Monthly Archives: January 2023


YFSF Wants You!

Source: Zain Bhaloo, MSc, YFSF Chair Hello everyone! We are eagerly getting ready for this year’s Young Forensic Scientists Forum (YFSF) Special Session! We look forward to seeing you there! We wanted to reach out to everyone to let you know that this year we will be looking to fill TWO spots on the YFSF […]


YFSF Wants You!

Source: Zain Bhaloo, MSc, YFSF Chair Hello everyone! We are eagerly getting ready for this year’s Young Forensic Scientists Forum (YFSF) Special Session! We look forward to seeing you there! We wanted to reach out to everyone to let you know that this year we will be looking to fill TWO spots on the YFSF […]


2023 Annual Business Meeting – Voting Member Documents

Pursuant to AAFS policies, specific documents must be provided to the Voting Members (Members, Fellows, Retired Members, Retired Fellows, and Associate Members approved for promotion to Member at the meeting) of the Academy prior to the Annual Business Meeting.  The following documents are available online in your AAFS member portal: 2022 Annual Business Meeting Minutes […]


General Section Nominations

In accordance with the General Section Policy and Procedure Manual, the Nominating Committee published a call for section nominations on the AAFS Newsfeed for the positions of Section Director, Chair, and Secretary. The Nominating Committee consisting of Paul Kish, TL Williams, and William Andrews unanimously nominated: Claire Shepard – Full Term as Section Director Melissa Connor […]


The FSF International Association of Forensic Sciences (IAFS) Scholarship—February 8 Deadline

The International Association of Forensic Sciences (IAFS) Scholarship: Offered Through the Forensic Sciences Foundation (FSF) PURPOSE: The IAFS is an international association focused on bringing together academics, managers, researchers, and scientists from around the world to discuss and debate issues focal to the forensic science disciplines. The IAFS proclaims its goals and objectives to be: “to […]


Are You Interested in Serving on a Committee?

Source: Kimberly Wrasse, AAFS Assistant Director This year, AAFS launched a new feature in your membership portal that allows you to express interest in volunteering for a section committee or Academy-wide committee. As the meeting gets closer, committee chairs will be looking to fill committee vacancies for the coming year. If you are interested in […]