Illinois Association of

Technical Accident Investigators

IATAI Board Members

Dave Keltner - President

Dave is the current Major of Chicago Patrol Command for the Illinois State Police. Dave began reconstructing traffic crashes in 2002, while working patrol in District Chicago. Dave has instructed multiple crash-related courses for the Illinois State Police and local law enforcement agencies.  Dave is ACTAR accredited and has been deemed an expert witness in multiple northern Illinois counties for crash reconstruction, forensic mapping, and Event Data Recorder (EDR) evidence. In addition to sitting as the President of IATAI since 2006, he also serves as the President for the Will County Police Chief's Association.

Email Dave at president@iatai.org

Dan Keeler - Vice President

Dan Keeler is a Sergeant with the Evanston Police Department and is currently the Operations Supervisor for the North Regional Major Crimes Task Force Major Crash Assistance Team.  Dan is ACTAR accredited and has been IATAI's representative on the ACTAR Governing Board of Directors since 2019. Dan has been the IATAI Vice President since 2021.

Email Dan at vicepresident@iatai.org

Mike Zachacki - Secretary

Mike is an Officer with the Morton Grove Police Department and is currently a Team Leader for the North Regional Major Crimes Task Force Major Crash Assistance Team.  Mike is ACTAR accredited.

Email Mike at secretary@iatai.org

Krista Kellam - Treasurer

Krista is the Northern Master Sergeant with the Illinois State Police's Traffic Crash Reconstruction Unit. Krista has been with the ISP since 2009, has been a certified ILETSB reconstructionist since 2012, and has been deemed an expert witness within Cook County for crash reconstruction. Krista has been serving as IATAI's Treasurer since 2019.

Email Krista at treasurer@iatai.org

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