Monthly Archives: January 2021

AAFS Virtual Section Business Meetings

Source: Cheryl Hunter, Membership Coordinator With the section business meetings being conducted virtually the week prior to the AAFS Annual Meeting, it is imperative that members register by the pre-registration deadline. You MUST be registered for the annual meeting in order to attend the section business meetings. Your attendance is critical in order to achieve a […]

2021 Voting Member Documents Now Available

Pursuant to AAFS policies, specific documents must be provided to the Voting Members of the Academy prior to the Annual Business Meeting. The following documents are available online through the secure member log-in portal on the AAFS website: 2021 Applicants List 2021 Proposed Bylaws Amendments 2020 Audit Report 2020 Annual Business Meeting Minutes To access these […]

Bureau of Justice Webinar Links Posted

Source: Kenneth E. Melson, JD, AAFS CFSO Liaison The Consortium of Forensic Science Organizations (CFSO) worked with the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) to conduct a webinar on the navigation of the new JustGrant System and errors the membership were encountering. Click HERE to view the presentation on the BJA website. Click HERE to view […]

New Solicitation From the National Institute of Justice (NIJ)

Source: Jonathan McGrath, PhD, National Institute of Justice The NIJ recently released a new FY2021 solicitation on “Research and Evaluation on Crime Laboratory Systems and Processes.” With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals for research and evaluation projects aimed at understanding and strengthening the accuracy and reliability of a crime laboratory’s systems and processes. The closing […]