Calendar of Events

2023 CIT Conference

The 2023 CIT Conference is heading south this year. Please join us February 6th – 8th at the Island House Hotel in Orange Beach. We have a great line up of speakers this year. On Wednesday afternoon there will be a breakout session for construction board attendees. The registration fee is $325 or $300 if more than five people from one agency attend. Invoices will be emailed to attendees after registration is received. To make your hotel reservation use this link:

Link to Island House Hotel

Or call the hotel directly at 251-981-6100 and enter group code ARB at under Special Rates.

To register for the conference fill out the below form:

Register for CIT Conference

CIT Conference Agenda

2023 Certified Investigator Training
February 6ᵗʰ – 8ᵗʰ, 2023
Island House Hotel
Orange Beach, Alabama Agenda

Monday, February 6ᵗʰ

2:00 – 3:30 Registration
Island Ballroom Lobby

5:00 – 7:00 – Opening Reception
Luna’s Eat and Drink
25753 Canal Rd, Orange Beach

Tuesday, February 7ᵗʰ

7:30 – 8:30 Registration
Island Ballroom Lobby

8:00 – 10:00 Sean Collins, Analyst
Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA)
Sovereign Citizen

10:00 – 10:15 Break
10:15 – 11:15 Laury Morgan, Deputy Director
State of Alabama Department of Personnel
Retired State Employees and Personnel Update

11:15 – 12:30 Lunch
Nick Vonerau, Departmental Marketing Specialist
Mark Mitchell, Special Agent
Alabama Securities Commission – Investor Protection Grant
How Not to Be a Victim of Fraud
12:30 – 1:30 Tara Hetzel,
Attorney General’s Office

1:30 – 1:45 Break

1:45 – 3:45 Bobby Moore, Special Agent
Attorney General’s Office
Social Media

Wednesday, February 8ᵗʰ

8:00 – 10:00 Mark Hopwood, Director of the Center of Applied Sciences
Jacksonville State University
Narcotics Exposure/Drug Hazards/Chemical Endangerment

10:00 – 10:15 Break

10:15 – 11:15 John Roach, Assistant District Attorney
Baldwin County District Attorney’s Office
Case Studies

11:15 – 12:15 Breakouts Sessions (Rooms to be Announced)
12:15 – 2:15 Lunch and Construction Breakout
Seth Gowan, Deputy Attorney General/General Counsel
Home Builders Licensure Board
Kristi Hagood, Assistant DA
Baldwin County District Attorney’s Office
Investigating, preparing and presenting unlicensed cases for criminal prosecution
Alabama’s Aggravated Home Repair Fraud Statute