Officers & Directors


The American Academy of Forensic Sciences is governed by an 18 member Board of Directors. Seven of the members are Officers of the Academy: President, President-Elect, two Vice Presidents, Immediate Past President, Secretary, and Treasurer.

The remaining eleven members of the Board are elected by their respective sections for a period of three years on a staggered basis according to a rotational plan established by the Board (AAFS Bylaws, Article IV, Section 2a).

* Indicates Member of the Executive Committee
** Alternate Member-at-Large

2018-19 Officers

President

Susan M. Ballou, MS *
AAFS
410 N. 21st Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80904
(843) 231-5912
ballouaafs@gmail.com

 


Vice President

Laura C. Fulginiti, PhD *
Forensic Science Center
701 W Jefferson
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 506‑3322
drfulgi@cox.net
Term: 2/17-2/20


Secretary

Jeri D. Ropero-Miller, PhD *
RTI International
3040 Cornwallis Road
PO Box 12194, Bldg 7, Rm 211
Research Triangle Park, NC  27709
(919) 485-5685
jerimiller@rti.org


Past President

Betty Layne DesPortes, JD, MS *
Benjamin & DesPortes, PC
PO Box 2464
Richmond, VA 23218
(804) 788-4444
bldesportes@gmail.com


President-Elect

Zeno J. Geradts, PhD *
Netherlands Forensic Institute
Laan van Ypenburg 6
Den Haag 2497 GB
NETHERLANDS
+31‑70‑888‑6413
geradts@uva.nl

 


Vice President

 

Ruth E. Winecker, PhD
OCME
3025 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27669-3025
(919) 743-9025
ruth.winecker@dhhs.nc.gov 
Term: 2/18-2/21

 


Treasurer

Carl R. McClary, BA
ATF
2600 Century Parkway, Ste 410
Atlanta, GA  30345
(404) 315-4606
carl.mcclary@atf.gov


2018-19 Directors

Anthropology

Eric J. Bartelink, PhD
California State University, Chico
Dept of Anthropology, Butte 311
400 W First Street
Chico, CA 95929-0400
(530) 898-4905
ebartelink@csuchico.edu
Term: 2/18-2/22


Criminalistics

Anjali A. Ranadive, JD
SciLawForensics, Ltd
1834 Overlook Ridge Road
Brookings, SD 57006
(301) 351-6140
scilawforensics@aol.com
Term: 2/18-2/22


Digital & Multimedia Sciences

Douglas S. Lacey, BS
BEK TEK LLC
9 Kingsland Drive, Ste 111
Stafford, VA 22556‑1353
(540) 602‑2706
doug@bektekllc.com
Term: 2/16-2/19


Engineering Sciences

Mark I. Marpet, PhD, PE
14 Cowie Road
Chester, NJ  07930-9715
(908) 872-7089
mmarpet@comcast.net
Term: 2/17-2/20


General

Paul E. Kish, MS
Forensic Consultant & Associates
PO Box 814
Corning, NY  14830
(607) 962-8092
paul@paulkish.com
Term: 2/17-2/20


Jurisprudence

Paul Messner, JD
980 Dry Ridge Mt. Zion Road
Dry Ridge, KY 41035‑7672
(859) 903‑9368
firecycle@twc.com
Term: 2/16-2/19


Odontology

John P. Kenney, DDS, MS **
7528 Oakhaven Trace
Nashville, TN 37209
(847) 922-3078
frnscdds@aol.com
Term: 2/13-2/19


Pathology/Biology

Andrew M. Baker, MD *
Hennepin County ME
530 Chicago Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 215‑6312
andrew.baker@hennepin.us
Term: 2/16-2/19


Psychiatry & Behavioral Science

Karen B. Rosenbaum, MD
49 W 24th Street, Ste 908
New York, NY 10010
(917) 748-5428
kbrosenb@gmail.com
Term: 2/18-2/22


Questioned Documents

Thomas W. Vastrick, BS
522 S Hunt Club Blvd, Ste 217
Apopka, FL
(407) 234-3219
vastrick@yahoo.com
Term: 2/15-2/18


Toxicology

Sarah Kerrigan, PhD
Sam Houston State University
1003 Bowers Blvd
SHSU Box 2525
Huntsville, TX 77341
(936) 294-4286
sxk003@shsu.edu
Term: 2/17-2/20