 27, 2018
October 11, 2018
January 10, 2019
January 24, 2019
February 14, 2019
February 21, 2019
March 28, 2019
May 20, 2019

Recent South Chapter Meeting Recap
The last IAI South Chapter Meeting was Tuesday, March 5th, 2019.  Attendees had the opportunity to hear new & exciting information & presentations from within the Interviewing industry, which have not been presented before at IAI South Chapter meetings. Venue and Networking Lunch was provided by Axis Communications Steve Darrah, PCI & Yesenia Krueger.

Speakers Included:  W-Z Guest Speaker – Wayne Hoover, CFI – Senior Partner, Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates, Brock Cary – Axis Communications, who presented “Interview Audio & Visual Recording,” Axiom Partners, LLC who presented on “Social Media,”  and Jim Bishop, CFI – Cracker Barrel Old Country Store who presented “Interview Witness Selection.”